Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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. ...

Uyuni day four, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni day four

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... around Lake Titicaca.) We finally reach the edge of the salt flats around midday and head back to civilisation in the form of. Uyuni town. As we drive into the dry dusty town we immediately think that we made the right decision to use Tupiza as our ...

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, ...

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 ...

Amazing Scenery and Funny Photos, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing Scenery and Funny Photos

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

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... arriving near the end of the 19th century, and construction was encouraged by the Bolivian President who believed Bolivia would flourish with a good transport system, but it was also constantly sabotaged by the local Aymara indigenous Indians ...

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 ...

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