Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Into Bolivia on the well travelled road!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia on the well travelled road!

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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... crossing the border was great, got some great views of Licancabur Volcano and then it was off into the National Park of Bolivia. There are loads of lagoons here, started of with some amazing reflections at Laguna Blanca and the awesome green coloration ...

The Bolivian Salt Flats - A Uyunique Experience, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Salt Flats - A Uyunique Experience

A travel blog entry by lauraandjim

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Having heard many horror stories about 3 day tours across the salt flats and Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve we did plenty of research before choosing our tour agency.  Finding out about drunk drivers, potentially fatal altitude ...

Vol de nuit / Night flight, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Vol de nuit / Night flight

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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Nous arrivons à l'aéroport de bonne heure. Au cas où nous ne saurions pas à quoi cela ressemble. J'aime particulièrement la chaise numéro 237 de la cafétéria. Beaucoup plus confortable que les autres. Je la recommande. Attente, manger, attente, ...

Work away, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Work away

A travel blog entry by kateharland

... importance. We got the chance to stand in the room where the heros of the olden day decided what was to be done with Bolivia after the Spanish had been defeated, we learned a lot about the history of the country and its culture. Luckily the tour was in ...

We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er!!!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er!!!

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er, the Huayna Potosi (6.088m, 19.974ft). In the morning of the 3. day of our climbing tour we reached the summit of the Huayna Potosi at 6:43. To climb up to the summit we had to get up at midnight (after a aweful ...

Back in the altitude & the beginning of the Incas, Lago Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Back in the altitude & the beginning of the Incas

A travel blog entry by alyssaginsburg

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... out I was right, I should know better.  40 horrible minutes later, we arrived in beautiful, tranquil Copacabana, the end of Bolivia- as Lago Titicaca is shared between Bolivia and Peru.  I was sick, so Chris was accosted by 3 nice gentlemen ...

Intro to Flying from La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Intro to Flying from La Paz

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

Dad and I booked a 3 day tour in the jungle of Bolivia.  We got a taxi to the military airport.  We got boarding passes and sat in the waiting area for 1.5 hours.  We watched them take our luggage to 3 different planes.  Then, we ...

Islands in the sun!, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Islands in the sun!

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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Mining in Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Mining in Potosi

A travel blog entry by willandliz

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... once you got used to it! We were staying in the Koala Den which was quite nice, certainly the best showers that we have had in Bolivia thus far! As we turned up on Sunday, nothing seemed to be open! It seems to be a constant battle in this country that ...

Day 46: It's Just Not Peru, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Day 46: It's Just Not Peru

A travel blog entry by gregros

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... that we would go for the farewell dinner at 7:30. Ricardo wanted to go for an Indian, but as some people were only in Bolivia for a few hours, we all wanted to go for something more traditional. In the end, Ricardo picked a dutch owned restaurant. It ...

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 ...

Kiwi Kompany, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Kiwi Kompany

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

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Hello everyone! Leaving La Paz behind having recovered from our mountaineering we headed for Lake Titikaka. Snacks were bought before boarding the bus with Dave opting for Pringles in a Spanglish accent. During the bus to our destination Rory (our new ...

LaPaz oder Ausbuechsen fuer Anfaenger, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

LaPaz oder Ausbuechsen fuer Anfaenger

A travel blog entry by a-m-in-bolivien

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Wir sind geflohen! Gleich nach getaner Arbeit haben wir gepackt, tschuess gesagt und uns ins Radiotaxi gesetzt: Auf nach LaPaz. Was fuer andere voellig normal klingt, war fuer uns eine kleine Heldentat mit richtig viel Revolution und Auflehnung gegen die ...

Salt flats!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats!

A travel blog entry by robbiej

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... getting to this old building in the middle of nowhere. This was home for the night. The next day we continued to explore Bolivia and the Andes. Words cannot truly do this place justice. Every time you look up, there was something amazing to see. The ...

Copacabana - Bolivian Lakeside, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana - Bolivian Lakeside

A travel blog entry by drc085

!  An hour later we reached Copacabana and we went straight to lunch had the local specialty of trouchu which is the local fresh water trout and it was delish. Whilst having lunch we discovered thatwe needed an overnight bag for our visit to the ...

