Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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DAY 3 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 45, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

DAY 3 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 45

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... next stop, the village of San Juan on the Bolivian / Chilean border. Here we saw the railway which transports the minerals from Bolivia to Chile. There were lots of local dogs here and Raina fed them all of our left overs. They were really friendly and ...

DAY 4 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 46, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

DAY 4 Salt Flat jeep tour 14/10/13-17/10/13 day 46

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... like the salt hostel we stayed at the previous night.  We drove on a little further when we eventually arrived in the town of Uyuni, the final point for our trip. Here we had a final meal together and booked in to a dirt cheap hostel where we had a ...

Salt, Salt and more Salt!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, Salt and more Salt!

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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... , but in the war of the pacific with Chile they lost 120,000kmsq of land to them, leaving them landlocked. In a treaty in 1904 Bolivia was given access to Chile’s ports for exports and imports, but it’s all up in the air again now as Bolivia ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

... en bovendien waren wij gek en waanzinnig onbeleefd en respectloos. Op Mark z´n vraag of we hier echt in Bolivia waren antwoorde de vrouw: nee, in Uyuni. vervolgens dreigde ze de politie erbij te halen..denk je alles gehad te hebben... Hebben maar eieren ...

Take me away! Now!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Take me away! Now!

A travel blog entry by goneforawhile

... gorging us (by Bolivian standards) for the accommodation, trip and bus tickets. But despite this, everything is dirt cheap in Bolivia. 2. Forget everything you learnt about buses in Argentina - despite using the same grading system, Super Cama, Cama, and ...

Day 4 of the Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 4 of the Altiplano

A travel blog entry by matnkat

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... in the flats - the other two have been removed and rebuilt brick by salty brick on the edge of the flats near Uyuni. This one remains as a museum and somewhere convienient to eat breakfast on a salty table sitting on salty chairs looking at the salty ...

The mind boggling salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The mind boggling salt flats

A travel blog entry by jimanddan

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... , believe me!), hot water is a big premium for a hostel too! Its fair to say sanitation in general is not Bolivia's strong point.  After 5 weeks in Argentina it felt refreshing to be in a new country, ridding ourselves of the ...

Worlds largest salt flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Worlds largest salt flats

A travel blog entry by bharris4

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... of the way to Uyuni where the tour ended. It was a different experience from our 3 day hike into the Colca Canyon in that we were in a vehicle the majority of the time, but we did see some amazing sights and it was a great way to get from Chile to ...

Salt Flats Tour - Day 3, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats Tour - Day 3

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... killing. We drive on and reach our final accomodation - the salt hotel.  It is right on the edge of the Salar de Uyuni, which looks like a large flat expanse of white.  The hotel is totally made from salt from the Salar.  Its less basic ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by mercakriko

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Bonjour! Nous voici arrivé à Uyuni, région connue pour son salar (mer de sel).  Nous avons voyagé toute la nuit.  Une partie de la route étant bloquée par des manifestations, notre autobus a donc dû rouler sur un autre ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... Josh´s for about 8 of the 14 hours - reeeaaally bumpy. We arrived and sorted out a 2 day one night tour of the Salar de Uyuni area including all food and bed for the night for 300 bolivianos, about 20 quid, which is so much cheaper than booking it from ...

Fun in the sun, sand and salt!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Fun in the sun, sand and salt!

A travel blog entry by theblakes

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Feeling a lot better after the kidney-gate experience we decided to move on sooner than later into Bolivia. Our first stop will be Uyuni town, best reached by a 3 day 2 night tour in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Going from altitude of 2400 to 4800 and ...

Salar De Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar De Uyuni

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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... but that was good because we worked hard on our spanish - love having conversations and being understood - just!) then stamps in the passport, onto a bus and into chile.  have spent 6 weeks in bolivia so new country for a new ...

Your innie!  *giggling*, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Your innie! *giggling*

A travel blog entry by darfrazier

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Greeting aliens! I come from Mars. Yes, you heard me LOUD and CLEAR! Anywhere around Uyuni is an exact replica of the landscapes on Mars, the red planet as we know. What a 4x4 truck excursion for 3 nights, covering X number of miles (I lost track of ...

Fit Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Fit Flats

A travel blog entry by tomtranter

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... . In the afternoon we were picked up by the tour and headed out into the rock filled desert mountain luna landscape which separates Bolivia and Chile. Over the next 2 days we saw Dali-esque rock formations, lakes filled with red algae and flamingos, steam ...

