Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Salt Flats and Geysers, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats and Geysers

A travel blog entry by easties

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... keep the peace until the first driver sobered up and normal service was resumed. All in a days´ bus travel in Bolivia !!! We arrived late in the city of Uyuni. Right on the edge of the Bolivian salt plains, this city seemed to be the Cr ewe of Bolivia ...

Getting High in the Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Getting High in the Altiplano

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... the altiplano and there is little enforcement of environmental regulations. The group that cares about environmental protection in Bolivia primarily consists of (relatively) wealthy tourists. Andy and Barrett's key insight was to get the foreigners ...

Shimmering Salt And Fancy Flamingos., Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Shimmering Salt And Fancy Flamingos.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... view the old dusty Toyota Land cruiser that will be our transport for the next three days between San Pedro Atacama in Chile to Uyuni in Bolivia. There are 12 of us and two vehicles meaning seven, plus the driver in each vehicle. I just know with my short ...

Start of Uyuni Trip - draft, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Start of Uyuni Trip - draft

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Salt Flat Adventure (Day Three), San Pedro, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat Adventure (Day Three)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Salt, salt everywhere, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, salt everywhere

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... us and we all three listened to the sales pitch.  When we bought the bus ticket we figured we would spend the day in Uyuni relaxing and shopping around for the best tour option.  This was in part because we didn't think we could get a tour for ...

Anyone for salt?, Uyuni, Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Anyone for salt?

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... and we would not be able to get into town due to road blocks all the way around. Those without jobs (unemployment in Bolivia runs at 60%) had blockaded the town in protest at the lack of employment opportunities. By all accounts a fairly common ...

From Coroico to Rurre, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

From Coroico to Rurre

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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3345 meters of vertical decent in over 64 km of downhill madness I booked a mountain bike trip to experience the "The World's most dangerous road". We left on a jeep trip ride to La Cumbre at 4640m (15300 feet)where we got on our bike. I opted for a ...

Blockades and Altitude, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Blockades and Altitude

A travel blog entry by jose

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... (above) is more accurate. Read: I'm a nerdball and want to look cool :) ______________________________________________________ Now we are in Bolivia. We thought we would just check out how serious they are about all the riots and strikes. We made ...

Arica, Arica, San Pedro de Atacama, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica, Arica

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... during the day. And here's a shot of the Valley of the Moon towards sunset. And now the main story, the 4 day trip to Bolivia. One thing I forgot to mention last time was the music - now it seems that Chileans and Bolivians, and in fact all Latin ...

Salt Flat Adventure (Day Four), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat Adventure (Day Four)

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Bolivia Jeep Safari - Day 3

Bolivia Jeep Safari - Day 3 "Go West!"

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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...  we left them all stand - promise!   Breifly we stopped in the mining town of San Cristbal for fuel and supplies. Approaching Uyuni we stopped at the Cemetery of Trains (James loved but me not so keen) where we played on swings and see-saws ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour

A travel blog entry by camille

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... in the water were driving me crazy that I had broken my camera! We continued on, to check out a volcano that straddled the Chile/Bolivia border and then drove through more undulating hills of very dry brown until we came to a big rock, kind of like a ...

From Sucre to Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

From Sucre to Uyuni

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... . On the day of my arrival, I met up with Silvia at her mom's place and we left for an official ceremony at the Bolivia National Library and Archive in Sucre. Silvias father was a composer and pianist and some of his work was given to the archive. The ...

Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni - Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... salt would soon wear off. Coupled with the isolation of the place, there can't be many worse hotels around. Even in Bolivia. The only other punctuation in the blinding whiteness is the Isla de los Pescadores (Fish Island). Tenuously named for its ...

Tour Town, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Tour Town

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... so who could say which was better. We left shortly after 9:00 pm bound for the main draw that had brought us to Bolivia, the Salar De Uyuni.  Short sections of the ten hour road were smooth but for almost the entire night it felt like we were on a ...

