Gloria Hotel La Paz

Potosi 909 , La Paz, Bolivia | Hotel
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from La Paz

Bed Bugs in Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by connieeasley on Aug 09, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... creepy dried up ones are used in all kinds of ceremonies as good luck. Don't ask me why a dried up fetus of a llama is good luck. But down here, in the land of "little green men" and bed bugs, it makes sense to them. And the candy thing, if you give money to the little "candy monument", it gives you luck too. And by the way, those "$100 bills" are real. They just stay there, sitting on the street, all day, every day by luck!

La Paz

A travel blog entry by hasemeyer on Jul 01, 2014

1 comment, 30 photos

... person that would not be missed. They would then give him booze until he passed out, and bury him alive in the foundation of the new structure. Thankfully this no longer happens, but bodies are occasionally found when tearing down old buildings. OK sorry - enough of random can go on the tour or talk to us for more. The next morning we boarded another bus - this one bound for Copacabana (a different Copacabana from Brazil) and the Isla Del ...

The big city

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey on Jun 26, 2014

71 photos

... wonton.
We then did the free walking tour with the Red Caps group, which I am pleased to report was one of the best that I have done! We began at the San Pedro prison - I had heard previously that you could do a dodgy tour in this prison which essentially operates in its own world and has everything that the outside world has (shops, barbers, drugs, you name it) and it's own rules that the prisoners write and enforce. It even has the families of prisoners living in there who ...

First two weeks in La Paz :)

A travel blog entry by felsanch on Jun 17, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

... things are! A full lunch with soup, main and dessert ranges from $2.5 to $5 CAD.

- Tons of yummy fruits – passion fruit, curubas, guanabanas (soursop), chirimoyas, uchuvas (gooseberries), granadillas. These are really expensive in Toronto! And also nice local snacks: saltenias (empanadas), humintas (baked corn tamales), cuniapes (cheese breads).

- We found two really good ...

Bloody Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa on Jun 12, 2014

1 comment

... the best we have seen, and our hotel window looked right out on it. We went down to the lake and walked out onto a little dock to take some photos and just take it in. Rosie was pretty impressed and we told him "don't worry, it's one of many!" The next day we just chilled and check out the town. It was strange, part hippy town, part traditional Bolivian town. That evening we climbed up a big hill on the lake to watch the sunset and the climb was definitely ...