Travel Blogs from La Paz
Será que vai chegar uma hora nesta viagem em que eu não vou mais me extasiar com a paisagem? Quase na fronteira, vejo umas rochas dobradas verticais (foto), passo por um planalto lisinho nas margens do Titikaka, e, de repente, La Paz, dentro de um buraco arenoso e colorido, com um vulcão nevado ao fundo, o Illimani, que se vê de vários pontos da …
Leaving Copacabana on a so called Tourist bus was a complete laugh. There was more room on the local buses and at least they seemed to leave on time. Eventually setting off with the added bonus of the smell of canned tuna thanks to some fellow travelers, it was not the most auspicious of starts. We soon came to an unexpected hurdle of crossing Lake …
We arrived at the office of the agent in Copacabana that sold us our bus tickets at 13:00 for our 13:30 bus. At 13:30 with no sign of a bus Kingsley was getting anxious and when a crammed minibus arrived he started demanding a refund. Turns out the minibus was just to take us 5 blocks to the "real" bus. Much to our horror the bus did not look like …
... of deaths that have occurred on this road. Before the new road was built cars, trucks, busses and everyone else had to travel up and down on this one dirt road cut into the side of a mountain. The road is really only one lane but there are a couple of sections that are one and a half lanes wide. So with some instructions and tips on what to watch out for we headed off down the death road. The view was amazing and the drop went straight down. We rode over rocks, ...
... Mirador Killi Killi which provides a great birds eye view of the city.
Fave eats - after spending so long feasting on a very unbalanced diet of meat, meat and more meat in Argentina, we enjoyed being the in the country that is the largest producer of quinoa in the world. We really liked Angelo Colonial Cafe on Calle Linares for some tasty quinoa dishes.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking