Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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salar de uyuni (salt flats), Salar de uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

salar de uyuni (salt flats)

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

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biggest salt lake in the ...

uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

uyuni

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

finish the 4 day jeep tour,waiting for the bus to ...

Still on the Salar., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Still on the Salar.

A travel blog entry by amigos2ninos

Our 2nd and 3rd days were equally as strange, in that the landscape continued to change but it was magnificant in its huige vast amounts of space, volcano, sierra and rocky outcrops. These days were spent visiting the many lakes, lagoons in the south of ...

Stuck in Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Stuck in Uyuni

A travel blog entry by drpymm

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... and so are (some of) the people. So we had a major argument brought on by stress of being stranded in a salty desert in Bolivia until B had the brainwave of trying the agency we booked our salt flat tour with. Handily the lady was really nice (we have ...

Another quick stop, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Another quick stop

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

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... the amount of agencies offering trips so were very pleased to read this blog entry which mentioned Ranking Bolivia. Ranking Bolivia (address: Potosi 9) is a free service which takes in completed questionnaires from travellers and compiles the results. ...

altitude hurts, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

altitude hurts

A travel blog entry by mickpick

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9 hour train journey to go 190k, couldnt breath from the altitude, hangs overs hurt like hell at high altitude, salt flats there were really cool. Island of fish was cool ...

To Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

To Uyuni

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... went to the train station to get us tickets to Uyuni.  We'd heard that the buses from Oruro to Uyuni were very bumpy (since almost all the roads in Bolivia are unpaved) and not that safe at night.  On Friday, we'd asked the girls at the ...

Bathing in a 'white sea', Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bathing in a 'white sea'

A travel blog entry by luxguy

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... my RTW itinerary, about seeing this remain of the pre-historic salt lake, which used to stretch through most of the south-west Bolivia. Once the lake dried up, it left us a few salt pans with Salar de Uyuni being the biggest one. Knowing that the bus ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by myates

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... . I went with te first lasy who offered me a tour to her office. At 10am I left on a tour of the salt flats of Bolivia in a jeep with 6 others. Within half an hour we were driving over the largest salt flat in th eworld, 11,000 square km and 3 meteres ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by rhyshero

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... of winter. Itīs at about 4,000m above sea level and is unbearably cold at this time of year. However, I donīt think Uyuni would be a particularly attractive prospect in Summer either because there is nothing there. It is a grim, low rise, grid system ...

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 ...

Boliviens Reichtuemer oder auch nicht., Qujarro-Santa Cruz-Sucre-Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Boliviens Reichtuemer oder auch nicht.

A travel blog entry by smellymelly100

... in Bolivien sind ganz und gar nicht fuer diese Kaelte ausgestattet, an Heizung nicht zu denken. Die Busfahrt weiter suedlich nach Uyuni war aetzend. es ruppelte und rumpelte im Bus, die Strassen schlaengelten sich um und ueber die Berge und der staub ...

Uyuni & Tour of the Salt Flats/Atacama Desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni & Tour of the Salt Flats/Atacama Desert

A travel blog entry by rhampshire

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... first night was in a hotel made of salt which was cool.  We also went to a local festival type thing as in Bolivia they celebrate halloween over three days as they believe their dead ancestors souls come back during this time so they offer food and ...

Uyuni, Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

Travel day, from La Paz to Uyuni, which is in the south of Bolivia. Took a bus for about 100 miles, then a train for another couple of hundred. Traveled about 12 hours today. Both the bus and train were local/regional ones filled with locals as well ...

Mountains, lakes, salt plains & altitude sickness, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mountains, lakes, salt plains & altitude sickness

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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We had finally decided to make this 4x4 trip to cross over into Bolivia despite misgivings about the quality of companies offering it. The first day got off to a reasonable start when, despite our fears, a minibus turned up at our hostel to take us via ...

