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... then they tried to charge us for the copies of the forms which we refused to pay. We followed the taxi driver and discovered that while our passports were checked a set of forms had been filled out for us so we hadn't needed to do our own ones! We went to the back of the terminal to get in our taxi where we discovered 2 women and 2 children waiting to go in a 4 seater car. They had a funny idea of what made 5 people! We squeezed into the front and headed off out of Tacna. ...
... beautifully, serenely quiet hostel. It is more like a hotel really. I am rather reluctant to leave it tomorrow. This is one of the only hostels that I would recommend, everything is very tastefully decorated and recently done, it has lovely communal spaces and rooms are en suite. Did I mention it was quiet? Bliss!
Next stop is up in the mountains and probably a dorm, unless we are lucky. We are off to ...
... The stewardess eventually gave in and put on the film she had refused to watch the night before, because it was in English … must’ve run out of options I guess!
We arrived in Tacna around 2pm, very hungry because we never got given lunch. Don quickly sorted out what the next part of the journey entailed, and we grabbed a hotdog to keep us going.
To get the next bus we had to walk to the terminal across ...
... br> *ceviche
*oregano being the spice of choice for everything
*whistles when you walk down the street and "I love you"s
*that they go buy a 2 or 3 liter of "bebida" (pop) EVERY day to drink at lunch. what's water?
*the guys who helps you back out your car for a tip
*fried reinata on the weekends
*acto civicos on mondays
*being randomly showed off because I'm american
*going to the ...
... needed in one night, which I was shocked by seeing as I'm at least three years out of dance practice. SHAKE THAT SHIMMY BABY. In the following week the group of about ten dancers got together in the gym to learn and I cannot tell you how ridiculously frustrating it was teaching dance because 1. I didn't know all the appropriate directions (up , down, back, spin, jump etc) and 2. the attitude of the students was so unfeasibly lazy I wanted to punch them all in the neck. They ...