Urbari Apartment Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... only bushes and trees to stare at. It was tedious to say the least and not only that, I needed a wee (I was not going in the tiny bus toilet next to the men and where the bus was almost tipping over each time it hit a pot hole). At 12pm the bus pulled into customs for the Paraguay side: our bags were checked, our passports were stamped and I made a dash for the Ladies (a terrible place, gave the Glastonbury toilets a run for their money!). There were no shops ...
... through the zoo.
Left the zoo at 6:58 and decided to take a microbus back to the center. Not that taxis are expensive here, but I wanted to experience some public transportation here in Santa Cruz. I boarded Micro 76 at 7:09 for a fare of Bs. 1.70 (25¢) and rode it 15 minutes back to the city center.
Walked several blocks east to the restaurant El Aljibe, recommended by Lonely Planet for specializing in comida tipica (typical Bolivian food). ...
... when it comes to being on mountain roads, as I have a fear of falling/driving off the edge of them. Then when your going at break neck speed, over lots of pot holes, the road switches to dirt often and then to top it off we pass a land slide, I was practically hyper ventilating in the back! I hate that type of thing! Watching Top Gear (BBC car enthusiast program) and ice Truck driver specials before we left the UK has not helped my paranoia! Seriously look up the ...
... for over an hour (we tried to rescue it).
My birthday was my last day in the park and I worked in quarantine for few hours before heading the quarantine - helping take the monkeys out, playing with them and helping Or repare some things. When we got to Tigre citronella had leaked out of the insect repellant we had in the bag in case andi needed it and it sent Tigre insane running around and jumping on things and then finally refusing to walk.She didnt want us to go ...
... masks when drilling, Christmas presents as a bonus and less miners have died. This year alone 8 have died, 1 last week from carbon monoxide but they think he might have been drunk so didn't realise it was toxic. The sad truth is that most miners will suffer from silicosis and don't live past 40. But we did meet the oldest miner there at 65 who's worked the mines for 35years. The youngest is known to be 14, however I didn't see any children working and wasn't sure if this was what the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center