Departamento de Santa Cruz Travel Guide

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra

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San Javier

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Comarapa

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Samaipata

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Samaipata

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Samaipata

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La Higuera

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Ascención

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra

San Javier

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  • Main Altar.

    San Javier Things to Do

    A masterpiece of indigenous Baroque art, this colorful altar is interesting because it shows the interaction between the Jesuist and the indians. The whole mision was restored by the German architect Hans Roth using local craftsmen, creating a revival of local traditions and a qualified workforce. I visited some of the workshops in the mission of...

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  • Mini vans

    San Javier Transportation

    The town is located 137 miles (220 kms) from Santa Cruz, the road in these days are in bad condition so the journey can take almost four hours or more. There are differents ways of transport: 1) The scheduled Big Bus, comfortable but very slow, it stops in every town or stops where a passanger is waiting. 2)The mini vans, faster, the only thing is...

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  • Walking the town.

    San Javier Things to Do

    Today San Xavier is a small and dusty town of 11,000 inhabitants and the first stop for the traveller who wants to make the Jesuitic Mission Circuit. So it´s a great place for hang out through the empty streets, or spend a nice afternoon in the park enjoying the Bolivian rural way of life.

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Comarapa

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  • Soup with everything

    Comarapa Restaurants

    Situated on the main street, just by the bus stop. The resaurant serves typical Bolivian fayre. A warming soup with meat and a potato, may be made from Otna, very tasty. Segundos are usually lots of carbohydrate , you may get potato, cassava, rice, uluca and platani on one plate with meat and a side salad. Senor Tito runs a very tidy hotel and...

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  • some more pictures around Comarapa

    Comarapa Favorites

    We did a little tour up the hill with the pick up. It was a great experience, nobody of us was used to drive through these kind of ways, how to use well the special functions of a 4-4 motor...interesting experience!!

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  • Almost in the jungle, but still on 1500m...

    Comarapa Favorites

    very little village at the old way from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. On the way to Santa Cruz from here you can find some other beautiful resorts, just don´t pass the places to fast.

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Samaipata

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    by Petit_Prince Written Sep 15, 2003

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    If you plan to eat in Samaipata (after a visit to the cascades and/or "El Fuerte", "Descanso en las Alturas" is certainly the place to go.

    The place is nice, you can eat on a lovely terrace, there is a large choice of pizzas, local food (including llama), etc...

    Inside, a lot of business cards of people all over the world that ate in this place.

    Last, but not least, the owner is a very nice person, born in Argentina, with a strong personality.

    Favorite Dish: Pizzas are good value, chicken is good as well, and Llama meat.

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  • El Pueblito Resort

    Samaipata Hotels

    Camino a Valle Abajo #1000, Samaipata, Bolivia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Samaipata

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    by Petit_Prince Written Sep 15, 2003

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    If you plan to eat in Samaipata (after a visit to the cascades and/or "El Fuerte", "Descanso en las Alturas" is certainly the place to go.

    The place is nice, you can eat on a lovely terrace, there is a large choice of pizzas, local food (including llama), etc...

    Inside, a lot of business cards of people all over the world that ate in this place.

    Last, but not least, the owner is a very nice person, born in Argentina, with a strong personality.

    Favorite Dish: Pizzas are good value, chicken is good as well, and Llama meat.

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  • El Pueblito Resort

    Samaipata Hotels

    Camino a Valle Abajo #1000, Samaipata, Bolivia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Samaipata

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    by Petit_Prince Written Sep 15, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    If you plan to eat in Samaipata (after a visit to the cascades and/or "El Fuerte", "Descanso en las Alturas" is certainly the place to go.

    The place is nice, you can eat on a lovely terrace, there is a large choice of pizzas, local food (including llama), etc...

    Inside, a lot of business cards of people all over the world that ate in this place.

    Last, but not least, the owner is a very nice person, born in Argentina, with a strong personality.

    Favorite Dish: Pizzas are good value, chicken is good as well, and Llama meat.

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  • El Pueblito Resort

    Samaipata Hotels

    Camino a Valle Abajo #1000, Samaipata, Bolivia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

La Higuera

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    by yanate Written Apr 4, 2007

    arround che statue there are some houses that have the label restaurant written in fron, i picked one and i entered a normal home, an old woman ask us if we want to eat, we said yes, she answered that she didn't have much, no meat, no eggs, just rice and sardinas - so we got that and a bit of mais also, it was good and if i remember correctly it was less than 5 bolivianos

    Favorite Dish: rice and sardinas i guess

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Ascención

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    by annieruel Written Aug 10, 2003

    the most popular way to drive is with a moto...everywhere you see only moto and you can even do a tour with them.
    is in amazonia beetween santa cruz and trinidad.

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