Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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A salty sunrise and dead trains in Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A salty sunrise and dead trains in Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... Cochani, a small town on the edge of the salar, where we had a final delicious Eube lunch before arriving in Uyuni town. Our final port of call was the Cemeterio de Trenes (train cemetery), a dumping ground for old steam locomotives turned ...

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 weŽll miss the big event, despite our ...

Salar de Uyuni 4wd trip, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni 4wd trip

A travel blog entry by kathrynpreston

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... to the Chile/Bolivian border. Fortunatley there were five of us from the Pachamama trip so we were able to travel together for the Uyuni trip in the same 4wd. We stopped at the Bolivian border, literally a small shack in the middle of altiplano, to have ...

salzsee, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

salzsee

A travel blog entry by asci

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... einfach nicht umgehen...zoomt mal in die karte rein, dann seht ihr was ich die naechsten tage vor mir habe. Salar de Uyuni ist der name. Da Regenzeit ist weigern sich die Tourunternehmen in die eigentliche Salar zu fahren...mit der Begruendung das alles ...

Salty, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salty

A travel blog entry by fannypacking

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We picked up two Swedes in the Koala Den and headed South for a three day Jeep tour to witness salt, lakes, flamingoes, volcanic bubbling mud, geysers and hot springs. And a gimp in all of these locations. Temperature was about minus 10 at ...

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 ...

Can you pass the salt please...?, Unuyi, Bolivia travel blog

Can you pass the salt please...?

A travel blog entry by steveowonder

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We've gathered early in the morning to finally leave Chile and begin the 3 day adventure into Bolivia via the largest salt flats in the world, passing lagoons, volcano's, hot springs and spurting geysers. After days of being refused exit (snow/ rain/ gas ...

Salt, sky, sand and slumming it!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, sky, sand and slumming it!!

A travel blog entry by rosalindandceri

... ) a break as he heads off on these 3 or 4 day 9 hour driving days 6 times a month.. bonkers! So, the Salar de Uyuni.... the worldŽs largest salt flat, was INCREDIBLE... the most fucking amazing landscape I have ever seen! Blue, blue and white and more ...

Salar de Uyuni Largest Salt Flats in the World, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Largest Salt Flats in the World

A travel blog entry by dougsgoodlife

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... in Bolivia this is a trip that is highly recomend the Salar should be one of the 7 natural wonders of the world!! A trip to Bolivia wouldnŽt be complete without a trip to a working mine at 13,420 feet Potosi is one of the higest city in the world Potosi ...

Salt Flats Tour: Day 1, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour: Day 1

A travel blog entry by alastair6

... playing pan pipes for some skewed-perspective photos later on. In the room adjacent to the shop was also "The Largest Llama in Bolivia", essentially a massive and rather bored-looking llama made out of sand. I couldn't be arsed to take a photo. The first ...

Salar de Uyuni Trip - Day 1, San Pedro, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Trip - Day 1

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

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... on other trips!) to have our last shower for a few days only to find that there was no electricity in the whole of Uyuni! No electricity in Bolivia means no hot shower. We met our guide (Omar) our cook (Rita) and the rest of our group that we would be ...

3 Day Jeep tour - SPDA to Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

3 Day Jeep tour - SPDA to Uyuni

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... so it was ok.   In the jeep again and Omar gave us all lollipops (they seem to love lollipops in Bolivia), which kept us quiet for a while until our next stop! Doog was feeling partuculary bad at this point in the journey, the ...

Southwest Circuit, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Southwest Circuit

A travel blog entry by itsbob21

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... incredible scenery I have ever come across. With some fellow travelers we hired a jeep (brand Toyosa not Toyota ...  yeaaa Bolivia!) to explore the surreal landscape that I can best describe as a cross between the American southwest and the Moon, ...

The Giant Salt flats of Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Giant Salt flats of Uyuni

A travel blog entry by proinnsias

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... other for years to come.    Our first stop was to the train cemetery on the edge of Uyuni town, trains used to transport minerals out of Bolivia to Chile have been sitting here for more than 150 years rusting away. It seems mad, the scrap ...

De zoutvlaktes van Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

De zoutvlaktes van Uyuni

A travel blog entry by martijn1978

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... geen spaans. In ruil heb ik dus de beste plaats in de auto. In een jeep gaan we de grens over met Bolivia. Stempeltje honderduzend halen en weer een papiertje invullen. Ach het begint te wennen. En dan begint een driedaagse reis door een surealitische ...

Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats)

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... not take a lunch break in order to take advantage of time, getting energy by chewing coca leaves. Every November, Salar de Uyuni is also the breeding grounds for three species of South American flamingos - Chilean, James's and Andean. The sights were ...

The salt flats and beyond, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The salt flats and beyond

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi

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After a very hungover day in La Paz we headed to Uyuni on the night bus.  We had booked our salt flats tour so that we could get straight on the jeep that morning.  One of the pieces of advice everyone gives you is to not book the tour over the ...

Viviendo El Ahora, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Viviendo El Ahora

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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When the Volcano erupted, the Earth opened up and swallowed the Sea leaving behind miles of blinding white. Thus, the Salar de Uyuni (the Uyuni salt flats) were born. I wrote: I am coated in salt, dust, and dried sweat. My pants are probably ...

3-daagse woestijntrip, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

3-daagse woestijntrip

A travel blog entry by anneliesroosen

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... raldine, Charles, Alice, Guillaume, Steph en Mathieu vertrokken we zondagochtend voor drie dagen op avontuur door de woestijn, hop naar Bolivi''. Met een minibus gingen we tot aan de grens, maakten het nodige papierwerk in orde, ontbeten en gingen ...

Dead people, dead trains and dead electrics!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Dead people, dead trains and dead electrics!

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... which used the image of a balloon of water going back into the tap, so we guess this must be the pattern all over Bolivia (if not beyond). The local museum describes itself as el primero museo de la cuidad, which can be translated as either the first ...

Bienvieda de Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bienvieda de Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni!

A travel blog entry by carmelamir

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Bolivian Salt Desert - INCREDIBLE!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Salt Desert - INCREDIBLE!!

A travel blog entry by boomergirl

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Im back form my 3 day tour.... was amazing, I was right, things happen for a reason.  The tour company was honest, the guide was funny and sweet, the cook was decent.  My tour group was me and 5 Brits aged 18 - 22.  They were fun, and very ...

trip to Mars, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

trip to Mars

A travel blog entry by andrew-n-giusi

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When we decided to take a trip in the Uyuni salt desert we did not expect to leave planet Earth for Mars! But this is exactly what it felt like to drive with the 4x4 through this incredible region of salt deserts, lagunas of different colors, geysers and ...

The Salt Flats of Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by polvo10

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Updates will come when I'm home for 2 weeks at the end of this ...

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