Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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Tupiza the wild west of Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza the wild west of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by jled

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... shot and killed.                 We arrived into Tupiza tired, but happy to be in Bolivia. The hotel (not hostel) we booked at was the same price as a dorm bed in Argentina. We ...

Una frontera fácil y uno hermoso paseo del tren, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Una frontera fácil y uno hermoso paseo del tren

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... turned out to be pretty comfy as we all had an allocated padded seat, and a view of the beautiful countryside we were travelling through - Bolivia seems to be my kind of country. By the time we arrived in Tupiza, darkness had well and truly set in as we ...

Tu Pizzas Please, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tu Pizzas Please

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... this was one of MANY.  We then got a bus to Tupiza which took 4 hours and cost just over a quid!  YES BOLIVIA!  Unfortunately I had already taken ill and thought I was dying so the bus journey was fairly rough but we checked into El ...

Tupiza and surrounds, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and surrounds

A travel blog entry by willsez

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... into bed.  I woke up four hours later and discovered that our room was over a sewer line.  It reeked of poo and Tupiza itself was basically closed because it was a Sunday. After our first night at the hotel we decided to change our plans and go ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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... have prepared us for anything - in comparison, Bolivia is a walk in the park! We made it as far as Tupiza, a small town in southern Bolivia. Tomorrow we head off with new friends Heather, Kat, Nick and Chrissy for a tour of the southern altiplano and ...

Dean Anthony and Wild Horses, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Dean Anthony and Wild Horses

A travel blog entry by askalicia.com

... I survived, despite the horse rearing up (crazy dogs and a stray football decided to attack us all at once), running, and generally trying to kill me. Other than the tales of DA and my horseback ride, tupiza proved to be relatively uneventful. ciao tupiza ...

Bolivian wine country and salt flat tours, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian wine country and salt flat tours

A travel blog entry by thomasworldtour

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... tiring after 4 days, but it was worth it to see some of the nature that this part of Bolivia has to offer. After well deserved showers back in Tupiza, we hurried to the border with Argentina thinking it closed at 8pm, got there at 7:59pm having rushed ...

Salta to Tupiza, via La Quiaca and Villazón, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salta to Tupiza, via La Quiaca and Villazón

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... then realised that it was his job to fill in forms for those who weren’t able to.   Finally, we were stamped into Bolivia and we ventured cautiously back out of the hut with no idea of where the bus station was in Villazón as our ...

Volcanoes, lakes and salt, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Volcanoes, lakes and salt

A travel blog entry by sarahandluke

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... fantastic landscape ending in the salt plains of Uyuni. After a bit of deciding we chose to do a tour to the salt plains from Tupiza and miss the phallic rocks! This would also mean that we had no time to visit the Atacama desert in Chile as we decided ...

Playing cowboy, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Playing cowboy

A travel blog entry by mistahall

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... I opted to sit on the floor for the final four hours of the trip. 11 hours after departing, we finally arrived in Tupiza, where the weather was gratifyingly mild. The next day I set out on a five hour horse ride through the surrounding countryside. ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

... 10.30 am so we could have a good night in the hotel, a slow breakfast and then board the bus. In the morning it was chaos at the bus station, loads of Argentinans trying visiting Bolivia, just as we were leaving the country. Argentina, here we ...

Tupiza, Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Tupiza ...

3 Days of heaven or hell??, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

3 Days of heaven or hell??

A travel blog entry by gretsworld

1 day spent horse riding in Tupiza 3 day salt flats tour! Day 1 - 4am start, white lagoon, volcanos, green lake , red lake, sulpher gysers, red lake , hot springs, Lamas Pink Flamingos Day 2 - major altitude sickness Day 3 - salt hotel crash site, ...

Horsing around, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horsing around

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... incorrect trotting left me with a saw back the following day and Jon a sore bum. We both agreed it was well worth it and would do it again! Well enough of the Bolivia, back to our second home, Argentina for some real meat and ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 2, Uyuni to Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 2

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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welcome to the wild west., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

welcome to the wild west.

