Hotel La Colonia
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and breakfast, per usual my host dad loves bread and cheese first thing, but my host mom makes me a yummy banana and milk drink to go with my bread and jam
>Off to Tiquipaya Wasi to work in the garden with the boys or to another school to help out in the younger kid classrooms
>Home for lunch! Always good food with my entire host family
>Relax a bit and have ...
... to carry on a simple conversation with the taxi driver about our trip for the duration of the 25 minute ride into the now-quiet city. The taxi driver dropped us off in a narrow steep street (like all streets in La Paz) and we walked safely in past a policeman standing at the curb. Rooms were nice and faced a courtyard so there was no traffic noise in the morning. No heat, lots of blankets.
... on other stories I have heard from those living here. The first few days of orientation I was also aclimating to...well... everything. The altitude will get you first. The La Paz airport is over 13,000 feet and Chocabamba is somewhere around 9,000 feet. The next thing is just realizing you are in another country and culture. So many fun things I have learned here in just the first week.
Rule #1... and this ...
... in-hand with poverty comes religion. Cochabamba proudly boasts the world's biggest statue of Jesus Christ. Bigger than the Cristo in Rio, even. He watches down from a nearby hill, although despite his size, appearing rather less omnipotent than his diminutive Brazilian brother.
I haven't quite got used to this not having a smartphone on me at all times lark yet, which means I've neglected to write down directions to my hostel. All I know is the name of ...
... songs and dances, and got to know eachother. Beiba started opening up, telling me about the delicious ducks on the water and reciting the dates of my birthday and wedding anniversary, which she had memorized. From there we walked to Beiba's house, which was right near the beautiful lake. Her dad owned farm land up the hill, and Beiba took great pride showing me every flower and vegetable in their home garden. Her dad had gone fishing on ...