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TravelPod Member ReviewsParc Hotel Chateau-Gontier
very nice place because it is in the middle of the town everything is in walking distance!
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Travel Blogs from La Paz
... road is gritty and narrow. And windy. And very unforgiving. Any loss of control and there's nowhere to go. Except down. Quickly. And probably painfully.
However, for the parts where one is not concentrating too ******* the road the scenery is incredible and makes the whole experience worthwhile.
To celebrate our surviving we had a night out in Hard Rock La Paz. Several Cuba Libres and an ill-advised JD and Coke later ...
... start of the dirt track section of the Death Road. This section is approximately 35-40km long of single track dirt track with a drops of up to 2000ft on one side and get this, it is still used by some as a road today.... Here are some facts about the Death Road, straight from Wikipedia: The largely single-lane road has no guard rails and cliffs of up to 600 metres (2,000 feet). Most of the road is the width of a single vehicle, about 3.2 ...
... through but up and up we went - Christine mentioned that the only thing that kept her going was the thought of making it to the summit and getting back to La Paz so she could watch Australia beat England in the Rugby World Cup. We got to a point at around 5,500m (higher than the Everest Base Camps) when the guides collectively decided it was too dangerous to continue (due to track visibility) - and as if to illustrate possible dangers of the mountains, when we turned ...
... back to the hostel in one piece. We are going to an ATM now to get some dollars out for Argentina because we have heard its cheaper here. Then we will have a small bite to eat before getting ready and going out again tonight. Im going to try and take it easy tonight because I want to be able to function tomorrow when we go to the markets again and we are also thinking of going to watch local women fight, apparently its the thing to do here on Thursdays and Sundays. Salud ...
... a bit on the street in the plaza near the San Fransisco church. I then took this money and bought ingredients for carbonara and cooked my first ever carbonara dinner, which turned out great. Yunis came back from the death road after that but went straight to bed because she ****** herself up on the Bolivian "death road" bike ride when ...