Earth's mantle

Mountains Bigger Than Everest May Lie Deep Inside Earth

Scientists used the second largest earthquake on record to glimpse the terrain 410 miles under our planet's surface.
Becky Ferreira

Will Coffee Survive Climate Change? We Traveled to the World’s Highest Farm to Find Out

"Unlike a human, a coffee plant cannot walk away from where it is. As a tree, it bears the brunt of the changing conditions over its lifespan.”
Dan Gentile
south america

A Bolivian Grape Harvest with Steven Soderbergh

Singani is made from Muscat of Alexandria grapes, cultivated in Bolivia's mountainous vineyards. The Ocean’s Trilogy director has been hooked on the spirit since his first taste ten years ago, and took me along to see how the grapes are harvested.
Sorrel Moseley-Williams

Bolivian Government Officially Blames Pilot, Airline for Chapecoense Disaster

Although they haven't listed the exact cause of the crash, the Bolivian government is officially blaming the pilot, Miguel Quiroga, and the charter airline in a new report.
Brian Blickenstaff

Trax Couture Signing Sikuri's New Video is the Safest Acid Trip You'll Ever Have at Work

Enjoy mindbending visuals alongside some sublimely minimal club music by a young Bolivian producer.
Josh Baines
Fast Food

How Global Food Prices Led to the Rise of Fast Food

With Western convenience comes high levels of fat, sugar, and salt.
Nick Rose
south america

Why Peru’s Altiplano Farmers Eat Clay with Their Potatoes

Inhabitants of the Altiplano area of Peru have been eating clay since pre-Columbian times, more for its medicinal properties than earthy taste. I try it with chuño potatoes and golden ulluco tubers.
Tony Dunnell

How Sucre Became the Chocolate Capital of Bolivia

Nearly anyone you ask in Sucre has an opinion on who makes the best chocolate in town, which is considered Bolivia's chocolate capital despite being located nowhere near the country's chocolate growing regions.
Aaron Kase

Bolivian Architecture Is Undergoing a Psychedelic Revolution

Architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre combines past and future in his "New Andean" architecture.
DJ Pangburn

Here's What Happens After a Massive Cocaine Bust

Civilians "better duck, first of all, because the bullets are gonna fly."
Allie Conti
mountain biking

For Sale: Survival on Bolivia’s Death Road

Bolivia’s Death Road doesn’t kill many people these days, but scores of tour companies still peddle its dangerous reputation. I threw in to see what the ride was actually like.
Lauren Evans

Global Street Style Comes to Life in 'Fashion Tribes'

The phenomenon of globalized style in a portrait book.
TCP Staff