Portal La Merced Hostel
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
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A 6 hour bus journey from La Paz brought us to Copacabana, home to the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca; the highest lake in the world. Our hotel was an uphill walk from the centre of town. The shortness in our breath from the walk up gave a stark reminder of the altitude we were at!
Our hotel had working wifi for once …
... We had a good time for a few hours.
Back at the hotel I packed my bags and got ready to leave because I was to meet Martha, Nick's girlfriend in Arequipa tomorrow. But due to circumstances beyond our control, she will be arriving on Friday instead. We were going to stay in Arequipa in a luxury hotel instead called El Libertador. However, I felt it my responsibility to carry on and move to ...
... as often times I thought I might fly over the top. The tour guide, when he asked me if I spoke Spanish and I said yes but prefer English for the tour, only decided to start speaking English after the very wealthy couple from the states (who split their time between New York and Hawaii). It didn't matter though I actually paid more attention to his Spanish because all he would spin English was that we were at ...
... the compound which is a city within a city is 70%25 tourist attraction and 30%25 remains for nuns which only amounts to about 25 of them. Some beautiful sights nonetheless!! We finished the tour with a wonderful lunch! Both Peter and I had a ceviche Classico and pisco sour(Peru's signature drink!! Look it up... It's like a margarita without tequila!) Great food!!! We spent ...
... booze sessions and we were not the be disappointed. On arrival at 2am we were treated to the sounds of one of our new dormatory buddies havin sex with a young lady in the toilet.. And someone else being sick in the other toilet! Welcome to Wild Rover !!! We had a disrupted sleep due to the morons in our room taking ages to leave at 6am (but in an act of karma they accidentally left me some decent headphones, result!) and we spent the next day on a nice walking tour of the gorgeous ...