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Travel Blogs from La Paz
Thursday 10th November:
Got the early bus this morning, as we were heading to Bolivias capital, La Paz. Once again we had to visit the same border crossing for the third time in 3 days... I was a little nervous that they were going to be suspicious of us entering, leaving and re-entering the country so many times... But no problems what-so …
Can´t believe I´ve been here for almost a full week now! The time has truly flown by!
I went to a place called Valle de la Luna at the weekend, which was pretty amazing. Valle de la Luna means ´Moon Valley´ - named because of the way it apparently looks like the surface of the moon. Now I´ve never been to the moon unfortunately, but I have …
... engine was reincarnated and off we went.
Being fully awake I could appreciate our descent from above to below the clouds into the sprawling city of La Paz in a mountainous valley at 4,700m above sea level. It was a beautiful scene and despite the average hiccups on route I was feeling good. A 20 minute walk and a bit of map reading and I managed to check into The Wild Rover ...
... Papa Rellenas (see later for description). That evening we bumped into a girl we had met almost 2 months earlier in Brazil, and Paul who we went drinking with in Valparaiso (Chile) to celebrate his birthday - both staying at our hostel! Random!
The following morning we bounced from Spanish school to Spanish school finding the best class that had availability over the next few days. We went with a company called Me Gusta (translates to 'I like') and had ...
... the same as
2 people. Not that nice and on a busy road too. Nice to bump into the British
Colca couple for the 3rd time and trade stories.
Threw it down so popped into a café for a bun and a cuppa –
black tea is a rarity here and for me cinnamon tea is the best of the commonly
Bumped into a small parade of dancing, drinking men and women holding cuddly toys, ...