Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Amigo and his Seven Amigos, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amigo and his Seven Amigos

A travel blog entry by jayandmandy

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... and are are full of vitamins and minerals. We headed off to Ollague Volcano, another smoking volcano, which is shared between Bolivia and Chile. Following this Amigo drove us to a rock valley where he left us to climb more rocks while he ...

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by ivoyvonne

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Trainspotter Special #3 - Bolivian Train Graveyard, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Trainspotter Special #3 - Bolivian Train Graveyard

A travel blog entry by oosilnz

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On the last day of our Salt Flats tour we stopped at the Cemetario de Tren in Uyuni to check out the train graveyard. The place was crawling with tourists when I was there so I've also added in a few pictures the Steffi took in the evening which I think ...

Salar de Uyuni, day four, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni, day four

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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... visited the cactus island, but I was too scared to walk up the top as it was steep with no hand rails! When we arrived in Uyuni there were many tourist market stalls selling local crafts. The tour ended at the graveyard for old trains which was very ...

Tupiza onwards to Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza onwards to Uyuni

A travel blog entry by stephanie813

We decided to push on forwards and leave the others behind as our time was tight. So we got on another rickety Bolivian bus to Uyuni. I had to have nerves of steel as the bus driver skidded around hair pin turns on a rock and dust road and sheer drops on ...

Roosting hot and freezing Cold on the salt flats, Ulunyi, Bolivia travel blog

Roosting hot and freezing Cold on the salt flats

A travel blog entry by eoinmccarthy

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... hundreds of pink flamingos in the shallows. One thing really wanted to see in Africa and didn't was flamingos flying but the Bolivia flamingos duly obliged and I was thrilled. That night we stayed in what can only be described as an out house with no ...

Salar and Lagunas - Another World, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar and Lagunas - Another World

A travel blog entry by domcrean

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... and, as you might imagine, is full of the rusting shells of steam trains from a bygone age when Uyuni was an important rail hub for which Bolivia exported its minerals to Argentina and Chile. It was quite an atmospheric place and it was amazing to see ...

The Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by debbie_laybourn

We have met so many people on our travels that have raved about the Salar de Uyuni in the south of Bolivia that Bev and I were both really excited about the trip. The salar is the largest and highest salt lake in the world and further south are towering ...

First meeting with Bolivian transportation, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

First meeting with Bolivian transportation

A travel blog entry by fast

... til grensa gikk smertefritt gjennom flott fjelllandskap, jeg spiste litt, bruke 1t paa aa faa fiksa poapirer paa grensa og var inne i Bolivia - so far so good! Jeg gikk til togstasjonen, 4t foer toget skulle gaa. Bilettluka var ikke aapen enda, saa viu ...

Ready salted plain and simple, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Ready salted plain and simple

A travel blog entry by bigusredus

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... makers of Mad Max films turned this place down as it was too desolate!!!!! Most people come here to visit the vast salt plains (Salar de Uyuni) and we are no diiferent. We had originally planned to stay 2 nights and play it by ear. Oh No, booked a one day ...

3 Tages Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

3 Tages Tour

A travel blog entry by maas

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Morgens um 8.00 Uhr ging die Tour vor dem Buero von Estrella del Sur (Tourveranstalter) los. Zunaechst fuhren wir mit einem Bus zur Bolivianischen Grenze. Dort wurden 6er Gruppen gebildet und auf die 4x4 Autos verteilt. Wir waren eine tolle Gruppe ...

Salar de Uyuni - Amazing Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni - Amazing Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by oosilnz

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We were up at 4.30am for what promised to be a highlight of the travels in South America and Bolivia especially. We had all slept well and were rearing to go. We hit the road in on a beautiful starry night with a full moon on show. We sped onto the salt ...

Your Eyes are Bigger than Your Stomach, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Your Eyes are Bigger than Your Stomach

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... things I really could care less about. Alas, I am sure it will be spectacular nonetheless. Which means that I will be leaving Bolivia relatively soon. I am very sad about that, this is a beautiful country with friendly people. I have felt nothing but ...

Uyuni Salt flats...chips with that salt?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt flats...chips with that salt?

A travel blog entry by quinnlucie

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... say we were excited would be the overstatement of the century. Itīs a flat salty barren bit of land in the middle of Bolivia, seriously, how interesting could this leg of the journey be? Oh how we were wrong. Itīs difficult to describe the salt ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by domcrean

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We arrived at Uyuni at 5.00pm after a 7 hour bus journey that was elongated by a delay when the road seemed to be built in front of us! We got to the hotel and as we checked in the very friendly receptionist told us there was not electricity! In the ...

