Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Day of Waiting and Todo Turismo, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day of Waiting and Todo Turismo

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

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Day of Waiting After a few days acclimatising in la paz and enjoying hotel sagarnaga, it was time to move on. We checked out and left our bags at teh hotel for the day (the guy told us to leave them until whenever we wanted, as this was our home - so ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by adfieldbigtrip

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... few photos of the journey to give you a flavour. The end of the tour marked the end of our time in  Bolivia ... a great country with great people, sights, suonds and especially prices.  We only wished we could have stayed longer! Sorry ...

Potosi, Bolivia, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by john_and_esther

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Bit of a reality check this one, as we took a trip to see one of the famous cooperative mines of Potosi. They are renowned for their shocking conditions, and I am so happy that I am just a nosy tourist and not a full time miner. First stop was at the ...

Goodbye GAP,hello broken Spanish and hand gestures, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Goodbye GAP,hello broken Spanish and hand gestures

A travel blog entry by aliandjon

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... spent most of the night with his knees around his ears). Cochabamba is known as one of the biggest market towns in Bolivia, and with good reason.  Litterally everywhere you turn there is a market, and about forty thousand people crowded round each ...

Decyzja o zakonczeniu podrozy :), La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Decyzja o zakonczeniu podrozy :)

A travel blog entry by camer

Po tych wszystkich szalonych dniach w Cusco i La Paz w koncu przyszedl czas na podjecie decyzji co dalej. Juz nie mialem sily dalej podrozowac sam, a Matus mial inny styl niz ja wiec na niego nie moglem liczyc. Inna rzecz to stracila mi sie gdzies chec ...

Heaven = Earth, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Heaven = Earth

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... of prachtig was, met uitzondering van Iguazu en Porito Moreno misschien. Het gebied tussen San Pedro de Atacama (Chili) en Uyuni (Bolivia) is zo verschrikkelijk mooi, dat er geen andere conclusie te trekken valt dat de hemel zich gewoon op aarde bevindt. ...

Dynamite + 96% drinking alcohol + coca?, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Dynamite + 96% drinking alcohol + coca?

A travel blog entry by jled

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... relaxing in Potosi, enjoying the military festivities for labour day (there's buzz about a war over the coast that Chile stole from Bolivia) and catching up on emails. The highlight for me was a visit to the mint - at one point, during Spanish ...

Final Days in Bolivia, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Final Days in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by niclark1221

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What an incredible journey. Loved spending all my time outside playing in the dirt. Looking back I cant believe all I have achieved. I spent 3 months working on an amazing project and met so many wonderful people. I will miss my mornings with Tiquipaya ...

La Paz´s New Toy, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz´s New Toy

A travel blog entry by lucieinsa

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... a hard hat; here he is proclaiming the expansion of the airport; here is his face, six foot high, on just about everything. Bolivia has had an unstable political history and the election of Evo Morales has done little to change that - indeed, it was one ...

Der Tag , der sehr gut begann...., Llica, Bolivia travel blog

Der Tag , der sehr gut begann....

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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.... endete in Llica, einem kleinen Nest am Rande des Uyuni Salzsees.Dort haben wir das Auto gründlich gereinigt und wollten dort definitiv nicht bleiben, weil das Nest  echt übel  war. Die  Weiterfahrt endete nach ca 65 km übelster ...

Hydrofoils at Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Hydrofoils at Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by sophieandryan

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... and the best it turned out, of the trip. Gustavo took us to see the cathedral in Copacobana – the most important church in Bolivia and also the same place where thousands of people come to get their cars blessed!  It was a nice place and we ...

add bolivia to the list!!, La paz, Bolivia travel blog

add bolivia to the list!!

A travel blog entry by adsrobjim

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... us leavin!! after findin half our laundry at reception we had an hour and 20mins sleep then got the bus to la paz, bolivia feelin very good!!! we found the hostel and then had a walk round the capital,lookin for a half decent restaurant, we walked ...

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl..., Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl...

A travel blog entry by chris_powell

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Never before has a place inspired me to wonder around singing Barry Manilow songs to myself before and neither will one again. It must be some kind of dark irony that as you wonder around humming "Copabcabana" you're having to dodge dog shit and try not ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by dermotsharon

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Living the high life in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Living the high life in La Paz

A travel blog entry by jenandnige

The train from Uyuni was pretty classy - we had blankets, pillows and sandwiches, all provided by a man in a uniform and peaked cap, who, after our fairly restful night chugging across the altiplano, woke us up to say we should get our cameras ready ...

