Camino Real Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Banquet room
TravelPod Member ReviewsCamino Real Hotel Santa Cruz
My regular spot when in Santa Cruz. Located in Equipetrol off the main road from Viru Viru airport heading into the city
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... and so didn't take this option. Instead we concentrated on Santa Cruz specific things to do, and, as we are all about the animals, decided to go to the Zoologico Municipal. It cost 10BOBs to get in, that's £1. The place is small but packs in a lot of animals, sadly because the cages are often small. We read that the zoo's animals are rescued animals, and the place is run by volunteers. Which made us feel a bit better about it. There we saw, amongst ...
... celebrate Christmas by having a large family meal at midnight on Christmas Eve, with presents finally exchanged on 6th Jan. We had a walk down to the plaza at night time on Christmas Eve and it was packed full of families waiting to go for mass in the cathedral. At midnight we were woken by thousands of fireworks being set off in the street - a favourite South American pastime. On Christmas Day Sara did a great job of ...
... explains why when we bought a bus ticket for 2:30 we didn't actually leave until 4. Apparently you can buy a ticket for whatever time you want, it just doesn't mean that's when you'll actually get to leave. This has been a common theme in South America; they will tell you anything they think you want to hear! Thankfully the bus to Sucre is only about 3-3.5 hours and we still made it to Sucre at a decent hour. We didn't have accommodation booked but we found a place relatively easy. ...
... relaxing day (how unfortunate!) of wandering the town, chatting to lovely people at the hostel, and watching a movie. I tried a local drink that I had seen around - aguapanela (sugarcane drink) with preserved peaches, actually quite nice although super sweet. The following day was slightly busier – we ventured out to the Santa Cruz zoo to see a large variety of Bolivian animals (including some close encounters with the sloths ...
... translated for us by her partner). She was right- it is well known in Bolivia that buses can get hijacked and, not only that, we were in the middle of nowhere, had no food and had only the inadequate box toilet on the bus to accommodate 30 or so people!
The Spanish girl was informed that a rescue bus was being sent straight away.
Several more hours passed, we finished our books and sat on a wall watching a swarm of ants rushing about their ...