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We were picked up today at 7:30am by a shuttle bus that was going to take us to the Bolivian border were we would change to our 4x4's. We picked up another couple along the way from Germany called Holger and Steffi who are both in their 30's. We received our exit stamp at the Chilean border and met our other two people who would be joining us on the trek. They are called Jon and Rueben and are Portuguese. When we arrived at the Bolivian ...
... was, our car temp wouldn't go below zero, but we needed the puffer jackets! The geyser cover a large area and you could see them up in the hills and the mountains around us.There is a nice thermal pool there too which looked great, but with five tour buses in it was a tad crowded. Bet the park rangers love it at 9.30 when everyone leaves and they get the pool to themselves. The hotel had packed us a boxed ...
... was bread crumbs, soaking in oil (they weren't crunchy at all). I only tried one and put the rest aside. My dressing was, well, I wouldn't say it was a dressing, it was literally garlic sauce. Thats the end of me trying to eat healthy. I woke up the next morning had breakfast and decided to go for a run. Because it was still shady and chilly (even though I was in the desert) I put my jumper on. ...
The 24 hours on the bus here didn't feel that long. We booked a cama seat with Tur-bus so the premium flat bed seat was full by the time we booked. Cama was just a little less flat but good enough for the trip. I slept most of the way and watched a few movies. It was the longest yet very comfortable bus trip we ever had. As we arrived the terminal, I realised that I did not save the map of the location of ...
Getting back to the hostal at about 9pm, there was no hot water left (as it's all solar power). We half expected it but it was still a huge let down. The showers were way too freezing with just cold water so we kind of towelled ourselves off but I felt grit in my hair for days as it was another night before we got to a hot shower. A little nervous about the trip tomorrow but excited for the adventure ...