Pan American Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Pan American Hotel La Paz
Travel Blogs from La Paz
After a 12 hour overnight bus journey, where I was so cold I kept dreaming I was having a hot shower (!), we arrived in La Paz. According to all reports it was extremely dangerous, we could be robbed a gunpoint, so once again our gaurd was up.... and thankfully we had no problems, even when we were forced to walk back to our hotel, 5 blocks from …
... empty when we arrive so we fill it with shots and snogging, and some Banos action for some. The time comes for the boys to get back so we head home, for the three hours sleep. Sensible really since in the morning we have death road. Nonetheless the boys have been freaking amazing travel buddies and I am sure they will have a blast in Miami! The next morning dawns drunk and glorious, we hope to say goodbye to Elmer but he is indisposed. Regardless he has also been bloody fab and ...
... Drunken people everywhere, buying more booze from people who sell it out of a rucksack. Or from the hundreds of booze stalls that are still open. We have found the hotel quite easily but it was hard to get there because of all the markets, blocking the streets around it. Now that we have parked the cars safely in the basement of the hotel - a woman had to remove her merchandise from the entrance of the Parking - we go out for a walk and a meal. We may ...
... and told me that I was in luck because she was on her lunch break with 3 other nurses. Unfortunately the answer to our question came back as a definite 'No'. Having said that I still believe they do it somewhere and if they don't then they should start. After breakfast we went to the grand hotel to do something called the 'Urban Rush'. Basically it entails walking down a 17 storey (50m) while being strapped into a harness. Gilly took one look down the side of the building ...
... and so headed to Pacena de la Saltena - which apparently serves the best Saltenas (similar to empanadas) in the city. Sergio said they were so good and so fresh, that if anyone got sick he would sue them and we could split the pay out...little did he know what was to come...! The Saltenas were delicious - more saucy and spicy than their Argentinean cousins.
Next we visited some local markets and tried some fruits, including the 'snot-snot' fruit which is called ...