HI Hostel Versalles
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHI Hostel Versalles Cochabamba
The hostel is nice, clean, well-located and the staff is helpful and charming. Certainly to be recommended in its price-range!
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The basic idea was to go and see 'Boliviamotors" first to talk bikes, and see if something could be done: collaboration, buy a bike or just "pick Cory's brain", for useful info.Second was the visit to Cochabamba. Well the first part was ok but very brief (because Cory just came back from a tour and was preparing to leave to N.Z…. Well got …
... and breakfast, per usual my host dad loves bread and cheese first thing, but my host mom makes me a yummy banana and milk drink to go with my bread and jam
>Off to Tiquipaya Wasi to work in the garden with the boys or to another school to help out in the younger kid classrooms
>Home for lunch! Always good food with my entire host family
>Relax a bit and have ...
... all day.
We stopped a few times on the way down the paved road to take some pictures, and to hear about some of the accidents that have happened on this road. You can still see some of the wrecked cars and busses at the bottom of the roadside where the vehicles have fallen down a couple hundred meters and killed most of the people involved.
We got to the bottom of the paved road and had to pay 25 bolivianos ($3.50) for entry to ...
... important. ... NO TP in the toilet. It goes in the bin next to the toilet. I admit I have a very funny story about this but let's put a pin in it for now. The people here are very nice, especially the women. They are so polite in fact that if you ask for directions they will give you an answer regardless of if they actually know or not. So now i have learned its best to ask more than one person ...
... they're going, get out to have a look at the damage. They laugh. The car is already battered, like most cars in Bolivia so it was unlikely this bump would make a huge difference. I'm sitting in the car thinking, my god did I pick the wrong taxi or what. So, off we go again. Just as we're coming down an on ramp leading to a dual carriage way, another copper cordons it off, motioning for us to go down the parallel cobbled road, presumably the original ...
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