Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Olivia reaches Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Olivia reaches Bolivia

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

To get to Bolivia....or at least somewhere habitable in Bolivia we did a 3 day rattle over the Bolivian dessert and salt flats in the back of a 4x4 accompanied by 2 Scots and a Croat and of course Bolivia - the driver! We started in San Pedro in a ...

Hammock and Swimming Chill Out Day, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Hammock and Swimming Chill Out Day

A travel blog entry by lpringle

Today we had a chilled day in Rurrenabaque before our flight back to La Paz. We went to the pool and the boys bought a ball to play volleyball, where Fred entertained us all with his constant calls of 'ALLENSSSS' as he went for everyone else's balls. We ...

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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We just finished an AMAZING 3-day tour in the Salar de Uyuni (salt flat) and the region of the Sud Lípez. To me, those were the most extreme landscapes we've seen so far. Great, tour, great group, great landscapes, I think I should let the pictures ...

"No more flights until tomorrow night"

A travel blog entry by niclark1221

What an experience this has been already, even on day one. Took the red eye flight from Seattle to Miami, no complications, watched a moved and dozed in a out of sleep. This was the first time I have ever slept on a plane.... even if it was only 30 ...

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region

A travel blog entry by rddave

... of Coripata, where we are currently building an office/warehouse for the local coca producers association.  This region of Bolivia is considered a 'traditional' region which means that each farmer is legally allowed to grow a certain amount of coca ...

La ballade de la grotte San Pedro, Sorata, Bolivia travel blog

La ballade de la grotte San Pedro

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Reveil tranquille, aujourd'hui on sort de la ville, direction le petit village de Sorata: En taxi jusqu'a la rue des bus et c'est parti avec les locaux pour 3h30 de trajet ( pour seulement 2euros par personne). On traverse de superbes paysages dont un ...

Potosi and off again, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi and off again

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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Despite being well tired last night I didn´t get a great sleep.  Potosi is at 4000 metres so breathing is not easy.  I think my body was wondering what the heck was going on and couldn´t fall asleep that naturally. I get up at 8am to check ...

Night bus to Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Night bus to Sucre

A travel blog entry by sebou

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heading to Sucre with a night bus - leaving La Paz at 7pm... more news upon arrival. ...

Dinosaurs and I am the worst human being on earth, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaurs and I am the worst human being on earth

A travel blog entry by jogo

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Der Tag beginnt um 8.30 Uhr. Gegen 9.30 Uhr möchte ich den Dinsaurier-Truck nehmen, aber bis um 10.00 Uhr taucht kein Truck auf. Ich beschließe Frühstücken zu gehen und setzte mich in ein kleines Cafe und schaue nach draussen. Bereits beim reingehen ...

Bolivia- La Paz, The Wild Rover and The Amazon, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia- La Paz, The Wild Rover and The Amazon

A travel blog entry by samantha.miller

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... did try and do something cultural and head to the coca/cocaine museum which was meant to tell us about the history of cocaine in Bolivia. After getting lost and the boys saying it was a waste of time we abandoned this attempt and headed back to the bar. ...

¡Que Rico, Coroico!, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

¡Que Rico, Coroico!

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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At the end of a long days cycling, Finola and I waited a short while for a taxi to take us on to Coroico, where we would spend a couple of nights before heading on to Rurrenabaque. We joined forces with five South Africans from our "Death Road" cycle ...

bolivia you can do better, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

bolivia you can do better

A travel blog entry by jessmargaret

We have officially arrived in country number 2! Not much to report on this one, but here we go...We got to copacabana and basically lazed around, shopping and eating! yesssssss. We met a british/irish couple and went out for some drinks with them that ...

El Gran Poder, festival a La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

El Gran Poder, festival a La Paz

A travel blog entry by sebchant

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Coming ...

Bolivia - Days 7 , 8 and 9, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia - Days 7 , 8 and 9

A travel blog entry by soummo

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... town called Tarabuco, about 65 km southeast of Sucre where you have the famous Sunday market, which features high-quality ``artesania`` from Bolivia. I am now going to go to a travel agency to buy a plane ticket from Sucre to Sta Cruz for my flight ...

Moving on, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

Finally left Potosi today after delaying the evil moment of getting back on the road as long as possible! Went to the hospital to say goodbye to David and Kaitlin - I will miss them! but David's dad arrives from Canada tomorrow so I know they will be OK ...

