Hotel Boutique "El Consulado"
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... have much larger heads than the westerners. So as to not have to waste the hats already ordered the sombreritos were turned into a fashion item for women and so the tradition was born. Nowadays the most expensive hats are still made by the same Italian company and can potentially cost up to 10.000 US dollars. In addition wearing the hat perfectly straight on top of the head means the woman is married whereas a hat tilted to the side generally indicates the woman is ...
... then took 45 minutes to do so. The driver was at least kind enough to drive us to the beautiful main square of the small Tiwanaku township, however. The drive back was passed quickly thanks to the hilarious conversation that we had with an Aymaran (local indigenous) woman, with whom we exchanged knowledge of words in English, Spanish and Aymaran - she cackled loudly at Casey's attempts at the pronunciation-important Aymaran!
Laura spent much of that evening very sick, ...
... structure has been removed, like when the Spanish arrived they removed stones from the site to build a church in the town. The main temple of Tiwanaku is in the shape of a cross and orientated perfectly east to west, and as the sun rises on the different solstices (March, June, September and December) the sun strikes a large rock at the West end. The North wall is also not as long as the South which represents the longer and shorter days of summer and winter. Around the site are ...
... journey was next to come and as you'll see from the pictures we basically cycled across cliff edges which was fun! The whole day was set upon beautiful scenery and the weather was perfect so all in all a great day out! That night we went to the bar in the hostel for a few celebratory drinks and entered into a drinking game/tournament of flip cup... The next day we travelled 11 hours overnight of what was the bumpiest bus journey you could ever imagine... But ...
... br> We continued 30:2 CPR until a group of french guys arrived having heard our calls for help; "ayudar, ayudar". One of them was a fireman with excellent leadership skills and first aid training. He changed the ratio to 15:2 which is the old way, in England anyway but I said nothing. Should I have? Would it have made a difference? The young man had been unresponsive for over 15 minutes, lying in the snow in -10 degrees. This continued for 30 minutes with 3 french ...