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24 October 2015 - 25 October 2015 So, as mentioned in my previous post, I caught the evening bus from Uyuni to La Paz, in order to get a connecting bus from La Paz to Uyuni. So not much to say about the 24th and the 25th, except to say it was a looooong bus ride! The buses were actually surprisingly comfortable - especially my Uyuni to La Paz bus, where I too the "cama" service (so the seat could recline about 160 degrees). Well, let me clarify - the seats were quite ...
... could be poisonous) and grow loads of other stuff too. the aim was to go a lookout where you can see condors riding along the thermals. another early start and no condors... but it was beautiful nevertheless.
met some lovely columbians and actually spoke to my first peruvian not working in a shop or connected to the tourist industry, a guy from lima on holiday to see his dadīs family. heīs given me some top tips for lima and i'm going to take them.
... sacrificed to the mountain 500 years ago. Her body and internal organs are in good condition. Tests have shown that she was sacrificed by first taking a potion that would have rendered her unconscious and then killed by a blow to the head. Further tests continue. We were able to see some of the relics found with her and in the tombs of three other children later found. She has been named juanita, the ice princess and her body is on display ...
... the air ambulance arrived. The reception area had been empty but just my luck; as the ambulance pulled up about 20 tourists arrived from a day trip. I sat with them fixing a drip to me with tons of gringos staring. Can't blame them. I would probably have been the same. The old lady who ran the hostal was so sweet, really most the staff had been lovely the whole time, I will not forget their kindness. On leaving ...
... places, a lookout for the volcanoes, a church which was in the middle of conducting Sunday mass, tried a locally made ice-cream and had a look at some shops before it was time to head off to lunch. Jhonatan took us to this local restaurant and the food was amazing. After lunch it was time to head off to our hotel for the night and have a siesta, before heading out for our afternoon tour of the city. The city tour ...