Mi Residencia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Trinidad
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 ...
... which took only 45 minutes and even got served drinks and a sandwich and sweets.... for just 50 Dollars... check that, before arriving in the tropically hot and humid Trinidad (without Tobago) in Bolivia. Trinidad is the capital of the province Beni (the north of Bolivia). With aprox. 130.000 inhabitants, it is also the biggest in this region. It was founded in 1686 by a jesuit during one of their missions. Later it has been relocated (14 km) to its current position due to ...
... presente. Lopez... presente. Gringos...( us ) presente", all the bus laughs at that. Then we`re off on possibly the dustiest drive we`ve experienced, inside the bus and out, we`re covered in seconds with a gritty red coating of sand just like everyone else on the bus we sit there and sweat!
At our lunch stop we definitely have one of those "Did we give up everything for this?" moments. Would you rather be sat in your lovely ...
... on the family’s boat which was fun, sitting on the roof without any railings rock n roll! Tomorrow Agus, Allen and I will be parting ways after just over a month on the road together, to celebrate the good times we got ourselves some pizza and after an early dinner chilled in our room for 3 on the beach with some vino.
Helped the guys get their stuff to the bus and said a sad goodbye, gonna miss those characters a lot and hope to see ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking