Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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 ...

Mmmm, salty...., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mmmm, salty....

A travel blog entry by edc

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... driving between different lakes, seeing a variety of volcanos in the distance. Most impressive of which was Volcan Ollague, on the Bolivia/Chile border, and still smoking away - active on the Chilian side, dormant on the Bolivian side. We saw the stone ...

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 ...

Le Salar d'Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Le Salar d'Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ethnikalatina

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... Salar d'Uyuni est un des rares sites naturels au monde qui nous plongent dans un univers enfantin et drôle.    Le Salar d'Uyuni derrière son incroyable et majestueuse immensité est devenu pour nous une énorme partie de jeu ...

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. ...

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 ...

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