Travel Blogs from Samaipata, Bolivia

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Uphill slog in Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Uphill slog in Samaipata

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... ! So we decided to go with plan B - hiring bikes and cycling to the nearby Pre-Inca archeological site called El Fuerte. Samaipata town itself is a pleasant little place, surrounded by green hills and with a pretty town square. It´s located at an ...

El Fuerte, The Strength., Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

El Fuerte, The Strength.

A travel blog entry by irax

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... without too much more trouble now that we were pro´s against these guys. Despite the main Carnival finishing a week earlier, Samaipata has another mini-carnival one week later, just exactly where we were. We were trying to decide whether we should ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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We spent a few days in the small village of Samaipata. Other than wandering around relaxing we visited El Fuerte, which are mostly unexcavated Inca ruins. However, the bits you can see are impressive, mainly the ceremonial area, where grooves in the rock ...

Mysterious signs in rock, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Mysterious signs in rock

A travel blog entry by mlc

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... ruins throughout Mexico were nothing of the sort). El Fuerte The site is the top of a sandstone hill. The hills around Samaipata are attractive mounds of sandstone thinly covered with grass and trees. El Fuerte however has a hump of sandstone exposed ...

Lazy days..., Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Lazy days...

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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After a very lazy day sunbathing and chatting with a very entertaining Irish guy called Tony and a Dutch girl he was travelling with, the Russian guys informed me that evening that they'd changed their minds about the tour and wanted to cut it down to ...

Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins

A travel blog entry by jled

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After being informed by our hostel that the micros to Samaipata left from the bus terminal, being corrected AT the bus terminal, and then finally finding a cab driver who knew where to take us, Josh and I paid for one extra seat ($4) and our micro left. 3 ...

Little Mountain Refuge, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Little Mountain Refuge

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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... maak je niet meer zoveel mee! Gelukig zijn de prijzen redelijk dus konden we het makkelijk een weekje uithouden. Samaipata is een van de 'hippy hangouts' van Bolivia en het is dus niet zo vreemd dat het ons wel beviel. Het ligt op slechts 1750m boven de ...

Us back to nature... or nature back to us?, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Us back to nature... or nature back to us?

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... of typical Arab Andalusian architecture. The Spaniards abandoned the settlement and moved to the nearby valley were the town of Samaipata is currently located. The archeological site at El Fuerte is unique and it encompasses buildings of three different ...

Bolivian ode to a great team, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian ode to a great team

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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On friday the 12th of july I saw an advert for live super rugby whilst watching the tour de france on espn in Sucre, Bolivia. I rushed down to a wifi zone to see when the next chiefs game was. I found out it was a local derby vs the blues, kicking off ...

Samaipata, small relaxing village, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata, small relaxing village

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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... once they are full. It was a 3 ½ hour bumpy ride on gravel and dirt roads. Finally we reached the beautiful village of Samaipata set within the stunning Cordillera foothills. We didn't realize that the place that we were staying at was quite so far from ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... ;инезии.    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Samaipata is a small village located by the Amboro National ...

Guiding the Guide, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Guiding the Guide

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

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Meeting some of the locals, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Meeting some of the locals

A travel blog entry by sanjay17

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... came to fill the car. Luckily with my half Spanish and their half English managed some conversation... one was a handicraft maker in Samaipata; one owned an organic farm called ´Ginger´s Paradise´ where they teach how to farm and build the old way; ...

Villa Amboro, Villa Amboro, Bolivia travel blog

Villa Amboro

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

It was a long and bumpy taxi ride to the park, and then another long trek until we arrived at the campsite, but when we got there it was worth it.  Of course, it had been raining heavily the previous night, and I fell over in the mud, so I was a bit ...

Samaipata, au bord de la jungle, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata, au bord de la jungle

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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... trouvé une petite auberge pour nous accueillir à cette heure là! On a passé 4 jours au vert dans le doux climat de Samaipata...après presque 1 mois de déserts et de villes! Une petite ballade autour du village le premier jour pour se mettre en ...

From Paraguay to Bolivia, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

From Paraguay to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by amitevron

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... next her. Oh well. Next up on my agenda is La Higuera, where Che Guevara was killed 43 years ago. Many people take day tours from Samaipata or Valle Grande but I refuse to do it with a guide. I'll find another way to get there even if I have to walk! ...