Uyuni pt 2, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni pt 2

A travel blog entry by pedro-vianna

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Hoje o dia foi mais curto e prometo que nao foi postar 20 fotos!! Foi o dia em que passamos mais tempo no carro, 8 horas. Mas ainda assim valeu muito a pena!! Vcs devem estar cansados de ler isso né, valeu a pena, valeu a pena..... Mas po... Valeu... ...

Uyuni & Tupiza, Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni & Tupiza, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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... caught by the US Marshalls after multiple train robberies. They got greedy and wanted to rob one last wages train travelling through Bolivia – but only got a fraction of what they wanted and were then caught at the border. The story goes that one ...

Another lazy day to Maddie's disgust!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Another lazy day to Maddie's disgust!

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

Another enforced day of laziness, as we were supposed to be leaving today but could only get a flight for tomorrow. I have a bit of a dodgy tum (maybe the pizza wasn’t as nice as I thought it was!) so Maddie looked after me, whilst we watched a ...

Heisse Terme - Kalte Naechte, San Pedro - Uyuni (Salar de Uyuni), Bolivia travel blog

Heisse Terme - Kalte Naechte

A travel blog entry by ~steph~

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4 Tage - 3 Naechte sollte es auf Tour gehen. Thomas hat alles brav von Santiago aus organisiert  und wir mussten vor Ort in San Pedro nur noch bestaetigen. Und Wasser kaufen. Viel Wasser. Beim Wasserkauf hoerte ich zum ersten Mal einen Kommentar ...

3 days crossing the Bolivian Altiplano, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

3 days crossing the Bolivian Altiplano

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... -telling on this one.  There is a lot of information out there about the dodginess of tour operators in this part of Bolivia - and we did a lot of research and talking to people before deciding to go.  Ultimately it comes down to the specific ...

Salt Lake City, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Lake City

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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We arrive into FREEZING COLD Uyuni at 4am!!! Takes getting into bed with all our clothes on and 5 blankets to get some warmth back into us. After checking out a few tour companies we book a 3 day jeep tour of the salt flats for the next day. We ...

The Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint

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After finishing our last Spanish class in Sucre we spent the rest of the day traveling to Uyuni, going first to Potosi, the highest city in the world. Unfortunately, we did not have time to explore, so only saw the impoverished area close to the bus stop. ...

Atacama Desert - Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Atacama Desert - Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by drc085

... were now officially in Bolivia after the extremely stern officials stamped our passports (they are massive on military stuff in Bolivia - uzi's, 12-gauge shotguns, assault rifles and balaclavas are standard issue it seems!). Our driver (Alfredo) loaded ...

Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats of Southern Bolivia), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats of Southern Bolivia)

A travel blog entry by mpbarry

On Monday, August 22nd we hopped on a 12 hour night bus from La Paz to Uyuni in Southern Bolivia. We were told multiple times to wear warm clothes and bring a sleeping bag on board because it would be freezing. There was no heat or bathroom. Welcome to ...

Just a stop over in Uyuni (no news), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Just a stop over in Uyuni (no news)

A travel blog entry by nick.furmston

No news, will update in next proper ...

Najvecje slano jezero na svetu, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Najvecje slano jezero na svetu

A travel blog entry by leskovar

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... iz Nizozemske. Blazen Matej! Cisto na kratko: Prvi dan: pokopalisce lokomotiv, snezno belo slano jezero Uyuni, nepozaben otok kaktusov, nocitev v hotelu iz soli...res interesantno, se posebej bliznje mesto "brez" ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by lotenfie

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... weerspiegelde op de vlakte. Resultaat: te veel foto’s maar wel enkele pareltjes! Wist-je-dat? *we tijdens onze busrit narar Uyuni konden genieten van Alapacie droomland *we op dit moment opnieuw in La Paz zijn en straks de bus nemen naar Copacabana ...

The Uyuni slat flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Uyuni slat flats

A travel blog entry by hoopsanddrano

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A three day jeep drive in the south of Bolivia passing some of the most stunning scenery I´ve ever seen. Salt flats, desert landscapes and vast lakes - have a ...

A little seasoning anyone?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A little seasoning anyone?

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... the salt is a pool of brine, which is rich in lithium and contains 50-70% of the world’s lithium reserves. If Bolivia manages to extract it they would go from one of the poorest countries in the continent to the richest! After exploring the island ...

The Beauty Goes On (by KCT), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Beauty Goes On (by KCT)

A travel blog entry by kctmapg

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... trip! We have never seen such beautiful landscapes before and we would go back to these places anytime! From Uyuni, a very small city located southwest of Bolivia, we went on a 3-days-tour with a 4WD Toyota Landcruiser to see salt flats, volcanoes, ...

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