Travel Blogs from Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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Flamingoes, fumeroles and wide open spaces, Salar de Uyuni and Laguna Colorada circuit, Bolivia travel blog

Flamingoes, fumeroles and wide open spaces

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... from Argentina; Chris, Vibeke and Marethe from Denmark; our guide Valerio and cook Isa. First stop was the massive salt pan, Salar de Uyuni, about 40 minutes north-east of town. Salar de Uyuni (altitude 3,700m) is the biggest salt bed in the world, ...

4 day Salar de Uyuni tour!!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4 day Salar de Uyuni tour!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... a sleeping bag and 2 thick blankets we were still cold. I suppose the highlight for anyone doing the tour would be the salar de Uyuni; the Salt Flats. On the third night we stopped at probably the most impressive hostel we've ever stayed in. A salt ...

It's all as plain as Salt., Salar de Uynuni, Bolivia travel blog

It's all as plain as Salt.

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... of south west bolivia was a lake which dried up to leave two smaller lakes and two major salt concentrations, the lagest being the Salar de Uyuni. It sure was a sight to behold, an endless view of white salt against blue sky and we we going to ride across ...

Can you pass the salt please?, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Can you pass the salt please?

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Uyuni. We ended up going on an adventurous trip to Rurrenabaque, but since that day I knew I would come back to Bolivia in order to visit Salar de Uyuni. And now I'm here!! I have signed up on a three days jeep adventure with Cordillera Tours in San Pedro ...

Jeep Jeep, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Jeep Jeep

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... from Canada, and Kathina from Finland, who were all planning on doing the same tour of the south west of Bolivia and the salt flats (the Salar de Uyuni). So, we decided to go together. After a minor delay of nearly two hours, the luxurious train made ...

Mindblowing Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mindblowing Bolivia

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... as we were very dusty from having to push the 4WD after it got bogged in the sand. The third day we crossed the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world. It was quite spectacular, with shimmering white crystals as far as the eye could see. ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... , makes getting a good night's sleep difficult. Getting food poisoning and the incident with our drunk guide in Salar de Uyuni just about finished us off.   However, not to leave Bolivia on a totally negative note, it's the ...

Salt Flat Tour, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat Tour

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... area of old rusting unused English steam trains that can no longer be used because of the lack of wood in this area of Bolivia.  We started to feel the benefit of our slightly more expensive tour when our English speaking guide Oscar gave us a full ...

Salar de Uyuni...The World's Largest Salt Desert, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni...The World's Largest Salt Desert

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... thermal springs before everyone in my group got dropped off and took a bus to Chile and I returned alone with the guide to Uyuni. I think the pictures convey this adventure quite clearly so take some time and check them out... there a lot of em! The ...

Salar De Uyuni, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar De Uyuni

A travel blog entry by irax

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Sorry for the delay in writing this entry! I´ll skip it in the meantime and write about it in June, I´ll add a link back here at that time. Cheers for ...

A little bit drunk, and nearly stoned, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A little bit drunk, and nearly stoned

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... alpaca wool blankets were warm and didn't smell too much, but then again I wasn't expecting much for GBP1.40 (I think Bolivia is comfortably - or rather, uncomfortably - the cheapest country I've been to). The next morning (Happy 42nd Anniversary, Mum ...

ˇNo más Aventura!, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

ˇNo más Aventura!

A travel blog entry by irax

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After being so pleased that I could understand the Bolivians I started my tour of the Salar de Uyuni with a family of 4 Urugians who spoke just like the Argentinians, although I found it difficuilt to talk to them starting out, back to speaking funny ...

Another World, Salar de Uyuni, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Ica, Peru travel blog

Another World

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... Then again... LA tomorrow, Fiji Friday... He he I kinda ran out of superlatives on my last note about Bolivia. Then I went and did a tour of Salar de Uyuni. A place of the likes I've never seen or experienced before and surely will never even come ...

Shimmering Salt And Fancy Flamingos., Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Shimmering Salt And Fancy Flamingos.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... attitude and a good driver" but also "at least 16 people,including 13 tourists have been killed in jeep accidents on the Salar de Uyuni salt plains since May 2008." We climb into our vehicle with a discussion that seats will be rotated during the trip. ...

Salt, salt everywhere, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, salt everywhere

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... the bus Andrea, our friendly, predatory tour operator pounced on us with an offer for the three day, two night trip out onto the Uyuni Salar (salt flat).  All we wanted to do was sleep.  She said she would take us to a nice hotel with hot ...

Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... our guide, driver and chef. An hour out of Uyuni and we made it to the Salar. I've heard people say that the salar de Uyuni is the greatest nothing imaginable. While this is reasonably accurate, the Salar is something. It's salt. It is in fact over ...

Amazing Salt Flats and Flamingoes!!!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing Salt Flats and Flamingoes!!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... of the volcano opposite! Nice! We built our very own rock pile to mark the end of our tour and our last day in Bolivia, had a team photo with Family France and then jumped on the bus for our border crossing into Chile! Bye Bye lovely Bolivia, Hola ...

Salar de Uyuni to the Chilean border, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni to the Chilean border

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... manage to blag us the best dorm room, with beds that were actual intact! The toilets were something else! We thought the toilets in Bolivia in general were bad but these were worse! They were the usual no flush...have to get a bucket of water and pour it ...

The Salt Flats of Bolivia, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... 1 hour away along a dirt road. None of our bags were checked and we were told by our guide that you can bring anything into Bolivia (inc drugs, guns) as they don’t care but if they did find something on you a bribe would be required. Some of the ...

Olivia reaches Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Olivia reaches Bolivia

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

... salt flats!!  To my relief we then arrived at our 2nd overnight stop in a delightful old village overlooking THE salt flats - Salar De Uyuni!  This place was a lot warmer - although by no means warm - it also had ´hot´ showers and electricity ...

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!, Tupiza, Uyuni and Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!

A travel blog entry by billyandtrav

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... hotel room. (3pound for an hour, a splash-out I think was justified!!). Tour 2, The Salar del Uyuni tour is the most famous and popular in Bolivia. 4 days in a jeep travelling around the most remote and beautiful scenery imaginable (actually it was ...

DAY 3 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 45, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

DAY 3 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 45

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... from salt. This hostel was a little less basic than the places we'd stayed the previous 2 nights and we were also able to take a hot shower here! The hostel borders on the Solar de Uyuni where we were really really excited to see the following ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

... was amazing! The Lonely Planet and any other guide book tells you that it doesn´t really matter which tour agency you book a trip to Salar de Uyini, it all depends on the driver and his car - hear, hear , we can confirm this... It had been raining all ...

Salt Flats Tour - Day 3, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour - Day 3

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... a killing. We drive on and reach our final accomodation - the salt hotel.  It is right on the edge of the Salar de Uyuni, which looks like a large flat expanse of white.  The hotel is totally made from salt from the Salar.  Its less basic ...

Heisse Terme - Kalte Naechte, San Pedro - Uyuni (Salar de Uyuni), Bolivia travel blog

Heisse Terme - Kalte Naechte

A travel blog entry by ~steph~

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4 Tage - 3 Naechte sollte es auf Tour gehen. Thomas hat alles brav von Santiago aus organisiert  und wir mussten vor Ort in San Pedro nur noch bestaetigen. Und Wasser kaufen. Viel Wasser. Beim Wasserkauf hoerte ich zum ersten Mal einen Kommentar ...

Atacama Desert - Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Atacama Desert - Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by drc085

... arrived at the town of Uyuni. We unloaded some of our luggage at the Atacama Mistica tour store and then set off to the Salar de Uyuni (salt flats). Before we arrived at the salt flats, we stopped at a local market for people to by more llama crap. We ...

13/07/05 - 16/07/05, Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

13/07/05 - 16/07/05

A travel blog entry by lgonzi

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I am so glad that I´d gotten over my illness before I started this 4 day, 3 night tour through the Southwest of Bolivia. If I ever complain of a British winter again then please remind me of this. I have never been so bloody cold in my entire life. ...

Salar i gubici, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar i gubici

A travel blog entry by zorica_m

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27.01.2013 Dizanje pred svanuce i putujemo u nasim dzipovima do Salara, najvece slane pustinje na svetu. Sa svojih 12 hiljada kvadratnih kilometara, u susnom periodu je nepregledna bela ravnica koja bljesti na suncu, a u vreme kisa, kao sad, obicno je ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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Salar de Uyuni - After the two days in the nearby National Park, we arrived at the edge of the Uyuni Sal Flats.  These are the largest and highest salt flats in the world.  The first night we stayed at a hotel made from salt.       The nest ...

Day 55 – Stunning, everywhere you look, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 55 – Stunning, everywhere you look

A travel blog entry by saseau

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... the salt. Breakfast was short and quick as we all wanted to head to the jeep and continue our tour. Our first stop was the Salar de Chiguana; an algae petrified forest. This area used to be ocean and the algae is evidence of how immense this area was. ...

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