Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Uyuni and its not-so-immediate vicinity, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni and its not-so-immediate vicinity

A travel blog entry by bred

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... of six got along really well. We were all under 25, and represented France (Judith and Pauline), Australia (Michael), Switzerland (Rafael), Bolivia (Roberto), and the US (me). We got along well enough that the people alone made the three days worth the ...

Great pizza, not much else, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Great pizza, not much else

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... ;s the most unfriendly place that we’ve been to in a while.  Unlike everyone else we’ve encountered in Bolivia Uyuni has some very rude people working in the internet places and the restaurants.  That could very well be because they ...

The Journey of the Devil of the Death From Hell..., Uyuni - Puerto Iguazu, Bolivia travel blog

The Journey of the Devil of the Death From Hell...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... In Brief' mini-columns, as these things frequently do. Especially from places like Bolivia. Just a bit differently... The journey across the continent from Uyuni to Puetro Iguazu has been an absolute fucking nightmare. No exaggeration. Certainly ...

Braving the Alitudes in Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Braving the Alitudes in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... altitude when she was in La Paz. I put that thought aside and got on the bus.  The border crossing from Chile to Bolivia was like no international border I“d ever seen. But I guess I“ve really only seen the US borders (both Mexico and ...

Bolivia - Land of a Million Landscapes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia - Land of a Million Landscapes

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... 24 people...no heat....no electricity other than generators....... Not what I expected, not what they expected but the scenery from Uyuni, Bolivia to the Chilean border,  where I was dropped off before it even opened....in the middle of absolutely ...

In Bolivia & those white piles of powder are salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

In Bolivia & those white piles of powder are salt

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... world's largest salt flats, which is nearly 12,000 square kilometres at a altitude of just over 3.6kms above sea level. From Uyuni, most daytrips leave in four wheel drive jeeps with a stop at the Cemeterio de Trenes where old locomotives sit, waiting ...

Bizarre scenery in the World's Largest Salt Flat, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bizarre scenery in the World's Largest Salt Flat

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... entry. Just scroll through the images I managed to capture and you'll get a glimpse of how spectacular southern Bolivia really is. Here's a quick taste: Quantifiable Summary As another twist for this entry, instead of the usual ...

Uyuni and the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni and the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... 've ever experienced... still, I took my sleeping bag with me so slept pretty much through all of it... We arrived in Uyuni really early in the morning and it was goddamn freeeeezing! Once again we used our numbers to hunt down the cheapest ...

Flat and salty, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Flat and salty

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... trains were abandoned there.  Most lay rusting now in the train graveyard, and is now one of the major tourist attractions in Uyuni.  The place was absolutely crawling with tourists, and I had to wait for a while to try get some photos without ...

To the Salt Lakes of Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

To the Salt Lakes of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... Estrella del Sur, that starts in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, and finishes on the edge of an expansive salt flat in Uyuni, Bolivia. Day 1 Bolivian Border to Lago Colorado We are picked up bright and early at our hostel and meet some of our fellow ...

The Highest....Bolivia in a Nutshell, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Highest....Bolivia in a Nutshell

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... fast and doing all sorts of crazy stuff lately - overall Bolivia has been phenomenal (and CHEAP!). Stick with me here, because Bolivia has... THE HIGHEST NAVIGABLE LAKE IN THE WORLD (3810 metres) First stop, Lago Titicaca and Isla de Sol, mythical ...

A Pinch of Salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A Pinch of Salt

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... price included 2 nights accommodation, all of our meals, entry to the national parks, departure and entry taxes to Chile and Bolivia respectively and our transport - the grand total was just under fifty pounds, and we forked out for a more expensive ...

The end of planet earth with added salt..., Uyuni to San Pedro, Bolivia travel blog

The end of planet earth with added salt...

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... down the silver mines in Chile, and mother farming Quinoa grain in the desert. I have been feeling increasingly guilty whilst in Bolivia about having given our time to the children of Galįpagos, a part of South America where I now realise the ...

