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Next Time I Say Lets Go Someplace Like Bolivia ..., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Next Time I Say Lets Go Someplace Like Bolivia ...

A travel blog entry by itsbob21

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... for five minutes of entertainment for the ladies of Tupiza. Flattered as I was, I had plans to meet a friend in Oruro (Bolivia's biggest Carnaval celebration) that night so I was forced to decline. The bus failed to arrive due to the rains and though it ...

Droga do Tupizy- Boliwia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Droga do Tupizy- Boliwia

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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Spimy zbyt dlugo i musimy sie mocno spieszyc by zdazyc na autobus, w tym calym chaosie do konca niejestesmy pewni czy wszystko zabralismy z hostelu. Podroz do La Quiaca praktycznie przesypiamy. Na miejsce dotarlismy  przed 14-sta.  Na dworcu ...

Tupiza and back in the saddle!!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and back in the saddle!!

A travel blog entry by freyal

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... our trip to the Salar de Uyuni (salt flats).  We had vaguely met a couple of guys in Potosi and ran into them again in Tupiza and decided to join them for a 5 day journey to the salt flats.   We had 2 days before we were to leave and the ...

Tupiza - Wild Wild West! Spectacular, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza - Wild Wild West! Spectacular

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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... (but that story coming later).... Sunday we get our cowboy hats on and go for a 3 hour horse ride into the Canyons of Tupiza (super fun!)  Cantering a bit parry whilst our young guide laughs! 4 day 4x4 tour organised leaving at 9 am in the morning ...

Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia

A travel blog entry by dagstar

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On 19th May we entered Bolivia. Passing through customs with no problems, the difference between Argentina and Bolivia was immediatly obvious. The feel was generally less well off and less comercalised. The roads were dirt roads, and there were small ...

Ride 'em cowboy!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Ride 'em cowboy!

A travel blog entry by jttours

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... for a pit stop in a small town the brakes almost failed and we nearly went careering into the market. Eventually we arrived in Tupiza and found a really quite swanky hostel (well compared to the one we stayed in at Uyuni it was the Ritz!). The perfect ...

Horse back riding, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horse back riding

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... time was an excuse for Cezars horse to flirt and hit on our horses. Four hours was just enough as we got home our buts were quite sore. We packed our stuff around noon and headed to the bus station to leave Bolivia for the last time go to ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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42. Tupiza in a pod!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

42. Tupiza in a pod!

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

... though, but they're always welcome! After a pleasantly short walk from the bus terminal to the hostel, we took a stroll. Tupiza centre is a typical Bolivian town but it was hot and carnival was on so we were subsequently pelted with water balloons, ...

Sucre to Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre to Tupiza

A travel blog entry by risint

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... still was good to have done it. From Tupiza we intended to go to Argentina via Villazon on the border. Another Bolivian bus journey to be had... again with no toilets on board. Bolivia seems not to believe in toilets on busses, unlike Ecuador and ...

Crossing the Border to Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Crossing the Border to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

... the name sounds dangerous but really, it's no different to Argentina, or is it? I was a little apprehensive upon arriving in Bolivia. All the stories, the kidnappings, the drugs and underworld crime worried me a little. On arriving at the border of ...

The wild, wild west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The wild, wild west

A travel blog entry by mattandbecca

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... the miracle of Viaxin, I no longer cough all day. We also just got to have some adventure canyoneering in southern Bolivia. It´s alot like Utah or Arizona. I´ve been uploading pictures forever! Satellite internet doesn´t upload well. I need ...

Bilan de la Bolivie, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Bilan de la Bolivie

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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-Beaucoup trop court : comme nous sommes restés une semaine de plus que prévu au Pérou et que nous avons loué un appartement à Buenos Aires, nous n'avions plus que 2 semaines en banque pour visiter la Bolivie. Et oui! même en voyage d’un an, ...

Day 164 - Southwest Circuit (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Day 164 - Southwest Circuit (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... of the next 4 days in each other's pockets, so it was important that we got on well. There were 2 other jeeps leaving today from Tupiza Tours, one with 6 Irish guys & girls in, and the other with 2 French and 2 from the Basque country. We set off ...

Kedeng Kedeng Oehoe! en nu de jeep in..., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Kedeng Kedeng Oehoe! en nu de jeep in...

