Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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 ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by esteban

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More photos from our tour of the Salar de ...

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 ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jonshorter

... than 25,000 tons is extracted annually. All miners working in the Salar belong to Colchani's cooperative. Every November, Salar de Uyuni is also the breeding grounds for three species of South American flamingos: the Chilean, James's and Andean flamingos. ...

The Bolivian Outback - Day 2, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Outback - Day 2

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... and they cut the electricity at 9 p.m.  The good news was that, contrary to the rumors we’d heard back in Uyuni, showers were available (for 10 bolivianos extra, of course).  The shower room was pretty creepy, with sheets tacked up as ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by stubo

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The trip to Uyuni  is actually more important than the place. The Salt flats sit inbetween Chile, Argentina and Bolivia and the only way to see them is by jeap. We got a good tour with an agency to see them over 4 days returning to San Pedro ...

The Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by chris_lynz

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... and a first glance, the clear scene still looks like the shore of the ancient Lago Minchin, which previously covered most of southwest Bolivia. Of course as you get closer the trick of the eye begins to come clear and you realise that there isn't a ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by rhonamcd

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... From Tupiza we took a 4 day tour to visit the Salar de Uyuni, the surrounding coloured lagunas, and spectacular scenery. The Salar de Uyuni is the world´s largest salt flat covering over 12,000 sq km and is at 3653m. We were sharing our jeep with Amber ...

Laguna Colorada, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Laguna Colorada

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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The third day of our trip has been a mix of long hours on a 4x4 along different desserts and wonderful sights of rock formations, volcanos and different coloured lakes. Theres is widelife all over the place (especially Llamas, Flamingos and ...

Geysers and Laguna Verde, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Geysers and Laguna Verde

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... the other hand, the relaxing swim in the thermal waters is better in Chile where you can actually swim around (it is deep enough). In Bolivia you can just sit and you need to compete with loads of people for a gap... The best of course was the pancake ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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... was the possibility to see so much including Flamingos, beautiful mountains, strange coloured lagoons, Llama's, geezers and lots of snow. Bolivia is full of beauty and not the country of bland high desserts I had imagined. After returning from the trip ...

Landlocked, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Landlocked

A travel blog entry by jimmyenroute

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... often forced into tourist tours. I found myself in a jeep with folks from Switzerland, Germany and Cuba (exiled). Driving through Salar de Uyuni, you should have lots of suncream as there are - what seems like - two skies; one above, one below (see ...

The Highlight of my trip - The Salt Desert, Salar D Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Highlight of my trip - The Salt Desert

A travel blog entry by tomer

The Salar is Amazing Hundred of kilometers of salt, all white! I can't explain the feeling in words, you just have to go there someday! There is a small island in the Salar with all kinds of animals and cacti, a hawk ate out of my hand which was ...

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, ...

4x4 Bolliva, Laguna verde, colorado and uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4x4 Bolliva

A travel blog entry by iwanellis

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Blog i ddilyn/=Blog to follow Dim amer cael gormod o fflipin hwyl! No time having too much friggin ...

The Evil Rug Rats Fan, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Evil Rug Rats Fan

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

... English couple. Somehow Chilean immigration had failed to give them an exit stamp. Mr Rug Rats only allowed them into Bolivia after great persuasion. Then he warned them that they may have difficulty getting back into Chile, which had been their ...

Across the wilderness, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Across the wilderness

A travel blog entry by greg

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... when I wanted to take a picture of a donkey! Great scenery, snow capped mountains and volcanoes in the distance. Arrived in Uyuni at 4.00pm, it was boiling hot. Explored the town which certainly has the desolate feel of something from a western movie. ...

bolivia, SALAR DE UYUNI, Bolivia travel blog

bolivia

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

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iv just spent 5 days in southern bolivia in a place called salar de uyuni. the salar is basicaly a huge kinda prehistoric salt lake thats water has evaporated and left a huge thick layer of salt that covers 12000 square km´s. we arrived in the town of ...

A pinch of Salt please, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A pinch of Salt please

A travel blog entry by vmcelani

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... an ex pat who went to UMASS Amherst and started a pizza joint there where he met his wife and they decided to move back to Bolivia.  Well his pizza was the best I have tasted in South America full with wood ovens and thin crust!  Amazing!  ...

Arrival at 3am, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Arrival at 3am

A travel blog entry by sheerin09

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... looked great and came complete with the smallest door in South America - Jim cracked his head on the way in - clearly few people in Bolivia are over 4´2" tall. Great, tour booked - nothing to do but chill and check out in the morning and pay the bill. ...

3 Days into Bolivia...Awesome!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

3 Days into Bolivia...Awesome!

A travel blog entry by kendranaaron

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We left early on Thursday morning, and have arrived here in Uyuni, Bolivia...it was incredible! The 3 day trek started with us meeting with various folks in front of the travel office in San Pedro at 8 in the morning, for a bus to the Bolivian ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by johnniemorrow

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I got a bus from Potosi to Uyuni which was about 8 hours along a really crap road. People in bolivia are striking all the time, one of the strikes that was on when I was in La Paz was people protesting for tarmac...after seeing this road I don´t blame ...

Into the Mountain, Potasi, Bolivia travel blog

Into the Mountain

A travel blog entry by dan_connaughton

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From La Paz we made tracks to the highest city in the world, Potasi. We landed early morning on an overnight bus, and it was freezing!! Its over 4km above sea level. At one stage this was the richest town in the world due to the huge amounts of silver in ...

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