A harrowing day, Uyuni to Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

A harrowing day

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... the world. Watching CNN though there were reports of a train crash that killed 5 in Egypt but no mention of any deaths in Bolivia. Makes you think. We have all talked about it a lot and Dave and I emailed and called our families today to remind them ...

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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... afternoon, after collecting bags and arranging onward travel, everyone gathered in Minuteman (the best pizza place in the world, let alone Bolivia!) for a farewell drink and a bite to eat. We“d bought tickets for the 1.45am train to Oruro (from where we ...

Altiplano Day Two, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Altiplano Day Two

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... the main "road" from Uyuni to Calama in Chile, and very gradually over the next few hours we started descending. We arrived in Uyuni in the late afternoon and checked into our hotel. We were all desperate for a shower since we hadn't had one since ...

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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... , Felix and our cook, Reina both seemed nice and friendly. Over the first 3 days we explored the South West of Bolivia. It involved a fair amount of driving but we saw some unique and spectacular landscapes. Crazy rock formations, frozen lagoons, ...

The Incredible Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Incredible Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... were soon on our way to the incredible Salar de Uyuni full of excited aniticipation. Here are a few interesting facts.... 1. The Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, measuring 10, 582 square km. 2. It sits at 3,656 metres above sea level and ...

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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... , the Salar de Uyuni, and we had made it... on bikes!  Basically, 40000 to 25000 years ago much 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 ...

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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... Tours in San Pedro de Atacama, heading over the altiplano and through Salar de Uyuni on our way to the town of Uyuni in Bolivia. With me on the trip are Catherine and Marcus (a young and friendly couple from California, on their way to Tierra del Fuego ...

The Salt Times, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Times

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Onwards and up to our next destination, Uyuni. The gateway town to the Bolivian salt flats, an ancient ocean now dried up forming the largest salt flat in the world at 4,085 square miles (10,582 square km).  We drove out for a day trip, ...

Uyuni Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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The Uyuni Salar is the largest salt flat in the world and one of the most bizare places on the planet.  It's 4,000 square miles of perfectly flat white salt at 12,000 feet above sea level and surrounded by ...

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 ...

Train Cemetery, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Train Cemetery

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Our final stop was the Train Cemetery - an old train junkyard out in the desert and a very cool playground.  I wish I had one of these around when I was a kid!   ...

Mindblowing Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mindblowing Bolivia

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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I signed up for a 3 day tour from San Pedro in Chile to Uyuni in Bolivia for $80 USD all inclusive. There are quit a few companies that offer a very similar thing, but I would recommend the company I went with (Estrella del Sur) because I think our food ...

Salt Flats of the Devil of the Death from Hell..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats of the Devil of the Death from Hell...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Spanish, French, Danish and New Zealandish comprising our tour group. "Huh?" The Land Cruiser bounced along the dusty roads of Bolivia's south west, close inspection revealing it to be a Toyosa model, rather than the better known Toyota. I try and ...

The salt of the earth, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The salt of the earth

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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After a gorgeous train journey THROUGH bird infested lago Poopo and the desolate plains of south Bolivia it was time for us to understand the REAL meaning of COLD!!!. At 3675m the freezing cold Middle-of-nowhere town of Uyuni is the jump off point for ...

San Pedro - Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro - Uyuni

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Going anti clockwise around South America results in many travellers doing a Jeep tour from San Pedro in Chile to Uyuni in Bolivia. Colque tours in San Pedro was recommended to us, costing $90US approx for a tour which took three days and two nights. ...

Uyuni salt flats tour!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni salt flats tour!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... at soem crazy rock formations, made from this dusty red rock.....with a view of a volcanoe in the distance (half the volcanoe in Bolivia, half in Chille).  Next a laguna lunch and a lonely flamingo to watch. After a couple more lakes, a bunch more ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... 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 country with the highest indigenous population in South America, which makes it more ...

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