Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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Bolivia -Tupiza to Uyuni via salt flats, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia -Tupiza to Uyuni via salt flats

A travel blog entry by spanglish_times

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... costumes and women carrying babies, food and everything with not a sweat breaking out in the hot sun. We had are first Bolivia bus experience which is packed to the max, on a gravel road, no air con totally roasting, and smelly ...

...Been through the desert on a horse with no name, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

...Been through the desert on a horse with no name

A travel blog entry by willandliz

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... the bus that had a taped up front window! But the ride was ok and was only 6 hours...including two stops for breakdowns! Tupiza is a tiny place with about 20,000 people. Only the main roads are paved. We are staying in Hostel Mitreu, quite a nice ...

Into Bolivia, The Alti Plano to Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rosiepearson

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... for a couple of hundred metres and then gives way to unsurfaced road which covers most of the country. Traveling by road in Bolivia is punishing on the buttocks and we are in luxury compared to the open top trucks that we see everywhere packed full of ...

Tupiza - The land of famous cowboys, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza - The land of famous cowboys

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... them from both sets of our parents that they were highly famous cowboys who apparently ended their days in Bolivia.  On arriving in Tupiza we immediately set about on our own challenge of trying to locate some history involving this infamous pair. ...

Leaving for a 4 day tour - day 1, Tapiza, Bolivia travel blog

Leaving for a 4 day tour - day 1

A travel blog entry by hotteawhereever

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We, thats me, Mike, Tomer, Pat, laura and Wendy, left tapiz for a four day jeep tour of Bolivia and the salt flats.....we basically sepent all day in a jeep with our driver and the cook....I`ve never seen anything quite like it..the Scenery was truly ...

Parading in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Parading in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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... 7 people in there! We took a stroll down to the main square to find a huge parade in progress. It transpired it was Bolivia's '3 flag celebration' and all of the local school children and military paraded though the streets in front of the major and local ...

The Wild, Wild West (or why we shouldn´t have TV), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild, Wild West (or why we shouldn´t have TV)

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... Argentina, which Logan and I are really excited about.  Even though things will be alarmingly expensive for us in comparison to Bolivia, we are looking forward to eating steak, drinking good wine (that´s just me, Logan doesn´t like wine too much), ...

Day 2 of the tour..Somewhere in Bolivia!!, Somewhere in Bolivia!, Bolivia travel blog

Day 2 of the tour..Somewhere in Bolivia!!

A travel blog entry by hotteawhereever

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Day two was more of the same..we got up at about 5.30 am! had breakfast and then headed out on the road again....once again the weather was interesting...how many countries can you get sun, rain, snow and hail in one day??? Once again the scencery was ...

Zurueck in Bolivien, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Zurueck in Bolivien

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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Tränen an der Grenze und unsere argentinischen Lieblingsnaschereien für mentale ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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... i didnt take the night bus, it was a magnificent national geographic episode, beautiful mountains!! Then walked accros the border into bolivia (1h further away from home - 6h difference now) and met Hugo Mariscal, a western looking bolivian guy also with ...

Crossing the first border, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Crossing the first border

A travel blog entry by ayoubir

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... and Bolivian border people) and cross without passport or questions - everyone was very relieved - most of all her husband. Once in Bolivia the roads took a turn for the worse, it would be an understatement to say that Bolivian Highway No 1 is in need of ...

Esperar, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Esperar

A travel blog entry by riege

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Hoy hemos viajado con nuestro bus con el nombre de Peggy de Salta en Argentina hasta Tupiza en Bolivia. Pasamos por el Quebrada Humahuaca en Argentina y antes del la frontera almuerzamos bocadillos con pollo, atun, queso y ensalada. Tambien tuvimos ...

Bienvenidos a Bolivia & Horseback Riding in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bienvenidos a Bolivia & Horseback Riding in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by benandlindsey

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... of Argentina (and Sally's company!), but we got tough and bought our tickets to La Quiaca, the border town between Argentina and Bolivia. Vistas from our bus in northern Argentina You'd think after the 26-hr bus ride, we'd be looking for some ...

Red rock country!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Red rock country!

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... It was a pretty efficient crossing with little delay, and I made my way to the bus terminal to catch my bus to Tupiza at 2pm. Little did I know that Bolivia is an hour behind Argentina (!) so the wait was longer than expected! The town was celebrating its ...

