Parador Santa Maria la Real
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I felt like I was taking a step back in time as we entered into the hotel. THe rooms were set up colonial times. The view from our room was of the cathedral as the surrounding city. Special!!
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One of the trickiest airports to land at due to high altitude (9528 ft) and possible cloud/fog in the mountains. I believe planes can only land from one direction, so the wind must comply. The planes skim the mountain tops and possible low visibility, just before the runway.
On our way out we were delayed …
... Not same as I have the best on my own cooking. Shh, at least free dinner included paid a ticket. My stomach was delight.
Remain on my chair laid back to watch the performances for about an hour active on it. I have a lot of photos. It was beautiful their cultures.
During the intermission break, the dessert not provided include the ticket. So, I custom picked a chocolate mousse (20Bs). It ...
... to be pretty cheap and there will be decent opportunities to do some scuba diving on both the caribean and pacific sides before ending up in Mexico. Judging by current spending I should be able to afford it, and if I don't do it now I never will. Mexico I thought would've been in the bag by now, but my engaged ("I'll only do it abroad") sister seems vehemently against getting married. I'll reevalaute when I get to Colombia, for both my finances and how Road Weary I am. ...
... back to the hostel. After lunch the four of us went on a walk to a viewpoint at the top of Sucre and decided to treat ourselves to a bottle of wine. Sucre is the capital of Bolivia but you wouldn't really think it when looking over it, not that it's not nice but it just isn't like any of the capitals we've seen on the trip. We all had a dinner together of bruschetta and then played monopoly until midnight; at last we've found some other keen monopoly ...
Sucre is a beautiful city, no doubt of that. White washed walls and colonial architecture help, as does the climate. After the extremes of heat and altitude, Sucre at this time of year is very comfortable. The food is great and at £5 for a room in a b&b built around a private courtyard, the accommodation isn't bad either. So no surprise that I decided to stay here for a week and to study a bit more ...