Partying in La Paz/chilling in Sorata, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Partying in La Paz/chilling in Sorata

A travel blog entry by emmaanddave

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After returning from the jungle we were planning on spending as little time as possible in La Paz, but as is often the way with cities we ended up getting stuck there for a week, lured in by shopping, numerous gringo bars, crazy Bolivian nightclubs ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle

A travel blog entry by graceandmarcus

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... views. We loved the little taster of the Amazon especially all the wildlife  (minus the mosquitos, we'll probably have scars to remember the little devils). Next stop is La Paz and our last in Bolivia, time is flying at this stage of our ...

The hardest thing we've ever done!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The hardest thing we've ever done!

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

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So, in a moment of possible collective insanity, we'd booked to climg the 6,088m high Huayna Potosi, a mountain higher than anything in Europe, Africa, Australasia, and Antarctica. In case you were wondering, that’s really high. I probably ...

Mraaazzz ... je zdaj za nami, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Mraaazzz ... je zdaj za nami

A travel blog entry by repa01

iHola amigas y amigos! Ja iz Orura smo se z nocnim avtobusom odpravili v Uyuni in ob 4-ih ponoci (po 7 urah voznje) tja tudi prispeli. Sploh nismo bili preseneceni, da smo se iz avtobusa samo presedli v dzip, ki nas je odpeljal do precej poceni hotela ...

Bolivia: Nature lovers dream!, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia: Nature lovers dream!

A travel blog entry by carlstravelblog

... but still really nice! Day 2 - Today I booked another tour to Tiwanaku, the place that was home to the ancient civilisations of Bolivia from 1500 years before christ to 1200. The tours in Bolivia are so cheap I figured they were worth doing! Anyway, I ...

Your mine or mine?, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Your mine or mine?

A travel blog entry by chris_powell

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Potosi is the highest city in the world at 4,600m, for sleeping-wise it is not great. The main reason tourists end up here is to take a visit to the silver-mines. Not wanting to disappoint as a tourist, that is what I did. You take the tour with ...

From the Inka trail to San Pedro jail., Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

From the Inka trail to San Pedro jail.

A travel blog entry by jamesharrison

... go to jail and there are people doing drugs around you whilst the guy dishing them out tells everyone that it's the safest place in Bolivia to be doing it and that he once walked through Heathrow airport with 15 kilograms of cocaine. It turned out that ...

13, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by antosara

Deadly ...

13, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by antosara

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Gravity Assisted Biking WMDR + SST, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Gravity Assisted Biking WMDR + SST

A travel blog entry by tomtranter

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Katy and I have been in La Paz for about a week now and in between perusing the markets, taking a Spanish lesson and chilling in the hostel bar which brews its own beer I've been doing some biking with Gravity ...

The Wild Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild Wild West

A travel blog entry by elianasiri

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Tupiza.... En dejlig by med et meget roligt sydamerikansk tempo - lige noget for os! Tupiza skal mest af alt ses som et pusterum. Selve byen er ret lille og uden fantastiske vidundere, men har dog en rigtig hyggelig stemning, og tager man en lille tur ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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This entry is going to be a long one! We have decided to write up the subsequent entries first and come back to this one when we have more time! 'Bus Time' this entry - N/A  hours Total time on South American buses - 246 ...

Potosi & Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi & Uyuni

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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After La Paz we went to Potosi, which claims to be the highest city in the world at over 4000m. Potosi is famous for the silver mines in the nearby Cerro Rico (Rich mountain). We went for a tour of the mines to see what life is like for the ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ksmc04

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... or great photos but we can upload at present. We are now about to head to the more civilised area of this country(?). Photos later. Hope all are well. Bye for now. Keith & Sharon Bolivia is something else & we are lucky to find a good ...

The long and winding road to Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

The long and winding road to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... . We also got chatting to an Aussie guy (Gus, Augustus). Crossing the border was a joke! If you ever commit a crime, head to Bolivia and you will never be found. We had to fill out visa forms but they just put them on a pile, stamped your passport and ...

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