Hi Ho Silvia Way!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Hi Ho Silvia Way!

A travel blog entry by astralcars

Horsey riding was amazing! The best 10 bucks I ever spent. The views were phenomenal, but just riding around on a horse all day was enough for me. My Horse´s name was Silvia. Loads of fun. Especially since we got to gallop! I´m going to make this short ...

Howdy cowgirl!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Howdy cowgirl!

A travel blog entry by laura_sheen

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... ) and i am struggling to both walk and sit down, but it was worth it. Tomorrow im heading off on a 4 day exploration of south bolivia, which is going to be amazing! I´m going to see volcanic lakes (green, red, and the normal blue), hot springs, ...

I´m a cowboy now., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

I´m a cowboy now.

A travel blog entry by hugomh

... youths hanging about,  so we left before that.   Still pretty special though. The weird thing about Tupiza,  and maybe other parts of Bolivia, is that for most of the day everything seems to be closed.   Shops etc tend to ...

Wild West Territory on the Border, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Wild West Territory on the Border

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Retour à Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Retour à Tupiza

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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... avec Lucie en reprenant le bus de l'autre coté. On notera aussi la présence d'une poule parmi les passagers... Arrivés à Tupiza, nous descendons à nouveau au Mitru Hotel avant d'aller diner un repas bien mérité. Ces trajets en bus sont vraiment ...

Kel reaches Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Kel reaches Bolivia

A travel blog entry by kellyjanebaker

Crazy horse ride in Tupiza Following the route of Butch Cassady and the Sundance kid, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to go on yet another horse ride. I ended up being part of a very large group and made my first mistake when I disclosed that ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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From Potosi we took an early bus to Tupiza which is in the southern part of Bolivia, not far from the border to Argentina. A completely different landscape from other parts of Bolivia.  Red rock, canyons and desert.   We stayed in a hostel ...

Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia

A travel blog entry by worldroamers

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Hey Everyone, Well we are not in Argentina anymore and wow is that obvious. We are finally traveling! Bolivia has the appearance of a country struggling to keep its head above water. Its people are very traditional and it is obvious upon crossing the ...

The wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The wild west

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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Tupiza, our next stop, is known for its beautiful landscape that brings Arizona and Utah to mind.  Fittingly, this area was also where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met their end in 1809.  The ride there was scenic, on a good ...

Butch Cassidy's final resting place., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy's final resting place.

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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Hola! This post will fill you in on our short, but sweet, stay in the small town of Tupiza in southern Bolivia.   First, a quick history lesson: Butch Cassidy was a notorious train and bank robber in America. In the early 1900's the pressures of ...

Salt Flats tour - Day 1, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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After a breakfast of stale bread and black coffee me and Anne head off to the tour agency for the beginning of our 4 day tour to see the Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats).  I´m slightly nervous as I´ve heard this tour is hard work, freezing cold ...

Tupiza the wild west of Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza the wild west of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by jled

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... shot and killed.                 We arrived into Tupiza tired, but happy to be in Bolivia. The hotel (not hostel) we booked at was the same price as a dorm bed in Argentina. We ...

Una frontera fácil y uno hermoso paseo del tren, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Una frontera fácil y uno hermoso paseo del tren

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... turned out to be pretty comfy as we all had an allocated padded seat, and a view of the beautiful countryside we were travelling through - Bolivia seems to be my kind of country. By the time we arrived in Tupiza, darkness had well and truly set in as we ...

Tu Pizzas Please, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tu Pizzas Please

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... this was one of MANY.  We then got a bus to Tupiza which took 4 hours and cost just over a quid!  YES BOLIVIA!  Unfortunately I had already taken ill and thought I was dying so the bus journey was fairly rough but we checked into El ...

Tupiza and surrounds, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and surrounds

A travel blog entry by willsez

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... into bed.  I woke up four hours later and discovered that our room was over a sewer line.  It reeked of poo and Tupiza itself was basically closed because it was a Sunday. After our first night at the hotel we decided to change our plans and go ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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... have prepared us for anything - in comparison, Bolivia is a walk in the park! We made it as far as Tupiza, a small town in southern Bolivia. Tomorrow we head off with new friends Heather, Kat, Nick and Chrissy for a tour of the southern altiplano and ...

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