Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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The Altitude Diaries..., La Paz - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

The Altitude Diaries...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... there will be trouble - she will take my coke and my chocolate.  This cannot happen... 3.  I have found a perfect bathroom in Bolivia.  It is clean.  It doesn't smell.  It even has toilet paper.  There are no signs of the ...

A bit down on my way up..., Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

A bit down on my way up...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... , lots of wildlife (including tons of mosquitos), table mountains and awesome waterfalls with gorgeous swimming pools. But when walking around Santa Cruz, checking the different options (go solo, with an agency etc.), they tell me that although it's high ...

New Years Eve in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

New Years Eve in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... We decided to escape the mold and hard work of the Animal Sanctuary before New Year and head to Santa Cruz, which is the second biggest city in Bolivia and also the scene of some recent protests which have fortunately now calmed down. We were recommended ...

Sweating In Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Sweating In Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... warm and tropical climate this is the first time we have felt heat in two months.....no more 5 layers of clothing!! Santa Cruz is the largest city in Bolivia and means the 'Holy Cross of the Hills'. Again, like Sucre, this was just a stopover before we ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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A setback in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

A setback in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... damage to our little Honda three times (twice in one day!) while manoeuvering in or out of parking spots/garages/gates. But here in Santa Cruz, Bolivia´s biggest city, I have proven that you don´t even have to be behind the wheel to put a dent in a car! ...

Bonus day in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bonus day in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... have settled in the area from the USA and Canada. Apparently there are more than 60,000 of them in the countryside around Santa Cruz... even so a few of their kids and babies we saw looked decidedly inbred! So this afternoon it´s "Adios Bolivia" as ...

I´ve An Inking Of An Idea, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

I´ve An Inking Of An Idea

A travel blog entry by irax

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... spending 9 months wearing the same clothes they´re all a bit ropey. Stepped outside and started walking down the post-apocalyptic streets of Santa Cruz. It didn´t take long before I was sniped from the side. Pleas for them to stop didn´t work and I had ...

I Can See The Train A Coming, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

I Can See The Train A Coming

A travel blog entry by irax

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So when I finished my last entry, I said that I bought a ticket and headed for the train back to Santa Cruz. What I didn´t mention was that I couldn´t buy one of the expensive (8 pounds) cushy tourist class tickets and could only get my hands on a cheap ...

the death train, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

the death train

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... take 30 hour bus west across Brazil, enter Bolivia at seriously flooded east side and catch the 20 hour death train across Bolivia to Santa Cruz. Aaaahhh yes, the infamous Bolivian death train.  Takes anywhere from 20 to 25 hours and in the wet ...

Why Did I bother?, San Jose de Chiquitos, Bolivia travel blog

Why Did I bother?

A travel blog entry by irax

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... to chicken out, return to Santa Cruz and head back to places that are more accessible. On the other hand, perhaps I´ve missed out on a real travel gem, I´ll never know. With this I bought my ticket to Santa Cruz and headed for the train ...

Sucre-Santa Cruz-Paraguy - Iguazu - 65hrs by bus, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre-Santa Cruz-Paraguy - Iguazu - 65hrs by bus

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... were open and you inhaled dust constantly, our seats kinda reclined but it was grim.  18th Dec -  We arrive in Santa Cruz, Bolivia around 7am in the morning  We proceed to try and get a ticket to Paraguy - in Bolivia you can only buy ...

Back to Life Again, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia travel blog

Back to Life Again

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... other areas beckon and throwing a dart at the map gave me Santa Cruz over you. Apart from really just being a random selection, Santa Cruz seemed  the natural direction to head due to warm weather and lack of tourists.  Faced with the ...

Relaxing in the Sun, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Relaxing in the Sun

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... regretting that error and the fact that roadworks delayed our arrival.  Despite that less than stellar start I enjoyed my time in Santa Cruz. The hostel was quite a walk from the centre of town but a brilliant place to relax with it's own small ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by midgesrtw

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There was not much to say on Santa Cruz. We were only there for one night and Midge was unfortunately very sick so we didn't get to see much of the city although we dont think that it offers much in terms of sight seeing. Midge claims that he ...

