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- Continental Breakfast
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... which we all ate from long trestle tables covered in flowered linoleum, and then we rapidly retreated to bed. We slept in our sleeping bags on the bedding they gave us, but I realised half way through the night that my bed was damp - probably leaking roof with the storms last week.
I lay on my waterproof coat and wished the long night away. The air was so dry (almost 0% humidity up there) that it sears your throat as you breathe in and dries ...
... altitude, the dust within the mine, the lack of air within the mine, the heat in the mine, the cramped spaces, and the face mask, conspiring to make a feeling of claustrophobia and like you cannot actually breathe. Jayna found this to be quite a terrifying experience, though assumes that one day she will be glad she did the mine tour. Ken saw this as an adventure.
Later that afternoon, we got the bus to the next stop - Uyuni!
Poor planning and a lack of research on our parts meant a pretty quick ascent to Potosi at 4067m above sea level. The next day we were hit hard with altitude sickness (which I previously didn't believe really existed!) and spent the entire day in bed/bathroom. The following day we got out to the town centre where we had a tour of the Casa Nacional de la Moneda- previously the mint for Bolivia. Potosi was the major ...
... well and were ready to hit the city of BA. Not looking particularly fresh we headed to Milhouse to meet our many groups we had met along the way. Since we were the first to arrive, we got the necessities done, changing our money on the black market. Heading down avenida Florida, Rhiannon obviously learning from the best in Andrew negotiated us a good rate. We were then taken into a kiosk where the exchange was done...a different ...
... Crazy Brazilian lady in my room befriended me and wanted to go everywhere with me! We walked to red planet office and then went to get cash and I paid my balance. Saw some of parade. Then went back to chill at hostel. Too a shower, sorted bags out then we went for pizza. She was a little rude to the waiter so I was quite embarrassed. We then popped out to see carnival at night. They all had flowers/grass in their hair. Was ...