Parque Nacional Torotoro, Torotoro, Bolivia travel blog

Parque Nacional Torotoro

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Parque Nacional Torotoro was very impressive in terms of its landscape and dinosaur footprints, which have been preserved in clay. The journey there was 6 hrs from Cochabamba but only 150km! Bumpy and steep roads. We were guided around for 2 ...

In memory of the infamous Steve Irwin, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

In memory of the infamous Steve Irwin

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... managed Chicatica by Abba and Imagine by the beatles in Spanish which at least I knew and I remember some song called Viva Me Patria Bolivia which was really cool. In the morning we got up at a stupid time to go off in the boat and see the sunrise ...

Mars away from anything seen before, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mars away from anything seen before

A travel blog entry by matt-lewis

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... a tour to start the next day, for three days and two nights. The salt flats, Salar de Uyuni, are what I most associate with Bolivia.  I had no idea what to expect from the rest of the tour though, apart from the prospect of seeing flamingos. ...

Bus Delays and Adventures, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Bus Delays and Adventures

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... old, rickety affair. Our backpacks had to go on the roof and the seating was extremely cramped. After all the stories I had heard about Bolivia, this was the type of bus I had been imagining! Someone even loaded a home office desk unit on to the roof! I ...

The Wild West of Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild West of Tupiza

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

This morning my plan was to have a little lie in after such a long day yesterday but as my room is above the breakfast room I found that it got very loud and I was awake early. I had breakfast with Chris who is a really lovely guy (he's a 61 year old ...

Jungle Fever, Rurrenbaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by sarahcolvin

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Up to higher grounds!, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Up to higher grounds!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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Fortunately we had our flight out or Rurre back to La Paz with Tam, not with Amazonas. Was the sardine box on the way there already shaken through turbulent skies so did we not expect it to be better. The winds - as you go up from 250 to 4000 metres ...

Not as charming as the mountain cities...., Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Not as charming as the mountain cities....

A travel blog entry by jxcymerman

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... dark. I make it to the square and am amazed to see that it is one of the prettiest public spaces I’ve seen in Bolivia, and is prettier than a lot of squares I’ve seen in places like Spain and Portugal. To start, its huge. There are plenty of ...

Sucre Museum Tour, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre Museum Tour

A travel blog entry by jxcymerman

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... kind of spiritual. These masks are supposed to represent the faces of the soul, as seen by each of the 37 indigenous tribes in Bolivia. This is so moving that I actually walk through it again, just before I leave the museum. Just as I’m leaving this ...

Dinosaur hunting, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaur hunting

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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Our bus to Sucre didn´t like hills and at times we didn´t think we´d make it bus after bus kept overtaking us!!  After a 6 hour journey via a toilet stop behind some cacti (being very careful!) we arrived in Potosi only to find out that ...

2 eme jour de treck, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

2 eme jour de treck

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Après une nuit agitée, nous nous levons tous les deux malades. Heureusement, on a pris la salle de bain privée... La bouteille d'eau non hermétique achetée la veille a eu raison de nous, enfin c'est ce que nous pensons.. Petit bol de mate de coca au ...

Copacabana and Isla Del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana and Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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... from reality, def the best decision I have ever made in my live was to travel to South Ameirca, must say just loving Bolivia, a lot less touristy and just a very beuatiful country, vast in difference of vegetation and climate, one mintue you are hot and ...

Three days on a Bus - Fun Times!!!!!!, Villazon, Bolivia travel blog

Three days on a Bus - Fun Times!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by jothomas

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... border at around 1pm. It took forever to get through immigration, we had to get our stamp out of Argentina and then into Bolivia. We hopped back on the bus and waited to cross the border...we were waiting for ages so decided to walk over the border ...

Welcome to Bolivia! Lake Titicaca+Isla Del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Welcome to Bolivia! Lake Titicaca+Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by neilsarge

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Ater a couple more days in Cuzco we said goodbye to the many good friends we had made there (and arranged to meet a few later in our ...

The Bolivian Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Altiplano

A travel blog entry by ac123

If there is a bus ride I do not want to do again, it is the one from La Paz to Uyuni. If the road (if it can be called a road, more like a collection of rocks) wasn't bad enough, the freezing temperatures and a seat adjacent to the toilet ensured an ...

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