Hostal Colon 220
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... t really feel relaxed, but it was still nice to be in one place for more than a day or two. The city is beautiful. Also, our terrace rooftop hostel included a kitchen, cable TV (almost exclusively in Spanish), and wifi. Great place to hunker down before our next move to Cochabamba! Sorry no pictures. This was "relaxing" ...
... travellers tend to follow the same route in roughly the same time through Bolivia. So we got to have a few nights out with John, Dawn, David and Elise who happened to be there at the same time. It's always good when we can go out with others as we're really struggling with conversation with each other after 8 months travelling together... (Obviously that's not true!). I could happily have stayed longer in Sucre and perfected my Spanish pero vamos a La Paz. Phil and Mups ...
Today we hired mountains bikes and rode a 20k downhill route to a river outside of sucre. We had a guide with us to show us the way and the downhill was mostly very easy and with amazing views! There were also some up hills that were more of a struggle but after a couple of hours we made it to the village near the river pretty easily. Here we bought amazing hog roast and veg from a street stall and put it in our backpacks to eat by the river. The downhill ...
... Shout of Liberty, this was the first of many popular uprisings all across South America.)
The square was pretty, with well manicured trees and flower gardens. We took time to see the Cathedral, before heading to the Casa de la Libertad (Liberty House), a former Jesuit University, for a guided tour explaining the struggle for Bolivian Independence from Spain in the 1800s and the founding fathers of Bolivia (Simon Bolivar and Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá, ...
... The next day we got up late and had a wander around the beautiful colonial city. The main area in Sucre is really pretty with narrow streets and all white colonial buildings, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1991. We went back to Florin's restaurant as it advertised having a "full English breakfast" on the menu. The breakfast was ok, obviously not what you get in the uk, but it was good value for money and very filling. We then headed down the road to ...
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