Travel Blogs from Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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Tupiza-Uyuni Trip - Day 3, Reaching the edge of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza-Uyuni Trip - Day 3

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... almost perfetc sky having the full moon going up as the sun was going down. And the silence. I walked a few kilometers into the salar, and had to force myself to stop there, otherwise I would have been really gone for a long time. There was perfect ...

Saling on salt, Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Saling on salt

A travel blog entry by amber

... hour of 12 midnight, we bumped into a fellow nz couple that were checking into the same hotel as us (yay we are in bolivia land of cheap, no more hostels anymore!!).After a terrible night of restless sleep, we woke early to realise that the altitude at ...

Mines and Salt Plains, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mines and Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by theaslevin

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... the army) looked pretty horrified by the whole thing. Last night, after a hard day down the mines, we got on a coach to Salar De Uyuni )the highest salt plains in the world, correct me if I´m wrong Stu).  The bus journey was a little on the hair ...

Salt Flats Tour: Day 2, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour: Day 2

A travel blog entry by alastair6

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... The grateful fox grabbed the treat and ran off to enjoy it in his unseen den. Shortly after this we passed el Cerro de Siete Colores ("the mountain of seven colours"), striking peaks coloured by a marbled blend of browns, creams, whites, oranges and ...

Le Salar d'Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Le Salar d'Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ethnikalatina

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... Le dernier jour de notre Trip de 6 jours en Jeep fut sans conteste le plus impressionnant et surtout le plus attendu ... Le fameux Salar de Uyuni !! La plus vaste réserve de sel au monde , s'étend sur 1 210 600 km² à 3653 m d'altitude. ...

bolivia, SALAR DE UYUNI, Bolivia travel blog

bolivia

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

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iv just spent 5 days in southern bolivia in a place called salar de uyuni. the salar is basicaly a huge kinda prehistoric salt lake thats water has evaporated and left a huge thick layer of salt that covers 12000 square km´s. we arrived in the town of ...

Salt Salt everywhere but not a drop to eat (Andy), Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Salt everywhere but not a drop to eat (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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The biggest reason for us to come to Bolivia was to visit the Salares de Uyuni and south western Bolivia.  Without a doubt the largest tourist attraction in the landlocked nation, the Salares de Uyuni are the worlds biggest salt flat.  The ...

The most amazing scenery!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The most amazing scenery!

A travel blog entry by ollieinamerica

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We have just finished our tour of the Salar de Uyuni and the surrounding countryside. It was the most amazing experience and has to be up there as one of the best things we´ve done so far. When we were in Tilcara we were lucky enough to meet a couple ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by nybridge

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... four days. Our mild mannered cook and equally tempered driver settled in and we were off into the untameable, barren regions of Bolivia`s SW. Motored up into the mountains with spectacular needle-like geo forms reaching up into the early 4000m - this is ...

Light Side of the Moon, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Light Side of the Moon

A travel blog entry by daisytom

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... Pringles, chocolate bars and massive expectations. All of the agencies showed us pictures of travellers like us who had used the Salar de Uyuni´s luminiscent landscape to create pictures that defy perspective. Could we do the same? In our jeep we had ...

Bolivia’s Salt Flats, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia’s Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

This is a top pick!
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... off to the salt flats themselves, the edges of which were no more than 10 minutes outside the village. The salt flats of Bolivia – the Salar de Uyuni – are the world’s largest salt flats; 12,100 sq km in size, lying some 3,650m above sea ...

12,000 sq. kms of AMAZING Salt Flats, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

12,000 sq. kms of AMAZING Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... (4 charming Brits...Zoe, Ollie, Martin and Dave) and our driver Fabio and we set out in our jeep for the Salar de Uyuni.  The entire lower part of Bolivia was once covered in a prehistoric sea and so almost everything we saw for the 3 days was once ...

Climbing in a Pringles Tube on the mad SALT FLATS!, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Climbing in a Pringles Tube on the mad SALT FLATS!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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Day 25 - The surreal and crazy Salar de Uyuni - Salt Flats of Bolivia at 3653m and climbing into Pringles tubes and beer bottles!!                     ...

Tombs,lagunas, flamingos, rocks shaped like trees!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Tombs,lagunas, flamingos, rocks shaped like trees!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

Day Two of our jeep tour was excellent as well!  We got up early and had breakfast in a little town called San Juan.  We arrived for breakfast early so started a day with a wander around the town necropolis (??).  Right outside of the town ...

20°08′S, 67°29′W, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

20°08′S, 67°29′W

A travel blog entry by hamelandnisa

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... Day 2 Laguna de Flamencos Laguna Colorada Arbol de Piedra (Tree of Rock) Overnight Lodge Laguna Day 3 Geysers at 5000m alt Salar de Chalviri- Thermal Hot Springs at sunrise Laguna Blanca (due to arsenic) and Laguna Verde Valle de las Rocas ...

