Hotel Santa Teresa

Ayacucho 43, Potosi, Bolivia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Potosi

Three disadvantages of solo travel

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant

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... for fear of waking up Mr Alpaca. 3) Accommodation is more expensive In Bolivia, a bed in a decent hostel has so far cost about £4.50 per night. A private, double room with an en suite bathroom tends to be about £10. Therefore, if you're buddied up with somebody you can live like a Hostel King or Queen for an extra 50p each. Unfortunately, when my illness struck there was no money in the world which would have moved me from ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

23

... coca leaves and fizzy drinks were in high demand.

Thankfully things improved and we were smoothly kitted out in overalls, boots, helmet, lamp and face mask for the walk to a nearby inginiero, a mineral processing plant, one of loads hugging the hillside with the water supply. As a very dry city, 40 or more reservoirs were built in neighbouring valleys, to serve the city and these plants – more than are still in use today.

After the ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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After a leisurely start and a poor breakfast headed off to Tarapaya for the Ojo del Inca, a natural hot spring reputedly favoured by Inca bigwigs. Took a local bus down to a market for 1.30 bob and straight into a 4 bob micro from there. What they failed to mention in tourist information is that it is about 5km before Tarapaya and a 20 min uphill walk from there – thankfully a lady in ...

Searching for that silver lining

A travel blog entry by philandmups

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... covered in dirt and looked tired, but who would smile and greet us. One miner, no older than 18 or 19, did haunt me though as we passed him, looking exhausted. He was having to carry bags of rubble on his shoulders, along the winding tunnels for over a kilometre to the surface. Each bag weighed 40kg and he had to make this trip three times before he could take a break. To put this into perspective, your baggage allowance on most airlines is only 20kg. We learnt that children ...

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by rohanfariss

We were warned that uyuni would have nothing on offer and the warning were correct. At times it looked like a town out of a Wild West movie. Everything was incredibly dry and had that light shade of brown to it. Dust covered almost everything, even the dogs that lay sleeping on the roadside. ...

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