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... not nearly as rich. However, I am wandering around like he is.
I had this whole thing written in the cafe, and thought this evening would be a breeze, so I would just board the plane, get off in La Paz, Bolivia and everything would be easy tonight. Boy was I wrong. Now I know why Butch and Sundance were running so hard from the law.
I had no idea what Amaszones Airlines was like when I got ...
... leans over to a man and says some Spanish. He says Spanish back and then jumps up, moves his half eaten meal to a different table and then others join in pulling away tables and chairs to help set us up with a place. It really meant something to me, it was a real kindness from the locals to us gringos. We had a soup. It's probably the reason I still feel so unwell. Diarrhea is a party killer. The people behind the bar are so close knit and friendly. It's the cooks birthday and the ...
... bus back to La Paz.
I met up with Hope, Tilly and Feana that day and we took the minibus to Coroico. A small town in the foothillls roughly 3000m below La Paz. This is the town which people used to have to take the worlds most dangerous road to get to; luckily there is a new road open which is a bit safer. We spent two fairly relaxed days there but we did do the zipline over the road. Actually there were three, one that went about 200m over the death ...
... who mainly stayed there to get drunk and loud.
After realizing that we are too old for this, we changed our hostel and started celebrating Vivis birthday with visiting the exceptional markets of La Paz. The whole city seems to be a market with people selling anything on the street. On the witch market you can buy Lama fetusses to bury it at construction sites as sacrifice to Pacha Mama (mother earth). Love potions, powders and ...
Our first day in La Paz we decided to try the free walking tour. The starting point is the outside of San Pedro Prison and it is here our guides told us a bit more about this infamous prison, where the inmates pay for their own cell, have rumoured cocaine factories inside and are allowed their families, including children to live in the prison with them. Quite remarkable. The tour continued with our very charismatic guides through the food market and onto the witches market where we ...