Potosi - Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi - Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... an emotion I haven't felt for a long time - nervousness. With such high expectations I'm scared the Salar de Uyuni and Southwest circuit of Bolivia can only fall short. the next few days will answer all. Like Milton Keynes's concrete cows, uyuni too ...

Amazing Salt Flats and Flamingoes!!!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing Salt Flats and Flamingoes!!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... of the volcano opposite! Nice! We built our very own rock pile to mark the end of our tour and our last day in Bolivia, had a team photo with Family France and then jumped on the bus for our border crossing into Chile! Bye Bye lovely Bolivia, Hola ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... flats. We spent over 24 hours in a tiny jeep, endured freezing temperatures and I developed conjunctivitis but it was amazing. Had great fun with the group and saw some incredible sights. Bolivia really is a beautiful country. Heading to Argentina ...

Pukey Bus Journey!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Pukey Bus Journey!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... I stepped out of our room and managed to smash a plant pot in the process!!! Whoops! So had a slight panic about border control at Bolivia and then forgot about it as we got the bus to Uyuni! It was to be a rather longwinded but eventful bus journey, full ...

4 Days of stunning scenery to the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4 Days of stunning scenery to the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... ; and yes it looks like it could be the moon), which is large canyon with large rock shards caused by water erosion.  Bolivia suffers pretty badly from flooding during the wet season and a lot of roads are unpassable, so we’re lucky enough to ...

Inspiration in Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Inspiration in Uyuni

A travel blog entry by tnicol

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... , it is more the principle of not wanting to be treated that way. But time here has helped me to understand. I have discovered in Bolivia that many tradesmen are payed only 30Bs a day, and that is only 6 showers for tourists! If a beggar could get only ...

Salar de Uyuni to the Chilean border, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni to the Chilean border

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... manage to blag us the best dorm room, with beds that were actual intact! The toilets were something else! We thought the toilets in Bolivia in general were bad but these were worse! They were the usual no flush...have to get a bucket of water and pour it ...

Uyuni and The Salt Flats Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni and The Salt Flats Tour

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... all ideas of booking the salt flats tour and leaving that morning were discarded, we needed sleep and hot shower....ha! Uyuni is the worst town we visited in Bolivia, the only reason to go is to book the salt tours which depart from here. It is dry, cold ...

Snow on the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Snow on the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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... out and changed in the open air with the wind blowing dust everywhere. Our final stop was another lagoon, before we headed over the Bolivia - Chile border.... at this point it started to snow and the 4 by 4 broke down!! Luckily a nice mini bus arrived to ...

Sleep in a Bolivian Salt Hotel, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Sleep in a Bolivian Salt Hotel

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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... out the $150 3-Day Tour Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlXsxapfiM0&feature=channel_video_title Check out my Bolivia Happy Dance Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VCJAAq7QBk&feature=channel_video_title Follow Teresa the Traveler on ...

Salty Mars - Uyuni and the salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salty Mars - Uyuni and the salt flats

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

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... other direction Pablo would ut his fists against it for fear that it might come crashing inwards - slightly sketchy but normal for Bolivia.     That night we had outselves a few beers as it was Leyton`s 30th birthday, his wife Arna ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni - South east Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by eboydee

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From La Paz I jumped on a bus to Uyuni in south east Bolivia. After the nightmare bus ride from Cusco to La Paz I decided I would treat myself to a ticket on a touristic bus. It was a lot more comfortable but unfortunately only half the way to Uyuni is ...

The spectacular Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The spectacular Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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The Salar de Uyuni was the main reason we came to Bolivia. The worlds largest salt flat located at 3,650 meters above sea level is a sea of white hexagons spreading out in all directions as far as the eye can see. We left for the Salar from Tupiza, a more ...

White and salty, Uyuni Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

White and salty

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... favorite Kati... and great sleep until we had our last day (friday) of the tour which lead us to another highlight: the Salar de Uyuni, thhe slat flats. An absolute must for us as it is the most highest and biggest salt lake in the world. The only place ...

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