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Aug 23, 2005 - Chapare / Villa Tunari

Villa Tunari, 5 hours by bus away from Santa Cruz, is a major truck stop and a tropical resort to relax, hike in the jungle and swim. At the hotel Las Araras we had the only experience of this kind on our trip together - we were refused a room with king size bed. At the Hotel San Martin it was no problem. In the morning rain, then in the afternoon we wandered through the Parque Machia, a 36-hectare wildlife refuge, capucine monkeys all aver us! The following day we relaxed at the pool. "The Chapare" is synonymous with both coca and Drug...

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