Royal Lodge Hotel

Av San Martin 200, Santa Cruz, 1309, Bolivia | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz

Tales from transit

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant on Jun 30, 2014

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... grids. Each time it died, the group of us clinging on for dear life were thrown forward and ended up in a heap. My right arm hasn't felt the same since. At the 'bus stop' - a term I use very loosely as we were stood at the edge of a field, in the rain, being eaten by mosquitos - a group of us discovered we were all heading in the same direction and teamed up. By the time I arrived in Corumba - a sad sort of town on the edge of the border - there were solo travellers from ...

Amazonian Antics

A travel blog entry by upontheroof on Mar 16, 2014

8 comments, 60 photos

... as they are used for emergency accommodation; and several people have lost their lives.

In a region with minimal infrastructure, where roads become impassable for weeks during the rainy season, rivers are the most reliable way for the inhabitants to get around. Many people live on houseboats and a stream of cargo boats, fishing boats and other vessels constantly ply the waterways. In this context, a floating hotel does not look particularly unusual. A twin-hulled ...

Flying LPB-VVI

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc on Jan 16, 2014

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... with online. She had to swipe my card through an old-fashion carbon-paper device and have me sign the paper slip. Bizarre.

Almost broke after paying the departure tax at a separate counter, I found the massive bank of 12 ATMs in the airport lobby and withdrew more bolivianos to get me through my last day in the country today. I’m glad to note that Bolivian ATMs do not charge a user fee – a rarity in this part of South America where nations such ...

Going back in time to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by humpooper on Nov 26, 2013

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... our way through the rubble to the main square and got some lunch, which turned out to be completely vegetarian, but yummy. While eating we realise the inca ruins we wanted to see, are not just up the hill but in fact 10km away and needed two hrs to go around it. I couldn't bare the thought of going down that hill in the dark so effectively we spent a 6hr round trip to eat lunch. Not the best result and the trip back we were squished next to a very large lady who used me ...

Welcome to Bolivia (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by sabrinechka on Nov 18, 2013

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... salary, better masks when drilling, Christmas presents as a bonus and less miners have died. This year alone 8 have died, 1 last week from carbon monoxide but they think he might have been drunk so didn't realise it was toxic. The sad truth is that most miners will suffer from silicosis and don't live past 40. But we did meet the oldest miner there at 65 who's worked the mines for 35years. The youngest is known to be 14, however I didn't see any children working and wasn't sure if ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Av San Martin 200, Santa Cruz.
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