Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Day 92 - All-Terrain girls / Nenes Tot-Terreny 4x4, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 92 - All-Terrain girls / Nenes Tot-Terreny 4x4

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... pay for the tour. People here do not seem to be in a hurry and they are nice, giving us some conversation. Half of Bolivia’s population is indigenous and I would say that they are more reserved than those who are white or mestizo. At least, this ...

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 ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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... (pollera), bowler hat and shawl (manta). Unlike many other countries it's still common to see people in these traditional clothes in Bolivia, so she was just the first of many. Her shawl looked really warm and as it was fairly chilly already, we knew ...

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 couldn´t digest.    we are in the middle of no where, in bolivia, for pete´s sake.  now what do i  do?  fortunately, jason´s iron stomach makes short work of expelling the ...

Day 91 - Is this planet Earth / Som a la Terra?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 91 - Is this planet Earth / Som a la Terra?

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... 10 meters and it contains huge amount of lithium, the mineral used for making batteries. It is believed that the Salar de Uyuni contains half of the world's lithium reserves. The Colchani cooperative miners extract, by hand, 25,000 tons of salt annually, ...

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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Tues 13th - Fri 16th ...

Laguna Colorada, Laguna Colorada, Bolivia travel blog

Laguna Colorada

A travel blog entry by noosh20

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Uyuni Salt Flats Day 1, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Flats Day 1

A travel blog entry by blobby

We left Potosi and headed on a beautiful desert drive to Uyuni, Boliva´s 9000km square salt flats. On the way we saw the town where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid last held up a train and were alledgedly killed by the Bolivian Army. We arrived in ...

Salteydimorkin, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salteydimorkin

A travel blog entry by aventura

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... vegurinn leit ùt en thetta hlytur ad hafa verid hreadilegur vegur. Allavega svàfum vid mjog lìtid fyrir hristingi. Vid komum til Uyuni um morgunin og fòrum ì ferd ùtì eydimorkina. Vid keyptum 3 daga jeppaferd thar sem endad er sudvestur ì Chile. ...

Great Cheese Smugglers, Uyuni and San Pedro, Bolivia travel blog

Great Cheese Smugglers

A travel blog entry by quinny

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Hola Well having managed to survive the 6 hour ordeal with the prop forward from Bolivia we arrived in Uyuni. Like I said it is a bit of a nothing town. It is just a stop off on the gringo trail to the salt plains. Which are fantastic. We get a ...

Not a tree for days, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Not a tree for days

A travel blog entry by jspen

... . Beautiful mountains streaked with mineral reds and yellows and whites with vicuñas and llamas huddled throughout. Found my perfect Bolivia one lunchtime as we stopped by a lake edged with salt filled with flamingos and backed by two vast mountains with ...

Flying on Salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Flying on Salt

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

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... home to live in peace and give up their outlaw ways of yester-year, made their appearence on the scopes of law enforcement of Bolivia when they went back to their ways and held up a train loaded with silver from the nearby mine, the richest mine in South ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... 28207;咁大的鹽田」  PS: 按維基百科Salar de Uyuni = 烏尤尼鹽沼 (但我個人覺得「鹽田」岩d) ...

Professor HK., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Professor HK.

A travel blog entry by vitako

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中文標題:「教授」   昨晚的住宿原來有海拔46xx ...

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 ...

10 funniest quotes so far....., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

10 funniest quotes so far.....

A travel blog entry by al-lucy-lost

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So sadly this dry, barren, lonely town on the corner of the salt plains has played host to an attack of the runs for myself and lucy, when we have barely been able to know which end of ourselves to put into the toilet.  However this does have its ...

late entry for el salar..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

late entry for el salar...

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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... un po' affrettata! finita la visita sono corsa alla stazione dei bus x saltare su uno diretto a uyuni...il bus era vecchio e mezzo scassato (cosa normale in bolivia) e la mia vicina d posto una signora molto poco pulita (anche questo normale x i ...

Mines and Salt Plains, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mines and Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by theaslevin

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... 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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We were rudely awakened from sodium-chloride slumbers by the hideous sound of Vico hammering unnecessarily and relentlessly on our door at 6am. We're old enough to set our own alarms cheers. We had breakfast, then set off for Volcano Ollague. This was a ...

Uyuni pimestavalt valged soolaväljad, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni pimestavalt valged soolaväljad

A travel blog entry by tibuandtintin

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... Sinna jõudes oli tunne nagu näeks õudusunenägu, milles oleme kummituslinna ära eksinud. Linna põhitegevusalaks on turistide vedamine Uyuni soolaväljadele ning selleks on linnas lausa 80 turismibürood, kes kõik linna peal hoolega turiste jahivad. ...

Salt Flats Tour: Day 3, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour: Day 3

A travel blog entry by alastair6

... in search of a restaurant described in my Rough Guide as "the best place to eat in town [with] arguably the best pizza in Bolivia". It was apparently inside a hotel. Sadly, after a brisk five-minute walk in the freezing air, the doors to the said hotel ...

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