Salt flats, geysers, and coloured lagoons, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats, geysers, and coloured lagoons

A travel blog entry by missb_mrmoo

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... trip across the salt flats. First stop was the cementerio de trenes - a graveyard of rusting locomotives. The Salar de Uyuni are incredible, white salt flats stretching to what seems eternity. With perfect blue skies gave perfect opportunity for some fun ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... the skyscrapers of Buenos Aires. Women with old style bowler hats and colorful skirts sold their wares in outdoor stalls. Bolivia was South America's poorest country, and it showed. This was nothing like eastern South America. For the first time in ...

I guess 2L of Coke guarantees you nothing, Uyuni to Oruro, Bolivia travel blog

I guess 2L of Coke guarantees you nothing

A travel blog entry by kendranaaron

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... felt little lingering responsibility to get me on the train.  LUCKILY, there were plenty of tickets to be had and our wait was not in vain.  We hopped aboard the train with Suzy and Katha -- ready to see what Bolivia had in store next. ...

FAO OF THOSE ON SAN PEDRO-UYUNI 4X4 TRIP, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

FAO OF THOSE ON SAN PEDRO-UYUNI 4X4 TRIP

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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Just right click on the picture you want to maximize it, right click and select save picture ...

Second day of the 4x4 trek, Salar d Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Second day of the 4x4 trek

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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We started the day with the Arbol of piedra a stone formation which looked like a tree, one more time this place revealed to be amazing with incredible place that we were not expecting to see Then it was a succesion of Laguna (lack): Laguna Honda, ...

Tour from Hell, San Cristobal, Bolivia travel blog

Tour from Hell

A travel blog entry by iwanellis

Blog i ddilyn/Blog to follow 4x4 efo y boi mwya diflas yn y byd... Dim amer cael gormod o fflipin hwyl! No time having too much friggin ...

Bolivia -

Bolivia - "niu countri"

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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We made it...and guess what, it was tougher on the Chilean side than on the Bolivian one. Up to now, Bolivia is great, different but great. It is sufficient to say that the bus on the Bolivian side was much much better than the Chilean one. We really ...

On Bolivian Hospitals and Salt, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

On Bolivian Hospitals and Salt

A travel blog entry by richard74

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... ; And foot fungus, well, that was but a pipe dream!  On from here we made our way down Bolivia to Salar de Uyuni.  The pictures throughout this blog tell the story of this trip across Bolivia's salt plains.  They were beautiful, ...

Would You Like Salt With That??, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Would You Like Salt With That??

A travel blog entry by thomasandannie

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Day 1 Arrived at 7:30 off the very bumpy night bus from La Paz, walked through a bitterly cold Uyuni, booked our tour to leave at 11 am that morning for the salt flats, Uyuni is not the kind of place you stay too long in! Additionally, we booked our ...

Salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats

A travel blog entry by jillsy

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The Salar de Uyuni are an absolute must see in Bolivia, we were kind of half hearted in going, but it was recommended so we went, and it was amazing, truly like nothing I have ever seen before (well kind of Lake Eyre!)  but so very cool. We did ...

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A travel blog entry by bugs1983

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Dusty ol' town, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Dusty ol' town

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... above sea level), a military town placed out in the desolate altiplano (high planes) of southern Bolivia where the wind gathers strength and hits Uyuni with a vengeance. Luckily, we were prepared with this knowledge and dressed accordingly. The Salar ...

SALT, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

SALT

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... Then we set off for the southern exit of the salar shown on our map, heading towards a Reserve we wanted to see in southwestern Bolivia. The day was perfect, blue skies and no wind. Since we didn’t have a visual marker for where we were headed, we ...

Uyuni and the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni and the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by sam180

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... )see photo. On the way back from the salt flats, we stopped at the world famous train graveyard just outside Uyuni.  I'm not really into trainspotting, but I have attached a couple of photos below for those of you who are ...

The Great Salt Lake, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Great Salt Lake

A travel blog entry by shaunb

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... of the two then this is the tour for you.  We are woken at 5am in time to catch the sunrise over the Salar de Uyuni.  There are some mutterings as the team feel the driver is running a little late and that weīll miss the big event, despite our ...

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