Carnival, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Carnival

A travel blog entry by timtravels

... made friends with some English and Aussie guys and spent the first day relaxing by the pool. That week it was carnival in Santa Cruz. What this means is that everything closes and everyone goes to war armed with waterballoons, foam and dye of all ...

train de santa cruz a corumba, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

train de santa cruz a corumba

A travel blog entry by loelai

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SANTA CRUZ..., Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

SANTA CRUZ...

A travel blog entry by gurcanelbek

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... gözlemlediğim kadarı ile. 4000 metrelik soğuk La Paz nerede, yaklaşık 2000 metrelik sıcak Santa Cruz nerede. Tarija'daki eğlenceli günlerden sonra kendimi başlangıçtab yalnız hissettim Santa Cruz'da. ...

Dernier jour en Bolivie, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Dernier jour en Bolivie

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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C'est notre dernier jour en Bolivie, finalement, nous partons ce soir pour Buenos Aires. Nous prenons un bus pour le centre pour y passer la journee principalement sur la place ŕ critiquer les gens qui passent et dans un cafe a jouer aux cartes. ...

Monkeys galore!, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Monkeys galore!

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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The bus got ended up to be quite nice - the nicest vehicle i've seen here in fact - a kind of samll people carrier although they still made 3 of us sit across the back wich was a bit of a squash. We had a fully functioning car with good breaks whichh ...

Petite Colombie / Little Colombia, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Petite Colombie / Little Colombia

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

... le Brésil et au bord du Pantanal, sans trop savoir ce que je pourrais bien y faire. ---------- The road between Cochabamba and Santa Cruz would certainly be beautiful by day, amongst green mountains and lush valleys. By night it was a whole other story: ...

Back in Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Back in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

... the shortest ever stay in Brazil (3 nights), but I was very impressed and will return one day... A lazy day followed back in Santa Cruz, updating my blog and eating at a Brazilian all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant. I'd been thinking about doing some more ...

Santa Cruz.....why?, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Santa Cruz.....why?

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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... with her here are a few lines to wet your appetite. Melted chocolate with peanuts, exploded bag.....bum, extensive clean up. Santa Cruz Is a bit shit. It does have wide footpaths though, a pleasant change from Sucres narrow ones and often rude people ...

Lopen, lopen en nog eens lopen, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Lopen, lopen en nog eens lopen

A travel blog entry by jenaarza

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... klaar waren met wandelena, maar ook in Bolivia hebben we weinig stilgezeten. Vanuit La Paz zijn we direct doorgevlogen naar Santa Cruz, hier hebben we verschillende soorten apen, capibari´s (megacavia´s), kaaimannen en een luiaard gespot. De laatste was ...

actually NOT bye bye Bolivia.. change of countries, Sta Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

actually NOT bye bye Bolivia.. change of countries

A travel blog entry by monig

... ticket to Tarija, a wine town in the South of Bolivia..... meant to be really nice. and it means I get to stay in Bolivia longer..... yipee. Then I will probably move on to Argentina from there.... can´t wait... Well, that´s how quick it can go.. ...

400m above sea level yeay!, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

400m above sea level yeay!

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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... all closed so we had to hit the ATM naturally followed by the shops.  After we looked around the only attraction in Santa Cruz the cathedral we hit the Irish bar and had a couple of beers fully intending to write some postcards but failed ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by karrina

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... to a Bolivian bar. Felt a bit left out. Apparently gringos (us White people) arent so accepted in the bars and clubs in Santa Cruz. Basically the whole hostel were hung over the next day. We all went to the bus station to organise our buses out ...

Battery charging, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Battery charging

A travel blog entry by gobo

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... was also a bit worrying when we saw them refilling the fuel tank from a 5 gallon drum-by hand!  We made it to Santa Cruz without a hitch. In our 2 days in Santa Cruz we did absolutely nothing...in fact 2 Israeli girls wanted to know what ...

Vol de nuit / Night flight, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Vol de nuit / Night flight

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... notre progression, nous laissant la voie libre et calme. Ça démarre au coucher du soleil et dure jusqu'ŕ notre approche sur Santa Cruz. C'est bon d'ętre avec des amis ŕ nouveau. We arrive at the airport early. Just in case we didn't ...

Sweaty in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Sweaty in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by nick.furmston

... change tyres again (how many spares does a bus have?) waking up at about half an hour before our revised time to arrive in Santa Cruz. Only to see the sign saying 156km to go! Patiently we settled back for the journey, the countryside looking far more ...

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