Travel Blogs from Salar de 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 ...

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 ...

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

Saltier than Mcdonalds Fries

A travel blog entry by benihnio

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... . Now I had never even heard of Salt Plains, let alone Uyuni, but they are the worlds largest salt flats, The Salar de Uyuni covers approximately 8000 square kilometers (3100 square miles), and it is pure white and flat. So like a good little tourist I ...

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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... a little cliched however if there is one thing that everyone should get to see is the amazing scenery that a 6 day tour of the Salar de Uyuni and the lakes offers. We decided we wanted to do this trip: all the pics one sees in the brochures are ...

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! ...

Bolivia og verdens stoerste saltsletter.., Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia og verdens stoerste saltsletter..

A travel blog entry by agnesbjerre

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... til samme hostel som jeg - perfekt! Vi aftalte paa aegte backpacker maner efter hele 10 minutter at booke den obligatoriske "Salar de Uyuni"- tour sammen naeste morgen.. Fredag blev ogsaa min foerste sygedag i Bolivia, da jeg blev ramt af den berygtede ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Surreal Southwest Wilderness Tour, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Surreal Southwest Wilderness Tour

A travel blog entry by debsmalky

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... were all hungry for breakfast now but first we did a short tour of the island, at the summit we were looking down at the Salar de Uyuni surrounding us.  Back down at the bottom and with the sun warming us up, we sat on a picnic bench made of salt ...

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 Great Salt Expanse, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Great Salt Expanse

A travel blog entry by texasnomads

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... 1am the next morning, so not much happened that night, but the next morning we set off for the famous salt flats in Bolivia, just outside of Uyuni, known for well, its salt.The salt flats covers over 4,000sq miles and is a huge expanse of salt that ...

Abenteuerlicher Start in Bolivien - Uyuni Tour, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Abenteuerlicher Start in Bolivien - Uyuni Tour

A travel blog entry by our-trip

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... . Nachdem wir im Lonely Planet gelesen hatten, dass schon mindestens 17 Touristen durch betrunkene Fahrer oder ähnliches rund um Uyuni gestorben sind, nahmen wir uns extra viel Zeit, um einen guten Touranbieter auszuwählen und wurden auch ...

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, ...

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