Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Center
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This was just an overnight stay but because Monica was ill we spent the evening searching for a pharmacy. Found one and managed to get antibiotics across the counter. Recognized the medicine so felt fairly comfortable. Whatever it was it done the trick.
As we arrived at our next town we realized we left Monica's coat in the wardrobe, it …
... ll probably get robbed but it's quite safe, the people are friendly but you shouldn't try to make conversation with them. It didn't matter, we were there for only one night and one sight, the world famous Potosi silver mine. According to the locals (who I must admit are not the most reliable source of information) at one point during the Spanish colonial occupation of Bolivia Potosi was the largest city in the world. Due to the fact that the mountain on the edge of the city was ...
... from a pleasant 18 degrees or so up in the clouds, down to a thick, heavy humid heat of 30C+. Santa Cruz more or less marks the start of the tropical swamplands and vast nature reserve that covers an area of 2,000 square kilometres and stretches across eastern Bolivia, northern Paraguay and western Brazil. Called the Pantanal region, most of it lies in Brazil, where we were headed next.
Once we bought our overnight bus ticket to the Bolivia/Brazil ...
... salary, better masks when drilling, Christmas presents as a bonus and less miners have died. This year alone 8 have died, 1 last week from carbon monoxide but they think he might have been drunk so didn't realise it was toxic. The sad truth is that most miners will suffer from silicosis and don't live past 40. But we did meet the oldest miner there at 65 who's worked the mines for 35years. The youngest is known to be 14, however I didn't see any children working and wasn't sure if ...
... have claimed it is a landing ramp for ancient spacecraft! We spend a couple of hours at the site and have it more or less to ourselves. Some beautiful scenery around and the ruins are very well looked after but I am not sure it is worth the trip to get here?We spend a couple of hours at the site and have it more or less to ourselves. Some beautiful scenery around and the ruins are very well looked after but I am not sure it is worth the trip to get here. We stop for a drink in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLos Tajibos Hotel & Convention Center Santa Cruz
Very nice hotel. We had an overnight stay between flights, so didn't have opportunity to sample the facilities or service, but grounds were very attractive with peacocks roaming round and the breakfast was great.
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