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Travel Blogs from La Paz
... probably from a very poor country. She ask me....
"Where did I come from before Bolivia?" Suggestion? Did I bring the bugs? Are you kidding me? That pad hasn't been washed since dinosaurs roamed!
According to my typical character, I was calm and collected, and told her that it wasn't a reflection on the hotel, but on just that one room, and probably that last guest. She suddenly cooled her jets, ...
This past weekend I continued on from Chile and headed over to Bolivia. While in Bolivia, I stayed in two different cities; the beachy pueblito of Copacabana and Bolivia's capital city, La Paz. Bolivia is very different from Peru and Chile. Living here, one always has to account for what I like to call the "South America factor." That is, a cultural factor in which you can't ever really have expectations for getting even the most basic of tasks done in a timely ...
... for about 2000 prisoners; the rules and consequences for inside the prison are created by the prisoners- with the punishments being incentive enough to keep all in line. There is much more I could write but it may not be as interesting for everyone else as it was for me. From the prison we walked through a local fruit/vege/meat market, and then along to the famous witches market, despite a good percentage of Bolivia being Catholic they still practice ceremonies ...
... The next morning we enjoyed the other perk of our new hostel: an all you can eat pancake breakfast! After stuffing ourselves, we walked to the main plaza for a free city walking tour. We had it in our heads that walking tours are generally lame, but (besides the crazy NY man who tries to get tips for information about the jail he just got out of), this tour was awesome. The two women leading it were hilarious and full of fun facts. ...
... We tried a new (amazing!) street food tonight - hamburgers made with either a paddy or lomo (thin marinated steaks), filled with mayonaise, picanto (chili) and fries - everything thoroughly soaked in fat. These tiny little street stalls are everywhere! Made for a quick and easy meal after our journey!
In the morning (after a breakfast of bread and dulce de leche - a milk-based spread that is hugely popular through the Andes and is delicious!) we meet Laura's friends from ...
Other places to stay in La Paz
Calle Loayza 420, La Paz | Hostelfrom $12
1476 Comercio, La Paz | Hostelfrom $15
Av Montes & Uruguay, La Paz | Hostelfrom $13
Colombia 257, La Paz | Hostelfrom $17
Av Montes 693, La Paz | Hostelfrom $13
716 Illampu St., La Paz | Hostelfrom $43
216 Calle Aroma, La Paz | Hostelfrom $34
Av. Montes #641, La Paz | 2 star hostelfrom $11
Alto de la Alianza 693, La Paz | Hostelfrom $11
Ingavi 681, La Paz | Hostelfrom $10
Nicolas Acosta #477, La Paz | Hostelfrom $16