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... Admittedly this trip to Santa Cruz de la Sierra was solely a result of our Potosi mines tour guide telling us that the best girls in Bolivia were there... and making a prayer to the god of the mines that us three would have luck with the women in Santa Cruz, which worked for me at least. Touching down in Santa Cruz I immediately felt like a new man, the plentiful oxygen in the low altitude air revived me although it came with a side of serious mosquito attacks. We made it to the 20 bed ...
... br> After dinner I watch one of 2 films I donwloaded onto my tablet. This takes us to 11pm, at which point I close my eyes and decide, somehow, I will try and sleep. The seat reclines to all of 120degrees and my feet are annoyingly close to the gent infront but remarkably, I rest, (constantly interrupted of course) until around 4am when IŽm rudely awaken by the co-driver shouting down the bus like a crazed Sea Lion, "FRONTERA!"
WeŽd reached the border.WeŽd been going 8 hours ...
... tried to blend in with my bright pink hoodie. The scenery was a lot more mountainous and volcanic. So there were lots of rocks in really cool formations due to the erosion of the wind. Our last day was an early start but we all overslept by an hour and it was freezing that night. Also I've been suffering with my cold throughout the salt flats so been fluey and not able to breath. But that morning we went to see some natural geysers. Even with the cold I could smell the stench of ...
... because it was boiling and we couldn't get the window to open! That was going to be the line for me and I was going to say **** it, lets get another bus, but thankfully we managed to open it from the other side. We sat down, and calmed down, and then were soon on our way. The roads were pretty windy, and there was often a severe drop down the side, but the scenery was incredible. It soon got dark though, and after a couple of ...
... airports (first one to comment and guess why I didn't refill my bottle in Panama wins a million dollars....the cheque will be in the mail I promise....lol). Anyway I set off hunting for a shop, got a bottle of water, hurray! Found a big market of table sized "restaurants" (read as stove top and stack of ingredients/cutlery)... I thought to myself "awesome, I'll just walk around and look for something I like and point at it (no entiendo mucho español.) Well that ...
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