Hotel Lp Santa Cruz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... the average wage of the rest of the city! We made it out of the mines with a different perspective on Potosi and an idea of what was to come in the rest of Bolivia. That same day we dropped by the bus station to make our way to our next destination which is the capital of Bolivia - Sucre (La Paz is the administrative capital). After another painfully cheap bus ride with an absolutely breathtaking view of the Bolivian Andes we arrived in Sucre, a beautiful city (by Bolivian standards) ...
... was something. Got to climb up on a few and take some pics. From there we went to this town where they extract the salt for export purposes. It looked like snow so I made a salt angel and there was a museum made out of salt that housed salt sculptures of animals such as a lama and condor. The Inca animals. From there we moved on to the salt desert where you can see these mounds of salt. This is to make it easier to pick up the salt for export. Before lunch we got to take some ...
... Amanda calls for the chocolate. Unfortunately it has melted in my pocket but I hand it to her anyway. What follows is aptly described by her in one of her most popular facebook status updates ever. I was doing my best not to laugh at the time but now even Amanda thinks its funny. For those of you not fb friends with her here are a few lines to wet your appetite. Melted chocolate with peanuts, exploded bag.....bum, extensive clean up.
... its often huge and grand memorial sites, as well as along the walls of smaller commemorative plaques. The pretty gardens and expansive views of the city made visiting here pleasant, but we couldn't quite forget we were in a graveyard and soon moved back to the rather less sombre city centre, where, impossibly, Sucre's residents were now marching around the streets for an entirely different occasion from half an hour earlier, this time giving a recently deceased group of ...
... photo opportunity. After the butterfly dome, we visited the aviary which had plenty of multi coloured (and huge) parrots! There was a tall tower in the middle of the aviary that you could climb and had excellent views across the sierra landscape. In here I also saw a tucan; and as I have heard it really does look like a cuddly toy! The beak is far too big for it and looks like it has been stuck on. After the aviary we had one more animal area to visit- ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed