Travel Blogs from Colchani, Bolivia

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Bolivian Adventure: Don Hans' Cabaña and More, Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Adventure: Don Hans' Cabaña and More

A travel blog entry by hsb

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... , and showed it to me. No film in it. We looked at each other: he had spent nearly a week on his vacation in Bolivia, taking loads of pictures, with no film in his camera. Poor Tully. With his implacable British sense of humour, he proceeded to tell a ...

Bolivian Adventure: The Trek Continues, Quimsa cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Adventure: The Trek Continues

A travel blog entry by hsb

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... we looked around, and were stunned into silence by the beauty surrounding us, I was reminded of why I had come to trek in Bolivia, and of course, all the events of the last couple of days, and little frustrations of the trip vanished. With the hail ...

Bolivian Adventure: Trekking in the Quimsa Cruz, Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Adventure: Trekking in the Quimsa Cruz

A travel blog entry by hsb

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The first night camping was a bit cold - not that cold, but I wasn't wearing enough layers. That's easy to address. Nonetheless, the sniffles and stuffy nose I had started to feel the day before just got worse during the night, leaving me no doubt that I ...

Bolivian Adventure: The Epic, Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Adventure: The Epic

A travel blog entry by hsb

WARNING: there is much controversy related in the following account. To my fellow trekkers, if I have mis-represented ANY FACTS, please send me an email, so that I can make amends... ------------------------------------------------------------ ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour Day 4, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour Day 4

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

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...  was a welcome site. The hot shower was the best I have ever had!!!! We all went out for dinner looking clean and feeling so much better! We even dared to have our first beer in Bolivia, which went down very well, but made us really ...

Crossing the altiplanic desert, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Crossing the altiplanic desert

A travel blog entry by nunorita

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... todo construído com sal: o chão, as paredes e até mesas, cadeiras e a cama! Espera-nos um dia cheio de sal amanhã... Bolivia is a big country with around 10 million people (9pax/km2). Some people say it's an altiplanic country, but in fact, 70% of ...

Bolivian Adventure: the wheels on the bus go.., Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Adventure: the wheels on the bus go..

A travel blog entry by hsb

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... killing all passengers on board...". That's CNN... The papers would have said something like, "Tourist bus takes fatal plunge in Bolivia", before describing some horrendous scene where no one could possibly come out alive. But - in our case, no ...

On the salt flats, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

On the salt flats

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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The big climb......the girls handled it well, Patacamaya, Bolivia travel blog

The big climb......the girls handled it well

A travel blog entry by porradasa

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... had taken their toll on us.......tomorrow we will arrive to the location of our first major destination:  La Paz, Bolivia. Portugues ----- "A subida grande ...... as meninas seguraram bem" Patacamaya a La Paz é dedicado à minha mãe, Cathy Van ...

And yet another roadblock in Bolivia....., Oururo, Bolivia travel blog

And yet another roadblock in Bolivia.....

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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... Uyuni arriving at 10:20pm where i´d go to my pre-booked hotel. It all seemed so perfect. What I forgot was I was in Bolivia and didn´t allow time for those little things that could go wrong...... like roadblocks!!! The day didn't start well to begin ...

Corioco, Bolivia, Corioco, Bolivia travel blog

Corioco, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by hyme

1 night in ...

Rocks and desert, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Rocks and desert

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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... in Uyuni to get some wine - we needed the bottels as props for the photo shoots tomorrow, then continued to our accomodation in Colchani which is located at the rim of the Salar de Uyuni. We had to change accomodation and got upgraded to a very big ...

Hotel California Bolivia, Patacamaya, Bolivia travel blog

Hotel California Bolivia

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... fuming. Two nights before in Sorata an American tour guide had joked about our inability to get diesel as foreigners, suggesting that Bolivia was like the Hotel California...you can check out any time you like but you can never leave. This was getting ...

From La Paz to the Salt Lakes and Back, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

From La Paz to the Salt Lakes and Back

A travel blog entry by luvntravln

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... than Lake Titicaca. 27/03 La Paz- Colchani Colchani  Breakfast and departure to Uyuni. (9 hours driving). Arrive to Colchani and accommodation in Salt Hotel. Our driver for the first part of the trip was Simon Llanos.   ...

Day 13 -  Chapare Amazon basin, Chapare, Bolivia travel blog

Day 13 - Chapare Amazon basin

A travel blog entry by telle

We set out for Chapare, in the Amazon basin, early in the morning. We were going to stay there and then drive down to Santa Cruz where we would eventually fly home from. Our drive to Chapare itself was interesting in the fact that the road is not in ...

Climbing out of La Paz, Lahuachaca, Bolivia travel blog

Climbing out of La Paz

A travel blog entry by stefandrach

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Stage 44– La Paz – Lahuachaca Bushcamp Hostal place Dist 138 Km's Time in Saddle 5:14 It’s probably safe to say that I wasn’t quite as rested and looking forward to the next 7 day section on the bike as I’d liked to be. Our ...

Salzfabrik/Salt Flats/ Isla de Pescadores, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Salzfabrik/Salt Flats/ Isla de Pescadores

A travel blog entry by shaudenschild

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... verpackt wird. Teilweise wir auch noch Jod beigefügt, damit es auch für den verzehr gut geeignet ist. Von Colchani sind wir dann zuerst zu einem Salzabbaugebiet gefahren um die berühmten Salzpyramiden zu besichtigen. Anschliessend ging es weiter in ...

Uyuni to Portosi, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni to Portosi

A travel blog entry by sue.malb

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... big mountain of the silver. The drive took us through some more spectacular scenery ,mountains valleys - the usual stuff in countryside Bolivia- stopping several times for Mal to get some photo's-- he even got ones of cattle sales in "paddocks"!!.it was ...

Uyuni to Atulcha, Colchani, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni to Atulcha

A travel blog entry by lauralita

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... immer noch und führt von Chile bis nach Oruro, um sowohl Personen als auch Güter zu transportieren. Weiter ging's nach Colchani, ein Dorf direkt am Salzsee, das von der Salzgewinnung und Touristen lebt. Colchani verfügt sogar über ein ...

Day 14 - Adventures in Chapare, Chapare, Bolivia travel blog

Day 14 - Adventures in Chapare

A travel blog entry by telle

... through the entire park ride by ride. After that we headed for Santa Cruz. This took quite a while as this area is Bolivia's largest producer of Coca, the plant used in the production of cocaine. You would be driving along and all of a sudden a ...

A very annoying Bolivian day, Ayo Ayo, Bolivia travel blog

A very annoying Bolivian day

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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... for a short day to El Alto. We had debated if we should go into La Paz or not, which is the departmental capital of Bolivia. The actual capital is Sucre, but all the government buildings are in La Paz, and consequently that is the bigger city, with more ...

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