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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
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- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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... as it was in fact St Patrick's Day! There we ate chips and drank beer and cocktails. It was not cheap but it was fun.
The next day, Ken did some organising and looked up the tour options we'd been given by helpful people along our journey. One was the Che Trail, following Che Guevara's movements and the place where he was assassinated. This is a three day tour, taking in countryside well outside of Santa Cruz. We decided that it would take too ...
... are released by the time we head out along the Jesuit Missions Circuit where a number of the distributions would take place. Hansi hears from the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation contact who says we should receive information shortly that they will be released and arrive so we keep our hopes up.
Chi Chi is eager to explain Carnival to the group that is about to take place over the next few days beginning tonight. " so what you will be doing ...
... This includes anything from coca leaves to dynamite and it's all sold in the market. We stopped there to buy gifts for the miners that we would be seeing that day. We didn't actually buy any dynamite because it's not the most well received gift but we did get to play with some. Not sure where that falls under the safety heading (or lack of safety!) but it was still kinda cool to know that's what you were holding. It didn't look overly dangerous. But then, most dangerous things ...
Today I had another two great Bolivian experiences.
There was a family (parents, boy of 11 and a little girl of 8) having lunch at the last table close to the office where I was sitting, sorting through my photos. This little girl kept looking and looking at me, came over even when her brother "shushed" her, and while mama kept a vigilant eye.
She came to stand close to me, hand on my shoulder, watched me eating my Condor-soup, ...
... imagine - jarring speed bumps, sudden breaking, wild swerves to avoid people, chickens etc.
It took me a while to clock it, I suppose it should have registered when I saw the indicator light blinking directly in front of me. We were perched on our seat immediately in front of the dashboard display. Like most of the Americas, Bolivia is left hand drive but all their cars are imported so they've ended up with a number of right hand drive cars. But, it's ...