Hotel San Javier
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Not sure what the Catholic Church back in the day would have thought about the wine glass statue being higher…The views were nice and after all that walking we dived into a steak restaurant
and I ate a huge steak, it might well have been the whole side of a cow as I needed a crane to get me out of the restaurant. The afternoon was spent visiting the archaeology museum and seeing the bones of some huge mammals ...
... With only an hour to go till our tour hopefully begins we headed back to the main square to sit in the shade. At the square we found locals selling pigeon feed and people surrounded by hungry pigeons. One lady had pigeons all over her and one eating out of her mouth, we were all a little disgusted. Our tour bus arrived and we were greeted by a young Bolivian girl who spoke pretty good English. We piled in and headed to one of the youngest wineries in the area. Here they took us on ...
... clearly not doing a very good job of it as I'm still very behind!) and finding food. By the afternoon we had decided that perhaps we should visit one of the bodegas that Tarija is known for. However, no taxi driver was willing to take us as the rains had damaged the roads too much. So we headed to the plaza along with Nia, a Welsh girl we had met in the hostel and found a bar stocking all the local wines which worked out very nicely. The next day we headed for ...
... passengers...then turn around on the narrow road and we were off again. Completely dangerous, and completely crazy....but hey this is Bolivia, anything goes here!!
We finally made it to our hotel that afternoon. What an adventure....lucky we made it! Its really not a good idea to travel anywhere in rainy season, its so dangerous and this is not the first time we have been stuck from a landslide now. NO more ...
... of this establishment who presented a cask of wine but rather than pouring it into glasses encouraged each of the group to suck on a grotty length of rubber tubing connected to a bamboo cane in order to obtain the wine, apparently an old custom which brings luck (but not much wine). No thanks. Please can we have a glass of wine overlooking some vines?
The next opportunity to taste wine did involve a glass but also sharing it with ...