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First night here in sucre moving hostels tomorrow :)
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The town of Sucre, also known as the White City, is the judicial capital of Bolivia and much smaller in population then La Paz.
Our travel group consisted of australians - John, Veronica and Ash, two Jens, one canadian and the other a scot living in NZ, Monica from the UK, Martin from Germany and Peter from the USA.
We arrived …
... robbing these proud people. Also interesting Bolivia was once the 2nd biggest country in SA, and had an ample cost which it lost to Chile because they were invaded during Carnival and everyone was to drunk to notice they had lost their coastline until it was to late, this case is in front of The Hague currently.
Other than that I went to a park where you could see dinosaur footprint, and while interesting to see what even a staunch creationist would find hard evidence for ...
... was only when the tectonic plates collided and the Andes were created, that the prints went from horizontal to vertical (diagonal). At certain times of day there are tours where you can go down and get close to the footprints. To do this though, you have to have appropriate footwear and not flip flops. With the exception of Kim (who must have done his homework and forgot to mention or out of sheer luck!!!!), we all had flip flops on. So as Kim ventured off for the close ...
... around the world including the Mayans and Incans).
Sucre is the home of a number of very good chocolate shops which Sue has been window shopping in every day so far, but the window shopping was not enough today and Sue succumbed, not that I objected.
Our next stop is Potosi, a mining town, once the worldīs wealthiest city, due to the vast amounts of silver discovered here in 1545 and the worldīs highest city of itīs size at 4090m
... might actually be official. The 'taxi' we took was a nice new car so we weren't going to complain and he got us to the Casa Verde hostel quickly and safely for Bs.30.
Even before a registration or check in, we were shown to an upstairs room, it was almost like an attic room but still very spacious with a proper sized double bed and some simple but nice touches in the room like hooks and shelves. The hostel even had a covered ...
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