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Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights Border crossing. After 7 weeks in Peru it was time to start a new adventure in Bolivia. Crossing the border was incredibly easy as for once everything was explained in english so we weren't walking around like headless chickens. The bus ...

Can you pass the salt please?, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Can you pass the salt please?

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Basin or Salar de Uyuni. We ended up going on an adventurous trip to Rurrenabaque, but since that day I knew I would come back to Bolivia in order to visit Salar de Uyuni. And now I'm here!! I have signed up on a three days jeep adventure with Cordillera ...

Downtime in La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Downtime in La Paz, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 24 January 27th - I arrived in La Paz earlier than expected. The bus circled the outer rim of the city and slowly descended down a steep slope, the view of the city at night was exciting, just a shame my camera could not record what I could see. ...

The Salt Times, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Times

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Onwards and up to our next destination, Uyuni. The gateway town to the Bolivian salt flats, an ancient ocean now dried up forming the largest salt flat in the world at 4,085 square miles (10,582 square km).  We drove out for a day trip, ...

Uyuni Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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The Uyuni Salar is the largest salt flat in the world and one of the most bizare places on the planet.  It's 4,000 square miles of perfectly flat white salt at 12,000 feet above sea level and surrounded by ...

Parties and Political Unreset, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Parties and Political Unreset

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... and Sucre is the capital of the Spanish lowlands.  The current president, Evo Morales, is the first indigenous president in Bolivia's history and he's making changes that the European-Bolivians are not happy with - and there are protests in the ...

The Human Centipede and the Red Lagoon, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Human Centipede and the Red Lagoon

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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... pass out with everything he was trying to tell us.  The first stop was the train graveyard, where the first trains in Bolivia had been abandoned to rust in the salt: a giant playground for adults... seriously there were even see-saws and swings made ...

Jeep Jeep, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Jeep Jeep

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... , two Mexicans, two Canadians, a Fin and a Brit (me!)? A very squashed but spectacular trip through the south west corner of Bolivia! I got the train to Tupiza from Villazon, where I bumped into John and Jim from Canada, and Kathina from Finland, who ...

Mountain Biking the Road of Death - La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Mountain Biking the Road of Death - La Paz

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... 100 lives in a matter of seconds... well, maybe minutes depending on which drop they  fell off.  Two years ago, Bolivia opened a proper 2-lane highway to handle all of the traffic and in the process, created one of ...

Train Cemetery, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Train Cemetery

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Our final stop was the Train Cemetery - an old train junkyard out in the desert and a very cool playground.  I wish I had one of these around when I was a kid!   ...

La Paz - Death Road, Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Death Road

A travel blog entry by florby

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... buffet lunch and shower. Reached La Paz at almost 7.30pm, and proceeded to the Jackie Chan restaurant with Max and Jared, whom we met on the ride for dinner. Glad they liked it. Had a few drinks at the rooftop again before heading to bed. La Paz, ...

Salar de Uyuni - Day 4, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni - Day 4

A travel blog entry by florby

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... farewell with Max and Froilan, our guide. Checked into a B40 hostel located at the bus station area. Had dinner across the street when the lights finally came on. Went back to have a lukewarm shower, and packed our bags to leave Bolivia Uyuni, ...

The Highest Capital City in the World, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

The Highest Capital City in the World

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... on all sides, dotted red by the brick homes that house the poor, and that lead up to the high planes and Bolivia's poorest city, El Alto. Most residents there don't even have running water, sanitation, or electricy. And considering it's extemely cold ...

The Long and Winding Road - The PanPipe Remix, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The Long and Winding Road - The PanPipe Remix

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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Back in 1995 one of those international development banks described the road from La Paz to Coroico as the 'most dangerous in the world' - not including those in Iraq, presumably. This was based on the high number of cars and buses that would fall off ...

Mindblowing Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Mindblowing Bolivia

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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I signed up for a 3 day tour from San Pedro in Chile to Uyuni in Bolivia for $80 USD all inclusive. There are quit a few companies that offer a very similar thing, but I would recommend the company I went with (Estrella del Sur) because I think our food ...

