Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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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Uyuni - Update ...

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 ...

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 ...

From Argentina to Bolivia and the Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

From Argentina to Bolivia and the Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by ambersmith1978

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... been a few days since our last update but we are back on the map after a very exciting 4 day trip from Tupiza to Uyuni in Bolivia! First, we´ll start from where we left off with the trip from Salta, Argentina to Tupiza, Bolivia. To cut a long story ...

Salar de Uyuni & Bolivia's SW Lunar Landscape, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni & Bolivia's SW Lunar Landscape

A travel blog entry by benandlindsey

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... world's largest salt flat! A couple tips for the Salar trip if you end up going... 1. You can go from Tupiza or Uyuni from Bolivia or from San Pedro de Attacama in Chile. It's cheaper to go from Uyuni than Tupiza for the full tour (Uyuni offers 1, ...

Salar de Uyuni - Dreamland!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni - Dreamland!

A travel blog entry by nloon

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What an excellent tour!!! We are so glad we paid the bit extra and went with Red Planet, everything was great about it, our guide, group, food, hostels and of course all of the amazing things we saw along the way. On the first day we went to the train ...

4x4 trip to the Salir de Uyuni salt plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4x4 trip to the Salir de Uyuni salt plains

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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... . He`s also meeting Jamie (girl) who´s coming out this Friday. We took a bus to Tupiza, the "Wild West" of Bolivia.    The whole trip was amazing, no words can describe it. Please see the photos! ...

with a dash of salt please, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

with a dash of salt please

A travel blog entry by billmauz

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... , I thought about what a popsicle I would become if I were stranded on those vast unforgiving plains overnight. Did I mention the coldness of Bolivia yet?  Well, if you are coming from the north this time of year, then don't wait to buy a beanie and ...

The Minuteman has the last laugh!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Minuteman has the last laugh!

A travel blog entry by maireadandconor

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... is a part of Bolivia´s culture and has been for hundreds of years. Coca helps combat the effects of altitude and as most of Bolivia is kilometres above sea level it was something we may need to rely on ourselves. When we eventually arrived in the train ...

Unbelievable Uyuni!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Unbelievable Uyuni!

A travel blog entry by midgesrtw

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... a town there, no-one knows. It is situated in the middle of the most barren area, with one of the harshest climates in Bolivia. The snow made the town even more unpleasant but it was rather festive as the town was filled to the brim with stranded tourists ...

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