Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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The Bolivian Salt Flats - A Uyunique Experience, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Salt Flats - A Uyunique Experience

A travel blog entry by lauraandjim

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... at most stops. We felt very lucky. We put our amigos on a bus to Potosi and Wanker kindly dropped us off at our Hostel in Uyuni to end our 3 day madventure.  "Hold on a minute, what about Chile?"  We hear you ask.  Don´t fret avid ...

Salt flats!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats!

A travel blog entry by robbiej

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... getting to this old building in the middle of nowhere. This was home for the night. The next day we continued to explore Bolivia and the Andes. Words cannot truly do this place justice. Every time you look up, there was something amazing to see. The ...

The Bolivian Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Altiplano

A travel blog entry by ac123

... a good deal of 600Bs for a 3 day tour including a sleeping bag, departing tomorrow. I won't bore anyone with a description of Uyuni, it really is just a few streets filled with tourist agencies and some small shops. However, I have found some of the best ...

White Buildings and White Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

White Buildings and White Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by bilinga

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... green rolling hills of Samaipata and nine hours drive through the dusty cactus forests, we arrived in Sucre, the judicial capital of Bolivia and a town steeped in history. From our beautiful homestay on the hill in the suburb of Recoleta we had ...

(sat: 28/09/02) departed puno peru and ..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

(sat: 28/09/02) departed puno peru and ...

A travel blog entry by paddington

(Sat: 28/09/02). Departed Puno, Peru and headed South towards Bolivia. Passed evidence of road blocks set up by the locals to disrupt (and stone) passing traffic on the day of the general strike. Nice. Got to sit up front of the truck with Aussie driver ...

First Class to Uyuni. From one hole to another, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

First Class to Uyuni. From one hole to another

A travel blog entry by willandliz

... are finally out of Tupiza! Liz is all recovered and we made our escape in very classy fashion, via a first class train, arriving in Uyuni at midnight last night. The first class wasn´t all caviar and Dom P, but it was heated, with full recliners and was ...

In the middle of nowhere!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

In the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

Soon to ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jkingham

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The biggest salt flat in the wooorrrllldd!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The biggest salt flat in the wooorrrllldd!!

A travel blog entry by lallie

... background. Dotted along the way were random crosses marking graves....the mind wanders at why they were there and under what circumstances.   We arrived back to Uyuni after a fascinating day and waited for our bus which would take us to La ...

San Pedro de Atacama and Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro de Atacama and Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... anxious to keep moving. Our goal from San Pedro was to book a 4x4 tour through the salt flats of Bolivia ending in the town of Uyuni. There are countless companies offering this tour so we starting checking in to see what each offered. They all seemed ...

Olivia reaches Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Olivia reaches Bolivia

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

To get to Bolivia....or at least somewhere habitable in Bolivia we did a 3 day rattle over the Bolivian dessert and salt flats in the back of a 4x4 accompanied by 2 Scots and a Croat and of course Bolivia - the driver! We started in San Pedro in a ...

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... landscapes, I think I should let the pictures speak for themselves... Nous venons juste de terminer une excursion de 3 jours dans le Salar de Uyuni (immense désert de sel, 12500 km2) et dans la région du Sud Lípez. A mon avis, les paysages les ...

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!, Tupiza, Uyuni and Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!

A travel blog entry by billyandtrav

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... hotel room. (3pound for an hour, a splash-out I think was justified!!). Tour 2, The Salar del Uyuni tour is the most famous and popular in Bolivia. 4 days in a jeep travelling around the most remote and beautiful scenery imaginable (actually it was ...

Weak and watery, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Weak and watery

A travel blog entry by alexbicknell

... to rain. Soon the streets were about a foot deep in water - flowing in torrents. Dismounting our horses became a major hazard. High Bolivia only gets 300mm of rain each year - the problem is not quantity but the complete absence of drains. It says a ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by john-and-min

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... other operators, would stop and offer assistance. One car must have blown its wheel hub seal thingos. The mechanic had come from Uyuni with a replacement vehicle and had the axle apart ready to drive it 10 hours home form near the Chile border. He used a ...