Weiss - so weit das Auge reicht, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Weiss - so weit das Auge reicht

A travel blog entry by sandra2012

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... nicht noetig. Das Salz wird getrocknet, mit Jod versetzt, gemahlen und abgepackt. Dabei ist das Salz der Salar de Uyuni nur fuer den bolivianischen Markt bestimmt. (Die angrenzenden Laender haben ihre eigenen Salzwuesten). Dieser eine Betrieb ...

Pass the salt, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Pass the salt

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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... many others, up to 20plus 4x4s parked up in the same spot. Ah, the isolation of it all.  The Salar is a surreal, hallucinatory experience . When dry, the view stretches to infininty, when there´s surface water the reflections feel like you´re ...

More salt anyone?, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

More salt anyone?

A travel blog entry by rosandjohn

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... ! We'd passed on the option of seeing the sun-rise. Which was fortunate as we set off under grey skies to cross the Salar de Uyuni. This turned out to be a spectacular and eventful drive across the 12.000 sq kms salt flats (world's largest). This was a ...

The Stunning Salt Flats, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Stunning Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by jeff-and-rach

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... lunch we finally descended in altitude and visited the valley of the rocks. After 3 days of no showers we were excited to stay in Uyuni but alas there was a mix up and instead we stayed in a place made of salt with not only no showers but not any running ...

The earth as a bubbling caldron of mud!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The earth as a bubbling caldron of mud!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... friends, and then they headed back up North to where it all began.  Andy and I made our way to San Pedro de Atacama, a little town just inside the Chilean border only to find that it was Chilean Independence Day and there are big fiestas planned for ...

Gorgeous by day, beautiful and hideous by night, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Gorgeous by day, beautiful and hideous by night

A travel blog entry by katrinaoliver

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... The smell of sulphur was immense when we got out of the trucks and so too was the sight of the flamingos.  Salar de Uyuni is the breeding grounds for three species of pink South American flamingos: the Chilean, Andean and rare James's Flamingos, ...

Loving the salt flats!, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Loving the salt flats!

A travel blog entry by mandh

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We left San Pedro and the paved roads behind to head off for a 3 day 4 WD adventure through the salt flats of Bolivia. We were told to have a good sense of humour as the trip can be "interesting" at times, with drivers being drunk, 4WD´s breaking down ...

Salt Flats tour to Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats tour to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by colandsand

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3 day 2 night Salt Plain tour from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni, Bolivia. After much looking around we booked our tour with Colque tours for 46,000 Chilean Pesos. Thankfully it was well worth it. Our tour started at 8 from San Pedro stopping at the ...

The largest Salt Lake in the world, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The largest Salt Lake in the world

A travel blog entry by andyecosse

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Like I said, everything around here is the largest, highest, biggest etc and this is no exception. Its something like 5 times the size of the salt lakes in America (I think I heard someone say that).  It really is huge. We went across it in a 4x4 ...

Unbelievably Salty, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Unbelievably Salty

A travel blog entry by redkeels

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... I will try and get a bus out of here tomorrow after having a good shower and a good nights sleep. The one good thing about Bolivia is that everything is so cheap. The hostel that most of us where going to stay in was fully booked, so we managed to find a ...

Funny fotos!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Funny fotos!

A travel blog entry by katrinaoliver

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... - apparently it looks like a large fish from far way but we didn't quite see it) - an oasis in the middle of Salar de Uyuni.  It is a unique and isolated ecosystem that is populated by cacti, some of which are up to 10 metres tall and more than a ...

Salt Flat Tour (MW), Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat Tour (MW)

A travel blog entry by ionamarktravel

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... the sky at night. The stars from here had everyone outside in temperatures that would freeze important parts off a brass monkey. I think the Salar de Uyuni  is pretty well known. Around 220 kms long and 190 kms wide. It is 100% salt and awesome. The ...

Bolivian Salt Flat Tour, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Salt Flat Tour

A travel blog entry by jenmcguire1987

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... inside of the jeep. The tour started outside our hostel at around 7:45, picked up and then transported to the border with Bolivia - a hut in the middle of nowhere. Then we had a hearty but freezing breakfast while we waited for the jeeps and our drivers. ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by martin-caroline

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... 'the world's largest' (or deepest,  highest, longest etc), there is no larger salt flat to be found than the Salar de Uyuni!  After an incredibly bumpy 11hr 30 overnight bus ride from La Paz, we arrived in Uyuni which appears on the map for its ...

The Mines and Salt Planes, Potosi and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Mines and Salt Planes

A travel blog entry by timothy

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... . They seem to be the total opposite of Peruvians, it´s really strange as the countries have many similarities about them. Anyway, Saltar de Uyuni was great. On my 24 hour experience alone in the desert, I decided to make my own way to the Salt Planes ...

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