How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Caparuch Hotel Santa Cruz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... drew me here or why was my energy
I really feel like the 6-year old child again with eyes full
of wonder and a thousand “why”-questions.
Today my new friend/landlord/guide, aka Ryan, has shown me
around the MERCADO CENTRAL and the MERCADO CAMPESINO in Sucre. Though I have
the experience of this type of markets from different Arabic countries, from
Turkey, Indonesia and many more, it is always a big surprise. The sheer ...
... large brimmed straw hat. They carry their babies/wares/possessions in a multicoloured blanket bound up by the corners and slung over their shoulders. We also look far more out of place here. In Brazil and Argentina we could pass as local if we didn't look lost or open our mouths, and more often than not we'd be stopped and asked for directions in Spanish or Portuguese. In Bolivia the locals don't look like European descendent at all and ...
... Portugal, Chile, New Zealand and, of course, the Isle of Man. All blokes except me - naturally. After a night in one of the worst hostels yet, where the shower was this time directly over the toilet, we took a bus to the Bolivian border. At Brazil's border office we were approached by staff from the tourist board and asked if we could answer a few survey questions about our stay. We agreed - eager to sing Brazil's praises. By question 44 part C, however, I wasn't quite ...
... slightly more laid back and less conservative atmosphere than our previous destinations. We spent a couple of nights here and I must admit that all we did was party and eat. However, we did visit our first Bolivian market and somehow managed to buy three days worth of food (for three people) for roughly 5 pounds. Matthias and I went for a run on our last night and chose the main plaza as the most sensible spot, to our surprise at this point, about 9pm, it was flooded with Bolivian ...
No, not the Californian one sung about by The Thrills. Clearly, the Spanish ran around renaming and founding so many places over such a relatively short span of time from the tip of Chile all the way up to northern California that they ran out of ideas and used San Francisco, San Pedro, Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, San Jose etc etc, time and time again.
Anyway, we had planned to spend another day in Sucre and catch a 20 hour night bus to Santa Cruz in the ...