Hotel Gavina Express
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... for a few,hours, knowing I probably hadn't slept on the bus. After which, I spent a rainy afternoon exploring downtown, which wasn't too inspiring, before returning to the hostel to share a beer with the 3 other residents. The Sunday I spent walking through the centre and along the vast sea front. I saw the fish market and enjoyed feeding the pelicans and sea lions that frequent the bay. I enjoyed the 2 hour walk from the centre to the main beach resort. Having settled at a ...
... To make the fridge we built a small wall at the edge of the water to put the drinks behind, but the water was coming over it quite a lot and everyone told Yo Yo it wouldnt work. Nevertheless he was sure the tide would go down and they were safe! Next minute we were posing for some photos when one of the New Zealand girls shouted "our beer is floating away"!! We managed to rescue most ...
... letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">It didn't take very long to explore the main streets, so we went back to the hostel in the early afternoon to pick up our swimming stuff and headed down to Chinchorro beach, the largest and closest beach. Paul ...
... shipping of precious silver and valuable ores that were mined in the surrounding area. It remains today a major port for land-locked neighbor Bolivia. The surrounding desert is one of the driest spots on Earth. The region is believed to have been first inhabited by a people known as the Chinchorros, best known for their practice of mummification. Today it’s population is about 185,000.
We reboarded the tour bus and departed downtown at 5:20 en route to ...
... 8217;t have a bikini, I gave up on that months ago).
After three months inland it was amazing to see the sea. In Europe or England you’re never too far from it, but in land-locked Bolivia it was a noticeable absence, particularly for the Brits. I actually got so excited to be alone on the beach in the hot sunshine with the sea and the waves and all, that I did that really embarrassing squeal / run into the sea that you do when you’re ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Pets allowed