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so this is finally the last entry from South America :-/ and the beginning of the end of our amazing journey.
Our flight back was going from Santa Cruz and therefore we had to make a little stop there. We went to Santa Cruz by plane and that was the smallest plane I have ever been on. The flight only had a duration of 30 minutes which nevertheless was enough time to sleep, as Torben impressively demonstrated. ...
... as the Plaza 24 de Septiembre. We took a stroll there, looking for a non-existent Infotur and another booking agent, also not there (Lonely Planet lies again). We took in the sights when we arrived at the Plaza, immediately climbing the bell tower of the San Lorenzo Cathedral in the square, for a pretty view over the city. Next we ate empanadas in the Plaza, whilst people and pigeon watching. We finished our evening by going to the Irish Bar on ...
... does Holgazanes mean? " Well it means the lazy *******s. " oh, and what does Los Patrones mean? " Well It means the bosses of the lazy *******s. Great, this sounds like a blast, I'm sure we will all get along fine...." Anything else we should know?"
" Well, there will be a lot of people ( 100'000 + ) whistling, screaming, throwing water balloons and spraying canisters of foam on you as you pass by, there shouldn't be any paint throwing ...
... a fancy hard hat fitted with a belt and a head lamp. It was all very attractive of course! On our way to the mine we stopped at the factory where they process the raw material being mined. There are a couple of sheds with machines that make a lot of noise. Our guide Wilson said the machines help separate the different minerals so they can then be sent overseas for further processing. And then we were headed for the mine. I wasn't nervous. But maybe a bit apprehensive. I don't think ...
... more time and added:"… pero es en La Paz!" … and then they went, but not before I got a kiss from the little girl and a smile of approval of mama… and some weird looks from my "colleagues" in the office!
It felt like something straight out of St Exupéry's 'Little Prince', my most favorite book ever, and she left without telling me her name, just as in fairy tale...
The clouds darkened at the horizon, then ...