Backpackers Sucre Hostel
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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 …
... handed over a few sweets on top, it was back to the footprints. It was amazing how well preserved they were in the rock and that this wasn't an area roped off where you can only view them from afar. You can stick your hand in the footprints! Horacio explained that we were looking at prints from three different dinosaurs. I'm afraid I can't remember the names but one was like a velociraptor, one like a diplodocus, and one which had very short legs, a scaly back and ...
... not!!). However, I lost some of my warm enthusiasm when the chap began to diss "Bury's Famous Market" in comparison to those in South America. Humph. The cheese in Bury is certainly better. Anyway, small world.
We had dinner at a pizzeria in the square, which was delicious, but later gave me an upset tummy- my first of the whole trip! Typical that this should happen in a nice restaurant in Bolivia, when all the curries in India had no ill effects! (Mr H escaped ...
... and locked. We found out from other travellers that we had to change buses in Potosi. It was a boring uncomfortable 4 hours to Potosi, but at least it's a paved road and the scenery was stunning. At Potosi the bus driver told us that he would take us to another bus terminal to get the next bus to Sucre. We had just enough time to use the bathroom before we were on the road again. It took another 3 hours to Sucre on and we finally arrived at 4.30 pm. We got a taxi to our ...
... the small colonial city where Bolivia was born, but with us both so tired from the long night we didn't last there long before walking back down and heading to the hostel for a siesta.
For the rest of our time in Sucre (which was a day longer than planned due to some sort of blockade preventing us from leaving the city) we explored the markets and other shops, buying alpaca wool jumpers and other local handicrafts, tasting the chocolate that Sucre is known for, ...
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