Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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Wasting my time in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Wasting my time in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by squonk2000

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... : what would I do? Should I go back to Buenos Aires? Should I look for something to do cheaper than Uyuni near Tupiza? I had never even seen a map from Bolivia for ages, so I went to the bus station and started watching it. I saw Potosí wasn’t too ...

Tupiza - cowboy country, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza - cowboy country

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... sore bum we book our 4-day saltflats tour.  The salt flats are supposed to be spectaculat and many people´s highlight of Bolivia.  Its also supposed to be -20 degrees at points and only one shower over 4 days.  Still its exciting to be ...

Another stamp on the passports, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Another stamp on the passports

A travel blog entry by julieandpete

... the world´s largest salt flats (and much more.) We spent a day checking out the town and adjusting to the altitude... again. Bolivia is a world away from Argentina: The roads are almost all dirt, the buildings made from mud bricks, there are very few ...

The Wild West of Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild West of Tupiza

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... I decided to check who was going to be in what group and base my decision on the tour company on that. In the end I chose Tupiza Tours who are at another hotel as the group leaving tomorrow are all 23/24 so we should have plenty to talk about! I paid for ...

Siesta, Fiesta and Protesta!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Siesta, Fiesta and Protesta!

A travel blog entry by darrylandnicola

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... her poise and command of the horse, I was very impressed. Aching after the horse riding, the following day we sadly left Bolivia after three colossal fun packed weeks, what an amazing place. Next up is Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, to see the mammoth ...

Some salt with that?, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Some salt with that?

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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... and were very friendly, plus they had cable TV! The hostel had an attached tour operator and the tour of South West Bolivia, including the famous salt flats at Salar De Uyuni, sounded really good and after they told us an English speaking couple had ...

The wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The wild west

A travel blog entry by sophieolive

... underwear to get us by until we were in somewhere that sold clothes other than size XS for kids, and then size XXXXL. Bolivia is not the place for clothes shopping! Our main reasons for coming to Tupiza was to do a horse back ride around the ...

Saddlin' up in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Saddlin' up in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by arnykim

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The area surrounding Tupiza, in southern Bolivia, could come straight out of the American Southwest -- brightly colored rocky hillsides, jagged formations, and strange looking badlands in all directions. It's also where Butch Cassidy and the ...

Where the Air is Rare, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Where the Air is Rare

A travel blog entry by elmoshark

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... . We were used to being offered a choice of fully reclining chairs, semi reclining chairs, part reclining chairs or standard. In Bolivia we were offered standing or a wheel arch. We opted for the wheel arch and were hastily shepherded onto the bus by ...

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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... , 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 not imaginable as there is ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by dermotsharon

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The Wild Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild Wild West

A travel blog entry by elianasiri

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... koebe vores busbillet til Tarija naeste morgen, endte vi med at gaa derfra med en billet til Potosí - vi aendrede lige vores planer. Tupiza var en sloev og hyggelig by - lige noget for os. I Tupiza kom den soede laege med konstateringen om at Eli ikke ...

What a difference a boarder makes!!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

What a difference a boarder makes!!

A travel blog entry by hotteawhereever

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... !! All the locals must think that i`m local coz they just keep staring at me!! The journey was incredible...loving Bolivia already.... Tapiza was an interesting and small town...i`m glad i`m was traveling with others...The altitiude was around 3600 ...

The One Where it finally rained, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The One Where it finally rained

A travel blog entry by 3trippers

... dafuer 12 Stunden auf unseren Bus warten muessen. Daher folgten wir dem Rat zweier Neuseelaenderinnen und fuhren nach Tupiza, eine kleine aber sehr touristische Stadt. Die dreistuendige Fahrt war besonders angenehm, da wir zu dritt nur ...

Ride em cowboy!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Ride em cowboy!

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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... up. It would have been very funny to watch had I not been holding on to its´back  for dear life! The mountains surrounding Tupiza are all different colours due to the variety of minerals found inside of them. We rode for four hours, winding our way ...

Tupiza, the Wild West of Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, the Wild West of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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We got on our first Bolivian night bus from Uyni to Tupiza. Bolivia is so cheap, our 8 hour bus only cost us £4.50! You pay for what you get, though. The bus was overcrowded with people standing in the isles, it had very little (if any) suspension, ...

