Radisson Plaza Hotel La Paz
Travel Blogs from La Paz
26 May 2010
La Paz, City Sightseeing and Moon Valley
La Paz, the city that touches the sky, is an apt description. It was founded on October 20th, 1548 under the name of La Ciudad de Nuestra Seņora de La Paz (The City of Our Lady of Peace). Located high above sea level, La Paz sits in a bowl surrounded by the high altiplano. La …
25 May 2010
From Puno (Peru) to La Paz (Bolivia)
- A great part of this route is along the shores of the splendid Lake Titicaca. On the way, we will stop in Juli and Pomata, towns renowned for their Catholic Jesuit temples built during Spanish Colonial times. A demonstration of students for cheaper bus tickets stopped our …
... no licence/ID required 2) coca leaves (which they chew in huge quantities and leave in the side of their mouths like hamsters) and 3) 96% alcohol (for drinking, not cleaning as I had thought). We actually had to try some as part of the tour - pretty rough! We also learnt that historically kids as young as 10 would work in the mines (illegal now, but still happens), miners typically work for themselves, sell what they mine to refineries (no set wage) and ...
... We stopped about an hour into the journey just for a break and coffee if anyone wanted to buy it. Then back on the van to the start point. The Death Road, is actually called the North Yungas Road and was built in the 30's during the war between Bolivia and Paraguay. The road connects La Paz to Coroico, it is known as "Death Road" and was named the worlds most dangerous road by an Inter American Development Bank Report. As there are a couple of hundred deaths each year on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services