A travel blog entry by pennyvos

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... days. We arrived at the villazon train station at 1pm to catch the 3.30 train. Loads of time I hear you say?......NO!!!! in Bolivia it takes two hours to get your ticket even though there are only 15 people before you. ...

Bolivia part 2, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia part 2

A travel blog entry by janakaemma

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We decided to get the train most of the way to Tupiza, Bolivia despite a travel agent saying it would be impossible to get a ticket as it was holiday season so there would be hardly any seats and a long line at the ticket office early in the morning. ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 1, Uyuni to Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 1

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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... age who was pretty cool), I had an incredible time. I have never seen such incredible scenery in my entire life! Get yourself to Bolivia! Or at least live vicariously through me...that is, if I ever get caught up on my blog. :) I took hundreds of ...

Entering mysterious Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Entering mysterious Bolivia

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... , Uruguay and Chile here it was more the feeling of being an intruder, disturbing the order or just being the money machine. Bolivia, is one of the poorest South-American country yet has a huge amount of natural resources as lithium, silicium, silver and ...

Going Gaucho, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Going Gaucho

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

We finally made the bus and began an incredibly long, dusty and bumpy journey to Tupiza - refuge to Butch Cassidy and the sundance kid..sort of!  It was so bloody cold that the condensation on the windows turned to ice....by the afternoon of course ...

Tupiza - Uyuni, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza - Uyuni

A travel blog entry by nacho.borda

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... que se escucho DIEZ! y no hubo mas para decir arriba de la combi de diez sin duda. El viaje fue cortito... Y Tupiza ya estaba ahí, pura Bolivia en la gente en las casas, todo un verdadero cambio la verdad. Tan pocos kilómetros (110). Es muy ...

Lunar landscapes, llama lunches & devilish passes, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Lunar landscapes, llama lunches & devilish passes

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... in (very basic, but had 4 walls and a roof so did the job), a small church, a basketball court (strangely, many towns in Bolivia seem to have one of these, despite most Bolivians not being quite basketballer build) and a llama. After a hearty dinner we ...

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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... day longer than planned in Tupiza as I forgot my hiking boots in Uyuni and as a size 43 is considered giant feet in Bolivia - and thus almost impossible to find - I have to wait for my shoes to catch up with me as the nicest ...

South American Deserts, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

South American Deserts

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

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From La Paz we took a 16 hour bus ride to Tupiza, in the south of Bolivia. This is still in the highlands, but much lower (2500m). It looks like the US midwest, with red mountains, dry desert like conditions and lots of cactuses. Daytime temperature is ...

Good bye Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Good bye Bolivia

A travel blog entry by ibryan123

... on these reprobates and just watch with amazement how they go about there disorganised and dishevelled lives. Tupiza was my last stop in Bolivia and it was a beautiful Wild West town where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid stayed.  It ...

Horse riding, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horse riding

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Encore un trajet horrible dans le sud de la bolivie mais les paysages de la fin recompensent le fait de ne pas avoir pris le train de nuit, encore que, pas si sur... Ici, on vient faire du cheval, alors va pour le cheval. La balade d une journee avec ...

In the back of beyond, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

In the back of beyond

A travel blog entry by jamesandel

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... . Sadly, no matter how far away he went, I could still smell him (the horse, not James). Tomorrow we´re off to Argentina. Bolivia has been fantastic, so we´ll be sad to leave, but we´re really looking forward to Argentinian wines, steak (for James) and ...

crossing into Bolivia - dusty but fun !, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

crossing into Bolivia - dusty but fun !

A travel blog entry by pennyvos

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... back pack for 2km fill in some forms have a laugh with the gun bearing policeman then walk across bridge into villazon- Bolivia.                       ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 3, Uyuni to Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour: Day 3

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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Day 168 - Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Day 168 - Tupiza

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... dinner and then considered our journey south tomorrow to the Argentinian border. We've had a FANTASTIC time in Bolivia, which is an amazingly attractive place with some astonishingly varied landscape, offering generally low prices and ...

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