Hostal Sol Andino
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Sol Andino La Paz
This is more of a hotel than a hostal, with excellent breakfasts and colourful walls. Internet is a bit mediocre, but staff were pleasant and tour operator could help advise and book tours. Lots of hot water, and clean rooms. If you're not used to the altitude, ask for a room on the lower floor as there's no lift!
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At 3,640m (11,942ft) La Paz is the highest capital city on the world. We arrive at this huge chaotic sprawl and head to our hotel, Hostal Sol Andino. We planned that evening to eat out at a pizzeria and check out the latest x-men film (Days of Futures Past) at the local cinema (it was iin English, subtitled in Spanish). The pizzas were cracking, …
... before the sun dipped behind the mountains, leaving behind a darkening pink-hued sky. Dim twilight lit the cobblestone roads as we descended into the ramshackle town in search of our hostel. It proved to be somewhat difficult to locate, but with help from several locals we finally found it just before the light faded completely. Our jolly owners settled us in to our cosy room before we set out to find some food. Now with the help of a trusty headtorch, we found ourselves ...
... in our hostel we'd been talking to the night before and she had a nasty spill a few weeks previously and needed stitches on her chin, nose, and chest so Nadine and I opted for the full face helmet
just to be safe. The scenery was stunning and we were all really excited to get moving. The first part was all paved but then we went off road and things got more interesting. It was raining pretty much the whole ride which might have made ...