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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
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... of the buildings goes anti-clockwise. From there we drove south out of town to the Valley of the Moon, with weird lunar landscape, apparently named when Neil Armstrong saw it and said it looked like the moon. Once back in town we got stuck in a traffic jam so left the car and walked through some local produce markets on our way to our last stop, the Witches Market. Waiting to cross a street we were handed flyers for Cholita Wrestling, a female wrestling ...
... along with jewellery and trinkets made of silver. Many Bolivians are superstitious, there is a witches market in which different potions and scents are sold. Most of them also have dead baby llamas handing from the ceiling I believe these are also for sale but I am yet to find out the reason behind this. We were told a story that if a woman visits the mines in Bolivia you must bring a gift. Women are blamed for the collapse of mines and are therefore a sign of bad luck, ...
... have seen them first in other words).
A last minor point worth making... Laundry in South America so far has been rather expensive as they price it by the kilo and there are no coin laundries that we have located - that said, you leave the stuff with the laundromat and so far it has been returned folded as required without shrinkage or loss (except a couple of socks in La Paz - why can’t they be from the same pair?).
Puno, Peru (23/9 to ...
... had selected for us. We only had about 40 minutes before our next bus departed. The food was already prepared but stone cold. My nachos were Doritos covered in generic tomato ketchup and cheese with vile guacamole on the side. Greg's burger was full of gristle. Rather than eat the food, Greg managed to find a bakery and bought us empanadas and spring rolls followed by apple pie and banana bread and most importantly two bottles of Inca ...
... questionable. One we started our descent into La Paz city we pulled over to a lookout and everyone was stunned by the sight of the city below them in a basin surrounded by snow-capped mountains… inca-credible. After settling into our rooms, we did a bit of a wander of the streets checking out restaurants, laundries and buying ...