Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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 ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by nybridge

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... four days. Our mild mannered cook and equally tempered driver settled in and we were off into the untameable, barren regions of Bolivia`s SW. Motored up into the mountains with spectacular needle-like geo forms reaching up into the early 4000m - this is ...

Salar de Uyuni, day three, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni, day three

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Day three brought us another puncture and we had to use a spare wheel from another truck in our group. Although there were blue skies and it was sunny, it was freezing outside with a strong wind and my lips got really chapped. I loved seeing the ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by kateiorton

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... we had to see which was just rusty trains in the middle of nowhere. We arrived back today to discover its the birhtday of Uyuni so a party is going on tomorrow. There is a car rally going round the streets currently so they are closed to traffic but ...

Uyuni & El Salar, Bolivia (day 15), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni & El Salar, Bolivia (day 15)

A travel blog entry by mcurtin

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... of mass confusion and disorganization. Finally, we crammed into the crowded jeep, introduced ourselves to each other, and headed out of Uyuni onto the "roadway" (there are no roads, haha). Our guide/driver Andrés was very quiet, and spoke about 10 ...

Light Side of the Moon, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Light Side of the Moon

A travel blog entry by daisytom

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... their unwordly dimensions but let´s cover how we got there first. Having got as far as Oruro - around halfway between La Paz and Uyuni, where the Salt Flat trips take place - we made our way to the train station to pick up tickets for the same day train ...

Shower time!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Shower time!!

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Where are Uyuni?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Where are Uyuni?

A travel blog entry by nybridge

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Picture a bleak land, ice wind...I mean fin cold at night. Nic has altitude sickness...in bed (Steve had a spell on the Salar)....Should be ok in a day.... One more night to be had in this place..............Better go buy a poncho, the sun`s disappearing ...

Into Bolivia, Chiquana, Chile travel blog

Into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by captss955

Customs into Bolivia is easy (we were prepared for a bigger challenge) the payment of a fee, a new form and we set off to Uyumi and the desert of Salar de Uyumi.  This is tough country and we ride carefully and slowly to conserve the bikes ...

Brrrrlivia....frozen lakes, snow and flamingos???, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Brrrrlivia....frozen lakes, snow and flamingos???

A travel blog entry by maxigrove

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... spend one night there but we had another interesting situation happen. We were at the company office of our busline to head to Uyuni, Bolivia (a 12 hour overnight bus ride) and it was about an hour before we were ready to depart that the busline manager ...

The worlds biggest Salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The worlds biggest Salt flats

A travel blog entry by kyliestravels

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12,000sq klms of pure salt. It is said to be one of those´see it to believe it¨things. Well I saw it and now i believe it. Did a 3 day jeep 4x4wd tour. Lots of driving and freezing cold conditions. Formed from prehistoric lake that dried up. ...

Bolivia Salt Flats etc, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia Salt Flats etc

A travel blog entry by nath27

... ONE toilet stop in a horrid cafe, we made it to Uyuni, the start point for our 3 day salt flats tour in south-west Bolivia. We met fellow passengers (French couple and Ozzie couple) who seemed nice and our driver/cook for the trip, Milton: a very ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by benihnio

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... at a border crossing. I guess it´s all the official looking people, never been a fan, safely inside Bolivia we investigated the possibilities of getting to Uyuni that night, but we were informed there were no busses at night, because of a bus strike. ...

4WD into the Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Peru travel blog

4WD into the Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by veronicadaniel

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I spent my birthday in the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia on a 4 day jeep trip with 7 other people. It was a fantastic trip, we saw some of the most amazing landscape I have every seen. We drove through the highest salt flat in the world where all you can see ...

Zon, zout en wij op de Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Zon, zout en wij op de Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by mirjamenmarcia

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... paspoorten. We zijn officieel in Bolivia! Er staan een aantal oude Toyota jeeps klaar voor de reizigers die over de Salar de Uyuni Bolivia de komende drie dagen zullen rondcrossen, net als wij. We stappen uit en ondanks het heldere weer is het ontzettend ...

Tunupa Volcano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Tunupa Volcano

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... for the country. Evo Morales is the President and forms part of one of the three indian groups that live in Bolivia (Quechua, Aymara and Guarani). Evo is pushing laws and changes to increase the presence of indians in the state administration ...

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