Hostal Sumaj Jallpa
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... s time for breakfast. Our tour guide today is Felipe and he cooks up scrambled eggs in a small room. At 7.00 am, the first Rays of sunlight appear. This is where the show truly starts in its entire splendour. We spend an hour or so at the geyser field before driving to a gorgeous hot spring gully bathing area. The water is warm and you can swim here but we didn't bother. The water is heavy with sulphur - you can smell it quite clearly. On ...
... Bolivia, beer was stored in fridges that weren't switched on!). There were even tetrapaks of pretty good quality wine.
We were all set. We settled down to a nice evening on the patio, with all our snacks and drinks. It wasn't a bad temperature either for an evening, especially after the bitter cold on the Uyuni tour. One layer of summer clothes was enough which made a nice change to the 4 layers of winter clothes we had become used to.
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Heading up into the Andes climbing high... high and higher than we have ever been. First 'port of call' was the Salt Flats, these salt areas have been here fore thousands of years when the sea was part of the landscape, now it is just a flat area with mountains surrounding it. The salt is still running into this valley and the 'salt collectors' gather it up each year to sell. Incredible ...
... placed one foot on the rock and as my other foot came to join it, the standing foot slipped pulling not only my hip flexor but smashing my knee cap into the running freezing rock and subsequently covering myself in water. I yelped also then attempted to dash out of the water laughing and crying from the shock until the pain set in and then full blown tears ensued. Now being very, very, over this trek I realised that there was nothing I could do but to keep ...
... night we went star gazing. I know it sounds boring but it was pretty good. It was like a science excursion at school where you had to go. The guy was half funny and made it entertaining. He fed us alot of interesting information even though I can't remember anything he said. A hot chocolate to finish the arvo, slowly getting feeling back Into my toes after spending 1hr and a half outside in the freezing cold. ( 2 degrees ...