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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Hoi Allemaal, We zijn vannacht met de trein naar Tupiza gegaan en waren om ongeveer kwart voor negen hier, tassen afwachten en naar het hostel gelopen. Raad eens, we kunnen nu nog mee in een jeep op de 4 daagse tour. Dat betekent dat we binnen het ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by alexp02

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... more expensive singles don't also smell the same way? I think I also suffered from some altitude sickness upon arriving in Bolivia.  I had a huge headache all day Sunday, not too surprising since Tupiza is about 3,000 meters (nearly 10,000 feet) ...

Hunting for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Hunting for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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... beer and water, for a whopping 35 Bolivianos - about 3.50 pounds! Since then, we have spent a bit more time taking it easy - Tupiza is a VERY laid back town in a beautiful setting (about 3000m above sea level). It is very safe, and got plenty of little ...

Horse riding in the Bolivian Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horse riding in the Bolivian Wild West

A travel blog entry by grahamnalex

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... room, and headed out to find somewhere to get some horses and a guide to explore the vast canyon lands which surround the town. Bolivia is fantastic for this sort of thing as the people are very friendly and they are always ready to organise a trip around ...

Raindrops keep falling on my head, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Raindrops keep falling on my head

A travel blog entry by markandrebecca

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Quite a scary drive over to Tupiza near the boarder with Argentina today. We took a couple of wrong turns and Skank our driver performed a 3 point turn on a ridge which really didn´t seem wide enough. I think we all thought we were going to topple over ...

Wild West, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Wild West

A travel blog entry by gilesandjane

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An extra stop for some horse riding and a ...

Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

A travel blog entry by leanneleonard

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... , watching the roads, guarding the train stations and looking for strangers in villages throughout southern Bolivia. Butch & Sundance skirted their way around Tupiza and followed the long rugged trail to San Vincente. At sundown on November 6th they ...

Day 165 - Southwest Circuit (Day 2), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Day 165 - Southwest Circuit (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... would be signs and boardwalks everywhere and bus loads of Japanese tourists! Out here, in the south-west corner of Bolivia, it was just us, jeeps and Mother Nature. Fantastic. This place reminded me of the "mirror lakes" near Milford Sound, ...

bad food good times, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

bad food good times

A travel blog entry by billmauz

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As I neared the Argentina border, I stopped in Tupiza, Bolivia for a quick visit.  For those that don't know, the infamous outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met their demise right around this area.  Robbing the now defunct trains of ...

Going downhill (literally, not figuratively...), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Going downhill (literally, not figuratively...)

A travel blog entry by laura_sheen

... ferrets running around :oD unfortunately it actually means ironmonger which is far less exciting. Also I love that way that everyone in Bolivia calls each other amigo/amiga - its so friendly :o) So just a short one today, not suprising as I havent ...

Tupiza in a pod, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza in a pod

A travel blog entry by bigusredus

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... only problem is EVERYTHING is covered in thick brown dust, it is absolutely everywhere. In fact Julie says I am full of it!!!!!! Tupiza is a nice town, with a "is it half started or half finished" look. The locals were preparing for a forthcoming street ...

Crap Tours and the Bolivian Weight Loss Programme!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Crap Tours and the Bolivian Weight Loss Programme!

A travel blog entry by willandliz

... find another couple to go with us. We were a little worried about this as nothing was confirmed, and decided to inquire elsewhere. Tupiza Tours (an attachment to Hostel Mitreu), told us that there was a tour leaving, on the correct day...so we signed up ...

Ride em cowboys...and  girls, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Ride em cowboys...and girls

A travel blog entry by nikieandjames

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... The whole reason for coming here, other than my head not exploding, was that you can take an alternative Salt Flat tour starting in Tupiza and ending in Uyuini. It is more expensive to take this route but we had heard good things about it, and our options ...

Day 3.....somewhere in Boliva, Bolivia..somewhere!, Bolivia travel blog

Day 3.....somewhere in Boliva

A travel blog entry by hotteawhereever

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Day 3...not as an early as a start as the day before but still early...thsi was a cool day...we headed towards the famous Bolivian images i`d seen before...again the day started out cool lots of sunshine....but then the clouds came and th storms ...

Trip to the moon..., Southwestern Circuit - Tupiza to Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Trip to the moon...

A travel blog entry by nikieandjames

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... (green lagoon) situated right underneath Volcan Licancabur (nearly 6000m) straddling the Chilean border in the very southwest corner of Bolivia. From there we drove back through the Dali desert and continued climbing up to the highest point of our ...

Day 163 - Potosi to Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Day 163 - Potosi to Tupiza

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... altitude. We arrived at their tiny little bus station and walked to our hotel, which got quite warm in the blazing sunlight! Tupiza itself is a funny little place, probably the smallest town we've been to in South America (except our base for the Colca ...

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