Parador Santa Maria la Real
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParador Santa Maria la Real Sucre
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 …
... All boy racer kinds of rally cars. I went up to a look out point and got some nice views of the city. I then went to the Mercado Central. It sells all types of things. The thing that shocked me though was in the food market. There were big hairy bloody cow noses. HORRID! I do not know who eats them but I don't want to see one of those on my plate. It was gross. There were loads of people selling fruits, veg, herbs, clothes and then a whole square of people with ...
... the hostel) was a great teacher, and helped immensely in my improvement, as his explanation of the past tenses (my biggest vice) cleared up a lot of doubts.
Other than that, not much really happened in Sucre. Interesting fact though - Sucre is actually the constitutional capital city of Bolivia. Who knew.
Next stop is Potosí, where I'll visit the famous Silver ...
... a sort of general assistants to the public. A group of very kind people, who know what's going on in the city and know the hotels and attractions. A walking tourist guide. Quite a smart invention. Within 30 minutes we have found a perfect hotel just off the main square at a reasonable price, La Posada. The cars can be parked safely during the night, behind a gate in the block across the street. All these buildings are constructed around secluded courts, used ...
... Potosi and admittedly spent about 70% of that time sleeping. We were absolutely knackered from the salar tour and needed to tank some energy., so we did just that. Sorry Potosi that we never saw more of you, but you were good to us :)
Next on the list was Sucre, the consitutional capital and founding place of Bolivia. Sucre is a lovely place, with a very mild climate , « only » at 2,800m and for Bolivian standards ...