Hotel Boutique "El Consulado"
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... the land owners wanted him dead. They ended up hanging him from a lamppost in the square. 20yrs later the people decided he was a hero and gave him a statue. Ironically the statue is under the lamppost he was hung from. Another infamous drunken president swapped a huge amount of fertile, rich land on the border with Brazil for a white horse the Brazilian president had. The horse died 2 years later. The square still sports building with bullet holes from a major dispute in ...
... centuries old cacti. Looking at the island and the cacti in contrast with the salt flat felt like looking at something super surreal or almost like from another planet. We hiked up to the top of the island and back down. After that we continued to another part of the salt flat and took a few more pictures before heading to the salt hotel where we were staying that night. At the salt hotel, we had some tea and crackers and people started lining up for the "hot shower." It was more like ...
... manner. Bus is delayed? It's the South America factor. You have to go through three different lines filling out 5 different forms just to buy a ticket somewhere? Boom. South America factor. Anyways, as I soon came to find, Bolivia has a South America factor that is off the charts. Just crossing the border to Copacabana took me an hour as literally every customs officer I encountered failed to do their job accurately in some way. Sometimes it seems that ...
... But before long things had gone south and Bolivian government didn't want the internationally spread bad press and forbid any further tours. The last thing to mention about San Pedro Prison is that the main source of income is the incredibly pure cocaine that is produced on the inside and then smuggled out. Traditional clothing: The choice whether women were wearing traditional clothes or not used to be a question of money. Nowadays women can chose based on ...
... decided on some colours and bargained for the price. Reluctantly the lady accepted and we headed off with our new souvenirs. We had another lovely dinner at the Mexican with Liz and heard about how she was going to get to the animal park she is volunteering in for 2 weeks. It sounded like a hassle but she was keen to go so hopefully it all works out for her. Vicki and booked the death road bike tour for the next day and on the way back to the hostel I sucked it up and ...