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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 …
Sucre is a delightful little spot. Much like Popayan in Colombia, it is all but white washed and the action centres around a well kept central square. There are several decent museums as well. The best ones are the Casa de la Libertad (good, nothing in English) which gives a swift blast through Bolivian history. Museo de la Recoleta is housed inside a convent and has an impressive 500 year old tree. The guided tour is compulsory, ...
... and I started to become slightly concerned that Vince and I would grow old together there at the Peaje. But then a car, which had initially refused to give us a lift, came back for us. This was the car of Alfredo, his wife Consuela and their son of four, Sebastian. They were on their way home to La Paz, enroute to Cochabamba for us, and had had a change of heart about giving us a ride. We had a light lakeside lunch together in San Pedro de Tiquina and, ...
Unfortunately I was not able to go to the famous salt desert, because the protests of the bus drivers reached Uyuni, the starting point of every tour and it was impossible to enter the city. Even though the protests all over Bolivia were on and off, I did not want to take the risk of missing my flight from Santa Cruz to Sao Paolo. The beautiful town of Sucre was a good alternative for a few relaxing days and getting some paper work. As my credit card got scanned ...
... now. We had a lovely dinner with Chris and Lauren in a bar/ restaurant/ cafe. I had a lasagne very boring I know but dinner is a western thing here apparently, lunch is the big meal. Then we went off the meet the others at Florin, a bar/ restaurant behind the main plaza. The place was actually really cool and had as many locals as tourists which was good. The music was all 90s and early 2000s stuff including everything from Shaggy to Pitbull and everything in between. We had ...
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