Journée rien à Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Journée rien à Tupiza

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Le mot d'ordre du jour, ne rien faire et profiter de l'hotel. Après avoir rentabilisé à fond le petit dej à volonté, nous retournons nous coucher pour regarder la télé. Puis nous sortons un peu ville, faisons le tour des marchés locaux très ...

Welcome to the wild wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Welcome to the wild wild west

A travel blog entry by carlyabroad

... get us here. We found a hotel that was a whopping $4.50 each for a private room! Oh how I love the prices in Bolivia!!!! We decided we would spend the next day chilling out- getting our washing down, getting some work related internet stuff done, research ...

Butch Cassidy country: the wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy country: the wild west

A travel blog entry by colleensouness

... .)  Though the true story is that Butch was killed here in tupiza. stick with the movie i guess. The experience of crossing into Bolivia was rather surreal: we got off our bus at high altitude, very very cold, in the dark at bout 6.30am. We kinda ...

The Butch Cassidy - Sundance Kid ride in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Butch Cassidy - Sundance Kid ride in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

The very next day as early as we could we jumped on a bus to Tupiza, a town right in the south of Bolivia. The 10 hour, 100 mile bus ride was very scenic, yet it was probably the most uncomfortable ride I'd ever take. The journey took us thought mainly ...

A Cowboy Xmas, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

A Cowboy Xmas

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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... local beer and some classic tunes playing in the background. We had a very active Xmas day as we opted for the Tupiza "Triathlon" which involved exploring the cowboy outback by jeep, horse and downhill mountain biking. Felise Navidad to everyone, hope ...

Un peu de Bolivie, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Un peu de Bolivie

A travel blog entry by joetcharly

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... sont pas des plus amusantes car le sac de Charly a été volé.  Cet accident nous vaut de rester quelques jours a Tupiza, ville entourée d`un cirque de montagnes rouges, pour rechercher ce sac volé …Cette aventure nous coupe un peu dans ...

Gaucho Fever., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Gaucho Fever.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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... the Canadian Couple. Today, Jess, I and the Canadians are going on a 5 hour horseback ride! In fact I have to go, cause we leave in 45 minutes. I´ll just say that so far Bolivia is awesome. Incredibly inexpensive, friendly, interesting and ...

4 days in a 4x4, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

4 days in a 4x4

A travel blog entry by edmondo

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The Salt plains tour was next on the agenda. The tour we took consisted of 4 days pretty much consisting of 10hours in a 4x4 jumping out everynow and again for photos of the spectacular scenery. Only the last day did we reach the salt plains which were ...

Tupiza Tours, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza Tours

A travel blog entry by cat3

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Today we started on our 4 day jeep tour and headed south towards the Chilean border. We met some new travelling companions, a french canadian couple,Matt and Vicky, a brit,Simon and Mike from before.  We travelled through tiny adobe ...

Dunc Cassidy and the Sundance Lady, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Dunc Cassidy and the Sundance Lady

A travel blog entry by mhistie

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... But I'm sure they felt right at home here, at least before they got shot, as the area is the wild west Bolivia style with tall cacti and steep narrow gorges surrounded by flat, scrub covered plains. It seemed somehow appropriate therefore that we ...

Une journée d'attente en plus, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Une journée d'attente en plus

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

Un appel pendant la nuit nous prévient que 2 personnes ne pourront pas arriver et notre départ s'en trouve annulé. Mais nous partirons demain et la nuit est payée !! On rencontre Gaele et Stephane deux toulousains avec qui nous partirons. Lui est ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by crampo7

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The Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild West

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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We arrived into Tupiza by train. Train travel in Bolivia is really cheap and much more comfortable than the buses. We checked into La Torres Hotel, which was as good as the Hilton (not that we´ve ever stayed in the Hilton) and cost 7 euros a night. We ...

Bienvenidos a Bolivia!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bienvenidos a Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by emmaanddave

... our disappointment they didn´t have any Easter parades. When I recovered however it was time for a new chapter in our travels - Bolivia. After a few weeks in Argentina, which until the economy crashed in 2001 was relatively well off (by SA standards) ...

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