Entries by Lou Fabian

In Los Pinos

It’s been almost a week since I jumped on the plane to come to Bolivia.  And it’s been a good week.  I’ve struggled, mightily at times, but we’re also still taking steps forward. That’s the goal on a daily basis, to make progress here in Bolivia, both professionally AND personally.  Some strides are larger than others, […]

At Immersion School

Over the course of the last couple of years, I’ve been taking Spanish classes to help me, well, learn Spanish.  In the past, I’ve taken language courses in French, German, and even Japanese, but they’ll do me little good as I’m prepping for my move to Bolivia.  If I would have only known to make […]

In Sopocachi (soon)

One of the big pieces of moving to Bolivia, is trying to find a place to stay while I’m there! Short term accommodations are easy, since you can use hotels, AirBNB’s, crash at a friend’s place.  BUT, long-term is a different story. Questions come up around: can I sign a lease?  Will someone rent to a foreign […]

In the Colorado Mountains

As I get ready for my ONE-WAY trip to La Paz, I personally have a lot to get completed and accomplished before that happens in June.  Moving, renting out my place, getting meeting scheduled, things along those lines. BUT, there’s also un-finished climbing business.   As many people know, I moved to Colorado in 2010 for […]

in Washington DC

Well, here goes nothing… my first blog post for Pidola!  Feedback is welcome… 🙂   Yesterday, May 10th, I went down to Washington DC to visit our friends at the Bolivian embassy. I was back East to surprise my mom for Mother’s Day, so I figured I’d take some time and head to both DC and […]