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 …
... to go on his sentence. Stinking of BS we listened to his tale of being a divorced dad who couldn't pay child support, took an offer to run some drugs into Bolivia and got caught because he was used as a decoy so that the real drugs could be brought through. He told us he knew the guy from the book and the lawyer who penned the tale and said we could ask him anything. A few questions later he asked us for some money to buy dinner. We knew it was coming but when we told him ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCamino Real Suites La Paz
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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.