Zu Gast bei den Inkas, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Zu Gast bei den Inkas

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... zwei Sitze weiter nur ein "Ach, die schlaeft einfach nur." Na dann... Hier wird man wohl recht frueh abgehaertet! Samaipata selbst war dann auch wirklich das kleine, suesse Oertchen, wie wir uns das gewuenscht hatten. 2000 Einwohner und ein paar ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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... bird....and my first ever snake in the wild, a little green one.... The scenery around here reminds me of the Coromandel Peninsula. Samaipata could have been Coromandel town in a past life, all be it a run down version....minus the summer crowd. There are ...

I can see why Che came by this area, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

I can see why Che came by this area

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... to the gas station on the main road where we would catch the overnight bus to sucre, and said our goodbyes to samaipata. Housing ACCOMIDATIONS: We stayed at Bolivian Romance La Posada. 1/2 a block formthe main plaza 944-6218 www.bolivianromance.net ...

Samaipata, the little mountain town, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata, the little mountain town

A travel blog entry by freyal

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... ), checked out the crapola markets..... what a big fat waste of time and then checked our email and headed straight back to Samaipata. After seeing several people miss night buses over the previous few days we made sure we were down at the stop rather ...

Peace & quiet, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Peace & quiet

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... up from the main road at 4am by Trent and Chary, owners of the highly recommended and beautiful La Posada del Sol guesthouse in Samaipata. I was allocated a room in the main house which had a brand new mattress – the best bed I've slept in on my ...

The Giant Ferns, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

The Giant Ferns

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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An hour away in a jeep, up the worst road I have ever travelled in my life, we started a walk into the Cloudforest to view the giant ferns. Emerging at the summit we were treated to amazing views of the foothills of the Andes. It was a very tiring day ...

The road to Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

The road to Samaipata

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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It was two and a half hours from Santa Cruz to Samaipata, despite only being about 70 miles. The road started off good, but soon deteriorated to concrete before finally disappearing into huge stone cobbles and giant potholes. There seemed to be no logical ...

The winter solstice, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

The winter solstice

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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We spent six nights in Samaipata in total and we really did have to drag ourselves away! Most mornings, we woke up very hung-over due to Jamies antics in the Dutch bar every night. The solstice came around on Sunday so we all packed our crates of beer, ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by bilinga

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... , the centre of most of the anti-Evo pressure, so we headed for the hills to a beautiful little town called Samaipata. (Evo was re-elected by a clear majority). Samaipata is just coming onto the tourist radar and with good reason. It´s ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... way back to Samaipata our tour guide offered to drive us around for the next day as we wanted to see some more sights around Samaipata before returning in our taxi to Santa Cruz. We had a great meal again that night and arranged to meet a girl called ...

SAMAIPATA..., Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

SAMAIPATA...

A travel blog entry by gurcanelbek

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SAMAIPATA 06-08 May 2013 Upon of Mi Amore’s advice I went Samaipata. I stayed at Hostal El Jarden. Lovely ambiance. The photos of my room will reflect the nice ambient. It resembled to me the Villages of Karadeniz (Black Sea region of Turkey). ...

Regenseizoen, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Regenseizoen

A travel blog entry by anneliesroosen

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... de brandweerwagens en toen konden we er eindelijk uit. Brr. Ik nam samen met een Duits koppel een taxi van 2,5 uur naar Samaipata voor €3.  De weg daarheen was heel mooi, met prachtige groene bergen, ravijnen en watervallen. En ik dacht dat ik ...

Samaipata, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Samaipata

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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... excellent time that Finola & I had, but also for the sentimental and nostalgic feelings it brought me. In 2002, Samaipata was the first stop in Bolivia for me and my group, where we spent half a week working in a local school, before setting off for ...

Off to the country!!! Lovely!!!, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Off to the country!!! Lovely!!!

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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... Sunday morning I took a shared taxi, (that would be 3 adults and a kid in the back and 3 adults in the front!!!) to Samaipata.  Well if I thought Santa Cruz was relaxed I simply LOVED Samaipata.  It was just stunning to chill out and walk around ...

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