Boutique Eco Resort and Spa Allkamari
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A few thoughts…….. So once again Jens and I spend New Year in an obscure but magical location. So obscure that it took our driver 3 hours to find it! This mountain lodge was located on the Cota Cota Mountain in Chasquipampa outside La Paz in the southern district. Rugged, un-tarred roads surrounded by empty countryside lead us to this …
... coming from the 6 Bolivian guides all lying in a row on the opposite side of the cabin! Despite this warm energy I lay there for 5 hours unable to sleep, shivering and wholely aware of my altitude induced altered breathing.
When one of guide's alarms went off I literally jumped for joy out of my sleeping bag relieved to be moving on from the frustration of a cold sleepless lie. For the next half an hour the cabin came to life with everyone rushing to find and ...
... We liked this strange barren town and were happy we actually got to stay a night, instead of taking the bus out right away.
The next morning came quickly and we were sad to pack up and leave, but luckily we had the whole day to kill before the bus in the evening. We decided to do some more walking and check out the local market. Well, what can you say really about the markets in Bolivia; they are interesting, colourful and kind of Hygienic. Well at least ...
... not able to release animals into the wild when they regain full health and show signs that they can integrate back into the wild; this doesn't sit right with me.
Wandering the streets of La Paz and one can't help but drink in the sights and smells. Token, jazzy, llama knitwear, open sewers, greasy street food, vomit, dirt, smog, petrol, over powering mate (the country's herbal tea), chaotic traffic, old ladies hacking up black pieces of lung and ...
... it existed the longest period - 2700 years. This was as follows:
Tiwanaku as a tribe appeared 1500 years BC. More than one thousand years they lived the same way as many other tribes in this area. But then started rapid development of their technologies and
arts. The reason of such a success is unknown but their "golden era" continues until 12th century AC. Tiwanakus expanded their territory on all Bolivia and a part of Peru (the rest of Peru was under control of another ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBoutique Eco Resort and Spa Allkamari La Paz
The view from this resort are amazing and the location of the resort is magnificent, The service in the resort however, is poor which is a shame given this place has so much potential
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