Hotel Gloria Urmiri

Urmiri, Bolivia | Spa
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Travel Blogs from Urmiri

Stuff that happened in La Paz and Coroico

A travel blog entry by cracka on Aug 05, 2014

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... Really it was. I wish you were there. He said he just came from the embassy and no one will help him. That's where I had my doubts. Surely the US embassy wouldn't let him leave in the condition he was in. But I believed it all and gave him some money when he eventually got to asking so that he could have his first day of freedom in a warm bed. He was really grateful and gave me the only thing he could offer, prison weed. I stuffed the bud of weed in my pocket only to lose it ...

I Survived the Death Road!

A travel blog entry by tamararae on Jul 14, 2014

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At the top Jose gave us all of the safety gear and a briefing. The first section of the road is asphalt and is shared with other vehicles. To me this is the most scary part because I have witnessed Bolivian drivers! I stayed towards the back of the pack. The guide was generally at the front with our van at the back so it's relatively safe. We stopped along the way for photos and then had snacks at ...

World Cup Grand Final + Shopping in La Paz

A travel blog entry by tamararae on Jul 13, 2014

... on a loom! So I ordered a woollen dress off her. She didn't speak much English and we forgot our translation book, so I’m not too sure what I’m getting, but whatever it is she is making it for 20 bucks. We also found a guy that makes these jackets out of wool with a fleece lining (also for 20 bucks) so we both got one of those. I looked and looked at the jewellery but it’s the same jewellery as we saw in San ...

Tiwanaku Ruins

A travel blog entry by tamararae on Jul 12, 2014

... what he was saying. I was intrigued that they had mummies (which they did in foetal position as they believe you enter this world in that position and you leave this world in that position). They also put all of your belongings with you as you will need them as you enter into your next life. They had a mummy and some pretty cool artefacts and tools in a museum but couldn’t ...

Loco La Paz!

A travel blog entry by tamararae on Jul 11, 2014

... and braking at the last minute if the other cars don’t let them in. They stop across intersections causing grid lock traffic jams everywhere. The view on the drive down from the airport was great – the lights of the city were just starting to come on and it is a massive city built in a valley with lights going as far as the eye can see. We got the driver to drop us off at a hotel from the guide book.

We checked in and went for a ...