Mi Residencia Hotel
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Still noisily raking those infernal leaves at 7am despite my
entreaties not to so no lie in.
Drove up to the grass strip airport, past the bus station,
the grounds of which housed a tent camp for those who had lost their homes to
Had my mossie repellent confiscated – there was about 3mm in
the bottom but some stupid little boy employee deemed it a fire risk!
Thankfully there was ...
After the jungle tour we had a night in Rurrenabaque to clean our clothes and ourselves and sleep in a real bed. Then off again the following morning! A 3hr jeep ride followed by a 3hr boat ride with a lunch stop in between (we started eating lunch at the wrong restaurant, before the guide realised, took us to the correct restaurant and we started again!). Saw heap of animals just on the journey to the campsite, and enjoyed the relaxing boat ride and sunshine. In the boat ...
I use the word attempting very deliberately. I caught my flight from Santa Cruz to Trinidad this morning. More details about hanging out in the Santa Cruz airport is in the getting to Bolivia section of this blog. The flight Santa Cruz to Trinidad was interesting. After being released from a small holding area we walked across the tarmac to the plane. Now in the pre pre waiting area I'd kicked myself for not asking for a window seat. Then I realized there was no seat number on ...
After hanging around at the hostel for the afternoon we walked the 2 kms or so to the "Bimodal Terminal", the combined bus and train station, to get the night bus to Trinidad, the first stage of our journey to the jungle town of Rurrenbaque. After calling at a couple of bus company stands, only to find that no seats were available we were getting a little concerned, but a nice lady pointed us in the direction of one of her competitors and we secured ...
... True enough, we arrived exhausted (think 10 hours of loud violent films, bumpy dirt roads, freezing AC and no food or drink - no toilet) and for the first time, I was sick, so we made our way quickly to the hotel Campanario, Trinidad's finest (there are 2 others). After lunch we walked one block to the town square, to find a huge procession of dancers in various types of traditional dress. This went on all day long and for the next two days as well. The ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking