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... creepy dried up ones are used in all kinds of ceremonies as good luck. Don't ask me why a dried up fetus of a llama is good luck. But down here, in the land of "little green men" and bed bugs, it makes sense to them. And the candy thing, if you give money to the little "candy monument", it gives you luck too. And by the way, those "$100 bills" are real. They just stay there, sitting on the street, all day, every day by luck!
... and even a shop dedicated completely to children's slides!
We arrived at our hotel at about 7 30pm, where we had dinner and headed off to bed. Our rooms have an incredible view of the whole of La Paz, and we find it fascinating to watch the hundreds of people going about their business.
I'm sorry this was up late again, but whenever we seem to arrive in our rooms, we just crash out!
See you later,
... wood, held afloat by tyres. It was a hilarious sight, which we mentally added to our list of things you would never see in Australia. We got to La Paz late in the afternoon, found some cheap accommodation, and were disappointed to find that the internet was no better in La Paz than on Copacabana. We realised that we'd just have to come to terms with the fact that decent internet connections have not yet arrived in Bolivia. ...
... next 4 nights, Latino Hostel. Having checked in we headed out in search of the market for breakfast. To our surprise almost everything was closed, inside and outside the market. Thankfully we found a nice lady who made us a huge fruit salad with yogurt and cereal. Then we found another nice lady who made us tea and an avocado sandwich, she even shook our hands when we left, a little weird but a friendly gesture. Upon returning to our hostel we found a laundry across the road which ...
... of travelling and we were pretty tired... The first few days in La Paz Matt suffered with the altitude and had pretty bad headaches but we explored the city and visited a market and bought some cool stuff like alpaca (llama) jumpers etc. We expected la Paz to be really cold but even though the weather forecasts were saying 13/14 degrees it felt a lot warmer... We loved how cheap everything was, just what we needed after coming from the relatively ...