Hostal Ambar Backpackers

Mercado # 554, entre av. Canoto e Isoso, Santa Cruz, Bolivia | Hostel
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Santa Cruzin'

A travel blog entry by thisispain


So upon saying Adios to Flaiva at the Bus Station in Rio we boarded our bus to the border of Brazil and Bolivia which we believed was to take 23 hours. Not so surprisingly 30 hours later we arrive at the Bolivian border (our bus didn’t even stop at the border so we could get Passport stamps) and had missed the ‘Death Train’ (used …

Arrive, eat, sleep, go!

A travel blog entry by anaronnie


Hola chicos,

After the taxi dropped us of at the very small airport of Sucre, we relaxed a bit and waited for our plane to Santa Cruz. Our ride landed a bit late from La Paz, but nevertheless, we took off in the Boeing 727 just before scheduled departure time. After a short 45 minute flight, we landed on Aiport El Trompillo in Santa Cruz, …

Potosi, Sucre y Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by bignatiev


... can walk up to stall and buy a stick of dynamite for £1,50. Upon arrival at the mine we warily made our way to the entrance, hopping around the areas where the mine had previously caved in, eventually we made it to an ominous door like object that led us into the mountain and into the darkness. We switched on our headlamps and made our way steadily through the mine, following the flow of the deep, muddy water around our feet, the ceiling was constantly changing height - at ...

Cruise through Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by jdtrip

... about 6pm (this also means it was doubly good we didn't get the other 20 hour bus from Sucre to Santa Cruz). Distressed that we hadn't psyched ourselves up for such a long journey, we panicked, jumped into a taxi to the bus terminal, hopped onto the coach and accepted our fate. Fortunately, after a surprisingly good night's sleep for public transport, Lonely Planet was completely wrong. We awoke to everyone clambering off the coach. It was 6am and we were at the border! ...

Welcome to Bolivia (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by sabrinechka


... more minerals. From Potosi we got a 5hour bus to Uyuni. We arrived almost near midnight but had a transfer and help finding a hotel with a hot shower since we couldn't have one after the mine. You start to appreciate hot water and showers in general when travelling. The next morning we started our salt flats tour with Aldid our driver. He was a sweetie. Although he couldn't speak English so our Spanish was tested, but then I realised he could actually understand English so we ...

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This hostel is located on Mercado # 554, entre av. Canoto e Isoso, Santa Cruz.
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