Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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 ...

San Pedro and the Salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro and the Salt flats

A travel blog entry by claireanddave

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... next to French people. French people always carry mayonaise.   San Pedro is the launching point for the famous Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia and many people use it as the border crossing from Chile. But the town itself is also a great little spot with ...

Salt flats, flamingoes and volcanoes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats, flamingoes and volcanoes

A travel blog entry by angiedarren

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... Uyuni is the largest, highest salt lake on earth (we´re aware that we´ve been using lots of superlatives recently, but Bolivia is a country of superlatives) and they are immense, blinding and disorentating. As far as the eye can see is a perfectly ...

Henkeäsalpaavia maisemia - Kirjaimellisesti, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Henkeäsalpaavia maisemia - Kirjaimellisesti

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Matka on jatkunut Boliviaan upeaa reittiä pitkin. Maisemat ovat olleet ehdottomasti reissun kärkipäätä - vähän aikaa sitten alkoi jo tuntua, ettei enää jaksa häkeltyä maisemista, mutta kolmen päivän reissu San Pedrosta Uyuniin osoitti luulon ...

The magnificent Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The magnificent Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by carincronje

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... is a very funny guy and we laughed a lot for all their travel stories. Martha spoiled us again with veg soup (tradition in Bolivia it seems), salad, roasted chicken and potatoes. We went outside at a stage to take some pictures of the full moon over the ...

Uyuni, Salt flats, and worst bus ride....ever!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni, Salt flats, and worst bus ride....ever!

A travel blog entry by laytonandjana

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... ..yep, and that town basically had two holes in the ground and a trough for the guys.  Unbelievable.  When we rolled up into Uyuni at 7:30 am, we were thrilled to see our bags and get the heck off that bus.We were nervous that they were all like ...

Bolivia observations, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia observations

A travel blog entry by cornflake

... walked past sveral homeless people past out with drugs or alcohol while others walked roudn them in Ice cream parlours splashing the cash. Bolivia also appeared to smell alot like farts  (ike parts of Peru smelled of Pee)!  Not so much much in ...

Sunrise over Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Sunrise over Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by emilywhitchurch

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Most photos you see of Bolivia's famous Salar de Uyuni salt flats are taken during the dry season, when meters of dry salt pans out in huge honey-comb patterns across this, the world's largest salt flat. Underneath the ice is briny water, rich in ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jenandbatton

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... lakes & Flamingoes (We got a bit laked out!). Claudio prepared lunch at the Chigcuana Salt Flats which are pretty small compared to Uyuni. The train track heads accross these salt flats but only 1 train a day ventures accross! Our arrival to the Hotel del ...

Pass the salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Pass the salt

A travel blog entry by supertramps

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... a lot of time taking stupid photos. We visited a salt hotel, a salt mine, and finished the trip with the train graveyard outside Uyuni. The trip was very good overall and we were lucky to have a good group - our drivers and cooks were very sound too. ...

Vast Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Vast Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by zmasey

Wow what a day, these salt falts are 12,000km² and they are massive. First a little salt factory was visited, it´s in a very very small rural village where the families collect the salt then its processing and put into bags and sold. Bags of salt ...

Uyuni Salt flats and southern Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt flats and southern Bolivia

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

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... Uyuni salt flats A trio of 4-wheel drive vehicles (Toyota Landcruisers) arrived in the morning to pick us up and take us into the Uyuni salt flats, an area of 750 sq. kilometers that is, you guessed it, flat and covered with salt. The salt is several ...

The Altiplano and Uyuni's Salt Lake, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Altiplano and Uyuni's Salt Lake

A travel blog entry by strawberry

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... long drive was ahead of us, but this one was even more spectacular than the last, as we crossed the Altiplano into Bolivia. The scenery included beautiful moutain lakes (one of which was pink!), fantastic mountains, Llamas, flamingos, etc, etc. This ...

Awesome Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Awesome Altiplano

A travel blog entry by coolrara

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The Bolivian Altiplano, or high plain, is simply awesome. Its located at around 3800 m (12500ft) above sea level. A vast expense of mostly flat plains with snow-capped mountains in the background, stunning lakes, and some beautifully formed rocks. A ...

Salt Salt everywhere but not a drop to eat (Andy), Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Salt everywhere but not a drop to eat (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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The biggest reason for us to come to Bolivia was to visit the Salares de Uyuni and south western Bolivia.  Without a doubt the largest tourist attraction in the landlocked nation, the Salares de Uyuni are the worlds biggest salt flat.  The ...

The most amazing scenery!, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The most amazing scenery!

A travel blog entry by ollieinamerica

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... Argentina so it wasn´t so bad - we only fell the building move a little! Tomorrow we move to Sucre, the official capital of Bolivia, which we are told is beautiful. The plan is to have a week of Spanish as we are still struggling around - so annoying ...

60. mmmmm....salty, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

60. mmmmm....salty

A travel blog entry by raycoleman

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We were fast running out of time so we got the overnight train to Uyuni to visit the salt flats. It must be low season or something as the town seemed deserted. We arrived pretty early and tired from the train so we got something to eat and went to find a ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by natascha

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Vi tog afsted fra La Paz med natbussen tirsdag aften. Det var den vaerste bustur vi har haft indtil videre! Vejene ned til Uyuni var simpelthen saa daarlige. Vi ankom tidligt om morgenen og havde besluttet at vi bare ville booke en tur naar vi ankom, da ...

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