National Geographic : 1943 Mar
) .±anuuna, ueugrapnc Boceety ±.ouacnrumne DY uarn .bell Nine Thousand Feet above La Paz's Red-tile Roofs and Modern White Buildings Towers 21,184-foot Illimani, the "Great Mother" Some travelers suffer from mountain sickness here. They may reach sea level over railroads branching from the station(foreground) tothree non-Bolivian Pacific ports. Twin spires mark a church built by the Spaniards, who founded the city in 1548. Staircase streets carry expanding La Paz into the walls ofthe Altiplano 1,500 feet above.