Alcala Apart Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Smoking rooms available
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... then we moved on to the real old road which in effect is a single track gravel road that runs for 45 k down the side of a mountain with 1000 meter drops on one side and shear cliffs on the other and hairpin bends and steep descents all the way. The road descends around 2500 meters which is like defending from the top of mount blonk to the sea in 3 hours! The reason it's called the road of death is whilst it's a single track road it had two way tragic with some slim ...
Saturday 24th - Today went mostly as scheduled. We were collected (slightly late) from our hotel by Marco in a minivan which already had five passengers on board - an Aussie who lives in London and his English partner and a Spanish family - husband, wife and teenage daughter. The mother and daughter were almost clones of The Cow but luckily we didn't see too much of them. From the hotel to the Bolivian border we drove for just over two hours alongside Lake Titicaca ...
... up to the prisoners.
The wealthy drug lords are able to buy there own "penthouse apartment" in a nice section of the prison where they can deck out there cell with a kitchen, cable TV, couches, multiple rooms and beds whilst the poorer criminals are left to fend for themselves in 1 cell with 8 other inmates in a poor and more dangerous section of the prison.
Another unbelievable fact about the prison is ...
... Church, although we couldn't go in as it's closed on Sunday. Finally, we went to the Witches Market which is not nearly as exciting as it sounds. All the shops sell llama foetuses and other offerings for Pachamama, alongside potions and spells that are suppose to be for love or success. The shops were colourful and fun to look around but they were pretty much identical. We got back to the hotel and Greg and I quickly ate a takeaway pizza before we had to get ...
... say a very big thankyou to everybody for this.
To Denise and Megan… the Foot and Walker… go hand in glove with travel. We wish you many happy travels in the future.
To the Fergmans, we could say that you have been a boring lot, but that would be… INCArect. We have all shared many laughs with these guys and we have really appreciated their good humoured support. We could say that Lloyd is a quiet young man, ...