Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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White and salty, Uyuni Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

White and salty

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... favorite Kati... and great sleep until we had our last day (friday) of the tour which lead us to another highlight: the Salar de Uyuni, thhe slat flats. An absolute must for us as it is the most highest and biggest salt lake in the world. The only place ...

The Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by prbrown

... , Danielle (NZ), Joel (US) and Alex (Brazil): Ricketty old bus on a very ordinary road but some interesting sights. South West Bolivia makes Australia look positively fertile. It doesn't look far on the map from Potosi to Uyuni but it takes 7 hours on the ...

Salt flats, colourful lakes and flamingoes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats, colourful lakes and flamingoes

A travel blog entry by sanjay17

... arrived (far too early) the next morning, and after realising altitude sickness really isnt that bad we decided to go to Uyuni in south Bolivia that night. Bus there was uneventful, freezing cold in the middle of the night and if you looked out of the ...

Higher than a Kite, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Higher than a Kite

A travel blog entry by davo.and.bethan

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Our next adventure was a tour across the peaks of the desert into Bolivia and to the Salt Flats near Uyuni. Sophie, Rosie, Tony and us all booked to be on the same tour using a company we had been recommended. First stop on the tour was being transported ...

Salt, flamingos and funny coloured lakes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, flamingos and funny coloured lakes

A travel blog entry by mlc

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... I felt that we had changed centuries. This as not unexpected as Chile is the powerhouse economy of South America, and Bolivia the poorest. This was illustrated graphically even before we reached the border. The  highway continued to Argentina - flat ...

Pit stop in Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Pit stop in Uyuni

A travel blog entry by atullgupta

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... region back in 2007. The hotel was a bit luxurious for Uyuni, and we immediately got ourselves a nice shower and a long snooze. Uyuni itself was a ghost town on the Sunday (day of rest of course!); but having been here before, it usually teems with ...

san pedro to uyini, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

san pedro to uyini

A travel blog entry by niallquaid

the trip was epic!!! we went across desrt with snow capped mountains in the background up volcanoes, down steep roads, through the biggest salt lake in the world, massive rocks arhhhh this one is way to hard to explain. i will try and get eh itinery ...

First experiences in Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

First experiences in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rayandgill

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... I (Gill) picked up last week and to bring the Pod up-to-date with our goings-on since we left Argentina and entered Bolivia at the beginning of this month. Almost a month has passed since we crossed the border into Villazon, Bolivia´s border town. ...

Salar De Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar De Uyuni

A travel blog entry by olivierdbck

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... Bolivia te betreden.  Een nieuw land en dus ook nieuwe verwachtingen.  Voor mijne portemonnee alleszins een goeie zaak want Bolivia is het armste en goedkoopste land van Zuid Amerika.  Zoals gezegd gingen we deze keer niet voor de klassieke ...

Riding Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Riding Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kit10

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... and "rainy" seasons. Unfortunately I arrived in the "rainy" season. So much for my summer vacation. I joined a tour group here in Bolivia. Even though I met quite a few people travelling on my own, it was nice to sit back and let someone else do all ...

SALAR de UYUNI..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

SALAR de UYUNI...

A travel blog entry by gurcanelbek

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... are yu from?" Ben de TÜRKİYE dedim ve "O zman neden ingilzce konuşuyoruz dediler. Neşe ve Evrim ile buluşmamız çok mutlu bir MERHABA oldu bizlere Uyuni'de. Asla unutmayacağım nefis bir an. MERHABA ...

4x4 trip into Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4x4 trip into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by wabbey

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... although no less unique. Next up on the agenda was a 3-day 4x4 journey across an array of spectacular landscapes to Uyuni in Bolivia, country number 5 of our trip. The journey started by getting to know some of our travelling companions while standing in ...

UYUNI, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

UYUNI

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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... worden en we zijn ontzettend moe. Het hele verhaal komt denk ik pas wanneer we in Salta (Argentinië) zijn op dinsdag? Wel al vast een paar foto's van deze trip. Veel liefs van ons uit het zonnige Bolivia, waar het net trouwens ook heel even ...

You can do it Bernie!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

You can do it Bernie!!

A travel blog entry by nickandhelen

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... I´m afraid, the highlight of which was a pretty stream we stopped by for lunch. We got to our destination, which was called Uyuni, just after dark and it couldn´t have come any sooner, as our truck (who´s called Bernie if you weren´t aware) ...

Driving through Baraka, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Driving through Baraka

A travel blog entry by therasp

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... thing you must do in life, this is it) Breathtaking views as we bounced 4 days in a 4x4 jeep across the 11,000 sqKm Uyuni Salt Flats, across miles of deserts (that made me feel as though I was travelling through your eyes on the Saraha Dad), witnessing ...