My Birthday!  Uyuni Salt Lakes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

My Birthday! Uyuni Salt Lakes

A travel blog entry by salsals

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... dinner, where Freddie announced that his birthday present from his parents was money to go out for a nice meal.  Well we were in Bolivia so the money actually meant we all had huge dinner of pizza, and then went to the cactus bar and drank all night, ...

The One Where we Partied in The Desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The One Where we Partied in The Desert

A travel blog entry by 3trippers

Servus!! In Uyuni angekommen, die bis jetzt mit abstand haesslichste Stadt die wir bis jetzt gesehen haben, sind wir schnell in ein Tour-Buero gegangen, da sich ein gewaltiger Sandsturm angenaehert hat. Wir waren zusammen mit einem Deutschen, 2 ...

Day of Waiting and Todo Turismo, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day of Waiting and Todo Turismo

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

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... and went for breakfast and eventually, out of laziness, we went with Fatima, the gold toothed tout who had been following us around all morning... salar de uyuni... 3 dias - 2 noches...! We bought our supplies and off we went...into www.loopylamb.com ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by adfieldbigtrip

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... few photos of the journey to give you a flavour. The end of the tour marked the end of our time in  Bolivia ... a great country with great people, sights, suonds and especially prices.  We only wished we could have stayed longer! Sorry ...

Heaven = Earth, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Heaven = Earth

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... geweldig of prachtig was, met uitzondering van Iguazu en Porito Moreno misschien. Het gebied tussen San Pedro de Atacama (Chili) en Uyuni (Bolivia) is zo verschrikkelijk mooi, dat er geen andere conclusie te trekken valt dat de hemel zich gewoon op aarde ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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This entry is going to be a long one! We have decided to write up the subsequent entries first and come back to this one when we have more time! 'Bus Time' this entry - N/A  hours Total time on South American buses - 246 ...

Potosi & Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi & Uyuni

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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... ;rather than the British, when the guide mentioned a few British pirates!). We then had a really rough day on the road to get to Uyuni which is famous for the Salar de Uyuni, the world´s largest salt flat. We had a great day out on the salt flats and ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ksmc04

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Hola there!! We have made it to Uyuni in Bolivia after 3 days in a 4x4 across what seem the worst roads we have ever been on & across a salt flats covered 10cms of water!! Yes thats right. Talk about a change in direction. This wasnt in the ...

More salt Vicar?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

More salt Vicar?

A travel blog entry by thefletchers

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... best until last. For anyone thinking of going to Bolivia this is definitely a must do!!! We then arrived in Uyuni.. our first town in Bolivia and straight away we were struck by how different everything seemed. The people really look different.. far less ...

Sucre, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by ricnkate

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... by Bolivian nurses incapable of finding a vein. See last post if that makes no sense! Sucre is the university city of Bolivia and although many of its buildings are beautifully old and white with little balconies and wooden doors (even newly built ones ...

Salt Flats, Lagoons and Flamingos, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats, Lagoons and Flamingos

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... speak a word of English. We started the trip with a visit to the "train cemetery". After the collapse of the mining industry in Bolivia in the 1940s, many trains were abandoned and now serve as one of the first stops of the Salt Flats tour. We then moved ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by amyabroad

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... .  There were piles and piles of salt just outside the town. Our last stop was the "train graveyard", just outside of Uyuni.  It is a collection of old, rusted trains all abandoned in the same place.  After enjoying my first hot shower in ...

A totally OUT OF THIS WORLD experience!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A totally OUT OF THIS WORLD experience!

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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... military, no fences and no walls. Bolivian border control! Unbelievable! So now I'm stamped in and I am officially in Bolivia! Woooo! After a hearty breakfast at the border provided by our tour operator Cordillera Travel we embarked upon our 4x4 journey. ...

Amazing Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing Bolivia

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

This is one of the big milestones of our trip - the 3 day trip from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni, Bolivia, in a 4x4. Laura, my cousin, did this trip before and after seeing her pictures and hearing the stories, we knew that this trip would be a must. ...

A road of hell, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A road of hell

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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Well it is now 11th of April and after such a disastrous  day yesterday we are having a great relaxing time here in Uyuni, Bolivia. Yesterday we started out of Ticara just after 8am and as usual before long I was taking photos of the wonderful ...

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