Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Uyuni, Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

Travel day, from La Paz to Uyuni, which is in the south of Bolivia. Took a bus for about 100 miles, then a train for another couple of hundred. Traveled about 12 hours today. Both the bus and train were local/regional ones filled with locals as well ...

Mountains, lakes, salt plains & altitude sickness, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mountains, lakes, salt plains & altitude sickness

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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We had finally decided to make this 4x4 trip to cross over into Bolivia despite misgivings about the quality of companies offering it. The first day got off to a reasonable start when, despite our fears, a minibus turned up at our hostel to take us via ...

Dinosaur dodging and volcano spotting, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaur dodging and volcano spotting

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant

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... is usually bright green but was basically a frozen puddle when we got there. It took us six hours to make our way back to Uyuni from the middle of nowhere. But en route there was plenty to keep us entertained - from the llamas playing in the defrosting ...

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 ...

pre salt flats tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

pre salt flats tour

A travel blog entry by lasondra

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... Friday about 5pm and have already booked the train to Villazon for 10pm that night.  Villazon is at the border of Bolivia & Argentina and will roll in there about 7am on Saturday morning. Spent the afternoon walking around & taking ...

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

Saltier than Mcdonalds Fries

A travel blog entry by benihnio

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... . Itīs none of those things, everyone I spoke to who had come from South America said I must visit the salt plains in Uyuni, Bolivia. Now I had never even heard of Salt Plains, let alone Uyuni, but they are the worlds largest salt flats, The Salar de ...

The largest salt flats in the world, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The largest salt flats in the world

A travel blog entry by shaggers

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After a night where everyone got pissed but me cos I wasnīt feeling well (thank God cos there was shaving going on in the midst of all the mayhem) we headed off first to the train cemetary and then to the salt flats, 6000 square miles of pure white salt ...

Drop off City, With a Wild West Feel, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Drop off City, With a Wild West Feel

A travel blog entry by oliverhart853

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... sun shines it is a quiet town without many cars and a feeling that once you go outside the city limits, you are in the sticks. Uyuni now mostly exists for the tourists that come to take a tour of the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the ...

Across the remote desert to Uyuni!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Across the remote desert to Uyuni!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... here I will never know! Despite its harshness it still was beautiful in scenery but it made you see why so much of Bolivia is uninhabited......   Ahead, after 2 'natural loo stops' (for Hayley and I!) in the prickly desert bushes,  we could ...

Salt, salt and more salt.., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, salt and more salt..

A travel blog entry by womblekisses

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... made-up roads the journey, due to ovenight rain, was treacherous over slippery mud which was quite deep in some places. This is Bolivia!  There we just the two of us in the 6/8 seater 4WD, shame to waste all that space so when Robert ...

South America Tour - Bolivia - Salt flats tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

South America Tour - Bolivia - Salt flats tour

A travel blog entry by ian_jenks

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3 day tour to Bolivia with Estrella del Sur (not too bad a company, probably the best of a bad ...

A birthday in the Bolivian desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A birthday in the Bolivian desert

A travel blog entry by jillsy

What a day, up at 4am, swimming in hot springs, geysers, and driving, I even kept forgetting it wa smy birthday - that never happens! 30kms from Chile. Volcanoes. Lakes of indeterminable ...

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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... Multicoloured mountains A red lake filled with thousands of Flamingos (James Flamingos only found the these very remote parts of Bolivia) A Turquoise Green Lake Thousands of Llamas, Vicunas 5089M at the top of a volcano - Geysers and bubbling mud ...

Uyuni Salt flats (Tour Day 1), Saltar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt flats (Tour Day 1)

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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I signed up for a three day tour of the salt flats and the nearby parks. There are a lot of tour operators in Uyuni but they all do the same trip, to the same spots. They all also use 4x4 SUVs with four to seven people in them. Every time we stopped there ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by harriets

lots of ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by noosh20

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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! ...

Getting High On The Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Getting High On The Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... photograph was of all of us appearing like we were entering a giant Pringles chips tube........classic. The journey ended in Uyuni, Bolivia where we ate a horrendous lunch and tipped the driver a very small amount. There were rumours that the ...

Last of the high altitude madness, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Last of the high altitude madness

A travel blog entry by robkeane

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... for about 6 weeks now and am looking forward to getting back to see level and we needs to get some beach life into us. Uyuni The main and only attraction that this one horse town has are the massive salt plains. The plains are basically a dried up ...

Hmmm Salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Hmmm Salt

A travel blog entry by cezzah

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... more cold. Bolivia, it nearly killed us all with CO poisoning on the bus. That was the observation after one hour. Bolivia, its boiling, its freezing, its cheap. Those were the observations after about 24 hours. After a week: its beautiful, ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by duncanm

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... for lunch at the hot springs or very hot springs before heading to the green and white lakes - the border between Bolivia and Chile. The scenery along the way was spectacular with huge rock formations dotted around the landscape. We then headed back ...

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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... 80'er hits og "Funky Town" stroemmende fra hoejtalerne. Hvem havde nogensinde troet, at vi skulle sidde i en jeep midt i oede Bolivia med spansktalende Fillip og lytte til "I want some hot stuff"?? Saa var dagens stemning lagt :) Dagen boed paa endnu ...

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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That morning we woke up feeling much better than the previous day. We were getting acclimatized (although I should have been since long). Our bunkerized room had been good, we had a degree or two over the rest of the building. We left after ...

Desert town, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Desert town

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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The Bolivian Southwest, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Southwest

A travel blog entry by ktsmith

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So I crossed the border into country number 18 (Bolivia) on a ridiculously cold day at 6am, after a long bus ride from Salta. The border crossing was smooth, its about a ten minute walk to 'la frontera' from the bus station in La Quiaca, Argentina, then I ...

crossing bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

crossing bolivia

A travel blog entry by ireneandjason

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... sick as any goat that finally found something it couldnīt digest.    we are in the middle of no where, in bolivia, for peteīs sake.  now what do i  do?  fortunately, jasonīs iron stomach makes short work of expelling the ...

On the way to El Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

On the way to El Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by esteban

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We took a four day tour across southwest Bolivia ,with Tupiza Tours. Idel was our guide and Eu was our cook and Idel`s wife. It was excellent and well worth the money, and we met two lovely girls from Germany and Switzerland. Here are the ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by mfinney

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Salar de Uyuni Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour

A travel blog entry by stevecarroll

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Laguna Colorada, Laguna Colorada, Bolivia travel blog

Laguna Colorada

A travel blog entry by noosh20

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