Salt just can´t be this bon....can it?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt just can´t be this bon....can it?

A travel blog entry by maireadandconor

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... on the ears with the mensa wannabies wining on about different types of flamingos and a National Geographic programme about pumas in Bolivia. But we only had to look at our guidebook to see that their mental capacity amounted to reciting passages from ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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... sent his kids out to stock us up. This is a dusty little town which has a surprising number of basic but decent eateries. Bolivia all over! We took a walk with Dominik, Rahel and Andy to the train graveyard. This is one of the few places of interest ...

Ostatni dzien  wyprawy Salar, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Ostatni dzien wyprawy Salar

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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... . Umiejscowiona jest pod wulkanem  Licancabur, ma slicznie zielony kolor. Spedzamy tu troche czasu i ruszamy w droge powrotna do Uyuni.  Po ciezkiej drodze, zmeczeni poprzednia noca meldujemy sie ok 18-stej. Wynajmujemy pokoj w hostelu, aby ...

SALT FLATS, UYUNI SCHOOL AND CREPE PAPER, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

SALT FLATS, UYUNI SCHOOL AND CREPE PAPER

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... £2.  The whole process is Victorian.  Apparently this is an American/Bolivian venture (Consorcio Rosario) which demonstrated to us why Bolivia is so anti-foreign investment as the person who signed this contract sold this community out big time. We ...

The Salt Flats of Bolivia, Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... 1 hour away along a dirt road. None of our bags were checked and we were told by our guide that you can bring anything into Bolivia (inc drugs, guns) as they don’t care but if they did find something on you a bribe would be required. Some of the ...

Uyuni Salt Flat tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Flat tour

A travel blog entry by arnykim

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... on another planet. On a side note, our guide, Ambrosio, worked with National Geographic a few months ago on a piece on Southwestern Bolivia, so keep an eye out over the next several issues for a glimpse of his work! He also happened to be our Jeep ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by jaycara

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After a 12 hour local bus journey from hell (the road was so bumpy and it was impossible to sleep) we arrived in Uyuni and began a 3 day tour of the Salt Flats. Seven of us set off into the distance crammed into a rickety old jeep (which was to be our ...

Bolivia - Day 4, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia - Day 4

A travel blog entry by soummo

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April 27th, 2006 - Uyuni 6:20pm Thursday, April 27th The following morning, Julieta left at 7:30am to go to Cuzco by bus, while I took a half-day trip to a town called Chacataya, Bolivia´s main place to go skiing. I had organized the trip through ...

Day 18, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 18

A travel blog entry by longwayup

... at 6,542 metres (21,460 ft) located in the Oruro Department. Lake Titicaca is located on the border between Bolivia and Peru. The Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, lies in the southwest corner of the country, in the department of Potosí. ...

Sun, Sand and Sulphur!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Sun, Sand and Sulphur!

A travel blog entry by jaftc

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... border town of Villazon, although brief, immediately allowed us to appreciate the difference between Argentina and Bolivia.  Well known as the poorest South American country Boliva  was awash with unpaved ...

The Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by filly

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... much.  Our final day was another early start to see the sun rise on the salt flats.This was the great salt flat of Uyuni which something like 15,000 km sq. Its pristine white desert as far as the eye can see. We stopped of at ...

Salar de Uyuni and volcano country, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni and volcano country

A travel blog entry by tomclairelorenc

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We did a three day trip into the Salar de Uyuni and deserts and volcano country of south west Bolivia with Andes Salt Expeditions. It was a great trip, the scenery is unreal. We started in the Salar de Uyuni, a vast salt pan, over 12,000 square ...

A different world, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A different world

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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... binnenreden. Het gevoel 'we're no longer in kansas anymore'. Je ziet pas hoe westers Chili en Argentinië zijn als je Bolivia binnenkomt. De veranderingen waren al enigszinds begonnen in de Humuaca kloof en in de oase van San Pedro de Atacama, maar niks ...

Salt desert (Salar de Uyuni, Bolivian Salt Flats), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt desert (Salar de Uyuni, Bolivian Salt Flats)

A travel blog entry by irenan

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... place was probably the main reason (or at least one of the most important ones) why we went to Bolivia...     The size of Salar de Uyuni (over 10 000 square kilometers, or around 4 000 square miles) makes it the largest salt flat in ...

The Uyuni Calama-ty, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Uyuni Calama-ty

A travel blog entry by sbarnett

... help us with our proposed itinerary. The plan was to take a three day tour from San Pedro up to the salt flats at Uyuni in Bolivia, visiting geysers and coloured lakes on the way but, having spoken to a very helpful tour guide, we decided to postpone that ...

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