Lady E out drinks every man at the dinner table, Laguna Colorada, Bolivia travel blog

Lady E out drinks every man at the dinner table

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... how difficult it was to breathe. We were a bit at a loss what to do so we went into the hut and got stamped into Bolivia. All of a sudden a few 4WD Land cruisers rolled up. We had bumped into Kieron from Ireland who we met in Salta so we decided to head ...

Salt Flats of the Devil of the Death from Hell..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats of the Devil of the Death from Hell...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Spanish, French, Danish and New Zealandish comprising our tour group. "Huh?" The Land Cruiser bounced along the dusty roads of Bolivia's south west, close inspection revealing it to be a Toyosa model, rather than the better known Toyota. I try and ...

They taught the Inca’s a thing or two, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

They taught the Inca’s a thing or two

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... our final day in La Paz, as a precursor to our trek to Machu Picchu we decided to take a trip to Tiwanaku, Bolivia's most important and impressive archeological site located 72km outside La Paz on the southern shores of Lake Titicaca. The civilisation ...

Climbing Huayna Potosi (20k feet), La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Climbing Huayna Potosi (20k feet)

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... Israelis who just finished their military service and were traveling for a year, and two British medical students who were working in Bolivia. The dodgiest part of the first day was having to walk about 1000 feet across a dam ...

We got him, boys!!!!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

We got him, boys!!!!

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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NEWS EXCLUSIVE BIN IN  BOLIVIA WOULD you Adam and eve it! Today while we were walking through Copacabana town centre we took this amazing snap of what can only be the FBI's number 1 most wanted criminal, sitting in a Bolivian town ...

The salt of the earth, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The salt of the earth

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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After a gorgeous train journey THROUGH bird infested lago Poopo and the desolate plains of south Bolivia it was time for us to understand the REAL meaning of COLD!!!. At 3675m the freezing cold Middle-of-nowhere town of Uyuni is the jump off point for ...

Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz, Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... , it's probably best to say you don't speak any Spanish, then they will probably see you as being too much work. Bolivia We walk over a surprisingly calm border crossing, get our Bolivian entry stamp, and get a taxi to Copacabana, a small Bolivian ...

San Pedro - Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro - Uyuni

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... in that village and continued on travelling by jeep to our next destination. We stopped in a really dead town in the afternoon. The train from Bolivia to Chile runs through it a number of times a week. We met some of the local kids who were full of fun. ...

I understood what poverty really is..., Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

I understood what poverty really is...

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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... you have joined them, you cannot understand what it means.   Today I have visited the famous mine of Potosi in Bolivia.  Potosi has helped significantly to create the wealth of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries by supplying them with ...

In the heart of the colonial splendor of Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

In the heart of the colonial splendor of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Back to hit the shops in LaPaz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Back to hit the shops in LaPaz

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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10am and we said bye to Cynthia and the group and  headed back to the airport for the quick flight to LaPaz.  We'd left all our luggage at the hotel and were travelling just with an overnighter so all was easy.    It was good ...

Waters of life, Las Pampas, Rio Yacuma, near Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Waters of life

A travel blog entry by idarich

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So, after surviving The World's Most Dangerous Road, what's next? In the course of our travels, we'd met several people who told us about the Pampas of Rio Yacumi, a lowland wetland area near Rurrenabaque in Bolivia´s northern Beni Department. ...

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 mcgown

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... Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) is an island in the southern part of Lake Titicaca. It is part of the modern State of Bolivia and is part of the La Paz Department. Geographically, the terrain is harsh; it is a rocky, hilly island. There are no motor ...

Uyuni salt flats tour!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni salt flats tour!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... at soem crazy rock formations, made from this dusty red rock.....with a view of a volcanoe in the distance (half the volcanoe in Bolivia, half in Chille).  Next a laguna lunch and a lonely flamingo to watch. After a couple more lakes, a bunch more ...

Andrew gets a yank from a Cholita who wrestles...., La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Andrew gets a yank from a Cholita who wrestles....

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We got up relatively early this morning, had breakfast in the hostel (bread, jam and coffee) and then went down to the travel agent at the bottom of the street to book a tour to Tiwanaku the pre-Incan ruins and also tickets to Cholitas Wrestling. We were ...

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