Welcome to the travel blog of Luke Kelly. I flew to Brazil in January 2011 with a one way ticket. Follow me as I journey around South America, getting by on the proverbial shoe string. I love football, design, music & food amongst other things and I'll be working as I travel - so those will probably be regular themes here. But a bit like my trip, I haven't really got a plan for this blog, so lets see what happens...
Posts tagged "Universitario"
Final game of the Bolivia season - here come The Strongest...

Final game of the Bolivia season – here come The Strongest…

Arriving at Estadio Olímpico Patria for the final game of the season, there was a whole extra level of excitement and atmosphere. The Strongest were in town, and as one of Bolivia’s really big (well relatively) and successful sides, they attract a lot of glory hunters I think. They were also in with a chance...
Football: Universitario hammer La Paz 5-1!

Football: Universitario hammer La Paz 5-1!

My second trip to Estadio Olímpico Patria, this time to see Universitario take on already relegated and bottom of the table La Paz. On paper this looked a much easier game than the previous match against last season’s champions. I’d also managed to get a bit of a gringo group together – a firm if...
Universitario beat Oriente Petrolero to ease relegation fears

Universitario beat Oriente Petrolero to ease relegation fears

Having seen live football in Brazil and Argentina, I was keen to see what the game was like in Bolivia. I looked into it and it turned out my apartment was just 3 blocks from the home of Sucre’s top flight team – Universitario – so getting along to a game or two was going...