Camino Real Suites
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Wow, what a city!
We arrived on Friday after a relatively pain free crossing from Peru into Bolivia - despite a landslide causing us to change our route. The city of La Paz is Bolivia's defacto capital at an altitude of 3650m. Coming down through the small suburb of El Alto on La Paz's hillside we couldn't believe the colossal size of La …
Date: Tue 12 Oct
Arrived in La Paz after a small hiccup getting out of Brazil - Aerosur had no record of our booking so had to buy new tickets! But we made it in the end.
Monday was an around the hotel area day acclimatising to the altitude (we're at over 3,000m in the lower South Zone). El Alto, the airport, is at nearly 4, …
Puno – La Paz
Saturday 24th December
We began our journey to luxury with a 6.30 am taxi to the bus station the bus we boarded was the worst yet, despite the fact that this company – Tour Peru had been recommended to us by numerous people it was awful it was leaking from the roof and dripping all over my bag …
Day 23 saw us departing from the resort type hotel outside Puno for La Paz via the border between Peru and Bolivia close to Copacabana. We had lost sleep worrying whether the basic paperwork in the hire car would suffice - if we were refused entry we would have to work around the border of Bolivia and make our way to the Argentinian …
... casita there is only one member of staff to watch over all of the kids; and this is why volunteers are so important to the organisation.
Volunteers have the option of working in the mornings or in the afternoons, but seeing as I want to devote as much time as I can to this cause I have opted to do both. In the mornings I am working in Salida 3, where the children are all about 18 months. From a quick glance, the salida looks great - large cots, abundance of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
We stayed in the Zona Sur as it is about 400m lower than the main city of La Paz - and therefore has more oxygen!
The Camino Real Suites were an excellent place to stay - very well kept with a great breakfast!
A short walk away was the shopping centre for food and snacks, but a small store just next door had just about everything we needed.
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