Salt Flats tour - Day 1, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by lasondra

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... was pretty boring.  But I took plenty of pictures =)  Juan, our guide, explained the trains were from the UK and when Bolivia upgraded to new trains, these were sent to the desert to 'die'.  Most were about 80 years old (and looked every ...

pre salt flats tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

pre salt flats tour

A travel blog entry by lasondra

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... Friday about 5pm and have already booked the train to Villazon for 10pm that night.  Villazon is at the border of Bolivia & Argentina and will roll in there about 7am on Saturday morning. Spent the afternoon walking around & taking ...

Mmmm, salty...., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mmmm, salty....

A travel blog entry by edc

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... driving between different lakes, seeing a variety of volcanos in the distance. Most impressive of which was Volcan Ollague, on the Bolivia/Chile border, and still smoking away - active on the Chilian side, dormant on the Bolivian side. We saw the stone ...

Saltier than Mcdonalds Fries, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Saltier than Mcdonalds Fries

A travel blog entry by benihnio

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... . Itīs none of those things, everyone I spoke to who had come from South America said I must visit the salt plains in Uyuni, Bolivia. Now I had never even heard of Salt Plains, let alone Uyuni, but they are the worlds largest salt flats, The Salar de ...

The largest salt flats in the world, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The largest salt flats in the world

A travel blog entry by shaggers

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After a night where everyone got pissed but me cos I wasnīt feeling well (thank God cos there was shaving going on in the midst of all the mayhem) we headed off first to the train cemetary and then to the salt flats, 6000 square miles of pure white salt ...

Drop off City, With a Wild West Feel, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Drop off City, With a Wild West Feel

A travel blog entry by oliverhart853

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... sun shines it is a quiet town without many cars and a feeling that once you go outside the city limits, you are in the sticks. Uyuni now mostly exists for the tourists that come to take a tour of the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the ...

Across the remote desert to Uyuni!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Across the remote desert to Uyuni!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... here I will never know! Despite its harshness it still was beautiful in scenery but it made you see why so much of Bolivia is uninhabited......   Ahead, after 2 'natural loo stops' (for Hayley and I!) in the prickly desert bushes,  we could ...

Salt, salt and more salt.., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, salt and more salt..

A travel blog entry by womblekisses

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... made-up roads the journey, due to ovenight rain, was treacherous over slippery mud which was quite deep in some places. This is Bolivia!  There we just the two of us in the 6/8 seater 4WD, shame to waste all that space so when Robert ...

South America Tour - Bolivia - Salt flats tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

South America Tour - Bolivia - Salt flats tour

A travel blog entry by ian_jenks

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3 day tour to Bolivia with Estrella del Sur (not too bad a company, probably the best of a bad ...

A birthday in the Bolivian desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A birthday in the Bolivian desert

A travel blog entry by jillsy

What a day, up at 4am, swimming in hot springs, geysers, and driving, I even kept forgetting it wa smy birthday - that never happens! 30kms from Chile. Volcanoes. Lakes of indeterminable ...

Once in a lifetime.... every day for 6 days, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Once in a lifetime.... every day for 6 days

A travel blog entry by kingsandems

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... Multicoloured mountains A red lake filled with thousands of Flamingos (James Flamingos only found the these very remote parts of Bolivia) A Turquoise Green Lake Thousands of Llamas, Vicunas 5089M at the top of a volcano - Geysers and bubbling mud ...

Uyuni Salt flats (Tour Day 1), Saltar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt flats (Tour Day 1)

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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I signed up for a three day tour of the salt flats and the nearby parks. There are a lot of tour operators in Uyuni but they all do the same trip, to the same spots. They all also use 4x4 SUVs with four to seven people in them. Every time we stopped there ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by harriets

lots of ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by noosh20

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Salt flats and Bolivia overland, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats and Bolivia overland

A travel blog entry by chicas-latinas

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... it to Campo Grande in Brazil. I'm sure Lols will not want to remember some of those bus rides! With hindsight, crossing the whole of Bolivia by land was not the most sensible idea in the world, but it was an experience! ...

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