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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Calacoto La Paz
Travel Blogs from La Paz
... a lot to do with mentally preparing yourself and believing you can do it. I think after not making it with my bag and everyone else being fine I started doubting myself. That was not very good. Anyway we arrived in time to get a bed. There were about 10 bunk beds in this one room with a long table and bench for us to eat. Basic but functioned well. Then there was an outside toilet out the back of the building. Everyone started arriving and the people who didn't have beds were put in the ...
... by a few of the local women who give us a quick demonstration on how the islands are formed and how they preserve their homes. They explain the different trading they use and what their usual day consists of. Is it unbelievably chilly out on these islands and we don't know how these people live out in this weather. The islands are changing from traditional to very commercial now as they have solar panels attached to run the power for the cable tv and they have mobiles etc, ...
... slightly odd, sells for a couple of hundred Australian dollar, he got it for two pound! It was then my turn and she recommended this oil for my scar...so we shall see what happens! All in all it was a very cultural day! That evening it was time to say goodbye to Candice, Paula, Sally and Vanessa before we embarked on our next part of the tour! Going to miss all the girls, don't know how I'm going to tackle Machu Picchu and really the rest of the tour without them! But onto Peru and Lake ...
We wake up late, thankful of the generous check-out time (1pm) we go to check out and are told that we're booked in for two nights. Having seen virtually nothing of La Paz yet, we figure this is OK.
First stop cash, we find a machine that works after 2 or 3 attempts, no fake notes.
When you walk around, some of the longer streets have a snow capped mountain at the end.
We find a beautiful café which ...
... people werent allowed out again.... so people cant go in anymore. The only criminals that aren't sent there are rapists because the wives and children of the prisoners actually live inside the prison. If they are, they are killed within hours by the other prisoners. You also have to pay rent for your cell or buy one from another prisoner. The book is called Marching Powder in case you're interested. I haven't read it but lots of my friends have and they think ...