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!, Tupiza, Uyuni and Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!

A travel blog entry by billyandtrav

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... , a splash-out I think was justified!!). Tour 2, The Salar del Uyuni tour is the most famous and popular in Bolivia. 4 days in a jeep travelling around the most remote and beautiful scenery imaginable (actually it was not imaginable as there is ...

Lazy days..., Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Lazy days...

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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After a very lazy day sunbathing and chatting with a very entertaining Irish guy called Tony and a Dutch girl he was travelling with, the Russian guys informed me that evening that they'd changed their minds about the tour and wanted to cut it down to ...

No Che, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

No Che

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... in Samaipata, had given me the idea of travelling over to the Bolivian/Brazilian border by train to experience the Pantanal (wetlands) in Bolivia instead of paying a fortune to go into Brazil, so I said I'd ponder it and let them know. Got myself a ...

Weak and watery, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Weak and watery

A travel blog entry by alexbicknell

... to rain. Soon the streets were about a foot deep in water - flowing in torrents. Dismounting our horses became a major hazard. High Bolivia only gets 300mm of rain each year - the problem is not quantity but the complete absence of drains. It says a ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... to extract the silver from the mines to fund the Spanish monarchy back in Spain and make all the Spanish money. Its quite ironic that Bolivia now pays Spain to make Bolivianos for them! The next day we did a tour of the mines. First we had to stop at ...

Im Westen nichts Neues, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Im Westen nichts Neues

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... the importer of Acer hardware, it doesn't exist, thanks a lot! So no success, and no fix. The first time I went through Bolivia I had heard of a flight between Cochabamba and Uyuni in a DC-3, the old plane from WW2! Obviously something like that is a bit ...

Beach holidays in a land-locked country, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Beach holidays in a land-locked country

A travel blog entry by jessandian

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Some may call it careless, some may say unfortunate, whatever you call it Bolivia has lost all its coastline and is now land-locked. Which leaves the question, where do you go for a beach holiday ?? The answer for Bolivians is Copacabana - certainly ...

Journey to the City in the Sky, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Journey to the City in the Sky

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

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What a journey! 33 hours later and we´ve finally arrived, survived the altitude and we are very excited about the next few months... just feel so happy to be travelling! We left the house on Friday evening, got the train to Manchester airport, which was ...

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

A days rest and I was ready to go and risk my life again. This time it was mountain biking and I decided to cycle a road the Inter American Development Bank call the worlds most dangerous. In 1994 26 vehicles went over the edge, one every two weeks. In ...

La Paz - Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Bolivia

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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They make cocaine here. The bus from Cusco to Puno was bad, but it got worse ther next day. After that bus we decided to spend a little more and get a first class bus to La Paz. We were waiting at the station and then it pulls up- a lovely big ...

had an amazing time in unyini, Calama, Bolivia travel blog

had an amazing time in unyini

A travel blog entry by barrontv

Just had an amazing time in unyini, flocks of wild flamingos on blue/green saltlakes, sunsets over volcanoes, a totally white salt lake, miles wide, that you canwalk around on.. bumping around with 4 nice dutch people in a 4x4 in the desert.exceptional. ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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... the motor racing which was quite cool. Slightly outdated rally cars flying through the streets or into cement bags in some case!!! Bolivia seems to have a never ending thirst for things going on. If its not racing its street bands, blockades, or just ...

Oh La Paz, thou art black, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Oh La Paz, thou art black

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

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... `animal`. Naturally unwritten laws. Long-term the effects are . . . what`s the next level after catastrophic anyone? . . . put simpy, Bolivia would no longer exist. It would simply be an area of the earth where nine million human beings would exist side ...

Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins

A travel blog entry by jled

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... for the last 14 years, and an Austrian student. Our guide Peter was a fantastic German who’s been living, working and guiding in Bolivia, Peru and Chile for the last 11 years. After an hour and a half in the jeep along dirt "roads" we pulled up, ...

Paa floden, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Paa floden

A travel blog entry by beritmette

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... blev der snakket med de forskellige health promoters og boernene laerte at boerste taender, tand hygiejne er virkeligt et stort problem i Bolivia. Vi saa en masse af de ting vi normalt ser i klinikken og paa hospitalet, men ogsaa nogle forskellige ting ...

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