Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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, ...

13/07/05 - 16/07/05, Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

13/07/05 - 16/07/05

A travel blog entry by lgonzi

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I am so glad that I´d gotten over my illness before I started this 4 day, 3 night tour through the Southwest of Bolivia. If I ever complain of a British winter again then please remind me of this. I have never been so bloody cold in my entire life. ...

Salar i gubici, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar i gubici

A travel blog entry by zorica_m

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27.01.2013 Dizanje pred svanuce i putujemo u nasim dzipovima do Salara, najvece slane pustinje na svetu. Sa svojih 12 hiljada kvadratnih kilometara, u susnom periodu je nepregledna bela ravnica koja bljesti na suncu, a u vreme kisa, kao sad, obicno je ...

Salt. And lots of it., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt. And lots of it.

A travel blog entry by jaidevlia

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... took a fair amount of to nail, but we were pretty proud of our efforts as we left. Although it was a serious battle at times, the Uyuni trip was definitely worth it. The town of Uyuni itself is a total dump and soI'm getting out of here as soon as I ...

Quick stop off, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Quick stop off

A travel blog entry by celeea

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We had a very brief stop in Uyuni. We had planned to stay over for a night but the buses the following day were fully booked so we booked tickets for that evening and spent a short 6 hours there. The town itself was very small and its main purpose is as ...

Would you like salt on that?, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Would you like salt on that?

A travel blog entry by john_and_jules

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... the way, we had one more stop to visit the Train Cemetary. This is basically a dumping ground just outside Uyuni, where the government has abandoned about thirty old trains. We managed to take a couple more pics and then seeing that ...

Station 6: Salar de Uyuni und Umgebung, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Station 6: Salar de Uyuni und Umgebung

A travel blog entry by encarnizado

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Von La Paz aus gings ueber eine grauenhafte Schotterpiste nach Uyuni. Hier kann man Touren durch den suedbolivianischen Nationalpark buchen. Und dort gibt es wirklich so dermasse surreale Landschaften,... das kann man sich nicht vorstellen. (Inaktive) ...

Uyuni (suite), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni (suite)

A travel blog entry by mercakriko

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Bonjours! Notre deuxième journée à Uyuni a commencé avec la visite d'une petite ville nommée San Juan.  Par la suite, nous avons arrêté dans un endroit où il y avait d'intéressantes formations de roches volcaniques.  Puis nous avons ...

Southern Bolivia (Salar De Uyuni), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Southern Bolivia (Salar De Uyuni)

A travel blog entry by juliek

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... of the ground); and Laguna Verde (an emerald green lagoon that sits right below a volcano Some interesting facts I discovered: Salar de Uyuni is estimated to contain 10 billion tons of salt of which less than 25,000 tons is extracted annually. Every ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour - Day 1, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by teamjamesnshell

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... you can see I split this up into the 4 days otherwise it would be information and picture overload!! This tour is quite famous in Bolivia and many travellers will come here to do it (the tour I mean!!), there are a few different options. For example we ...

South West Bolivia and the Salt Flats, Tupisa, Bolivia travel blog

South West Bolivia and the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by howardino

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... other people to our party and booked a 4 day jeep trip through the barren expanse of south west bolivia, including the worlds largest salt flats at Uyuni. 6 pasengers in a Land Cruiser for 4 solid days wasnt the most comfortable of experiences, and it ...

Surviving the Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Surviving the Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by murdock

... of interesting photos, tho the desert does get a little dry after a few days. I will have to wait to upload photos tho, at Uyuni Internet connex run below 1997 levels. I was going to head to Potosi today, the famous mining town east of here, but was ...

Cementerio de Trenes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Cementerio de Trenes

A travel blog entry by evelyncagney

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... in Uyuni Sophia and I set off on a 3 day tour of Salar de Uyuni (The salt flats. Our first stop was his amazing train cemetery on the outskirts of the town. Its where all the locomotives of Bolivia come to die and it was great having a wander ...

lagunas coloradas, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

lagunas coloradas

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Après une nuit dans l'hotel de sel dans une petite chambre froide mais cosy nous voici repartis après un bon petit dej' vers le sud et les lagunes. Premier arrêt : La voie ferrée devant le volcan sur un autre salar. Deuxième arrêt :les roches ...

Salar deUyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar deUyuni

A travel blog entry by kevinwalls

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... off in sub-zero Uyuni at 7am to go and find our tour guides. Uyuni is the place where all the tours of South-western Bolivia begin, and I´d booked a 4 day tour of the Salar de Uyuni. It´s basically 4 days off-roading it in a jeep in some of ...

Surviving death road..... well..... kind of!!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Surviving death road..... well..... kind of!!!

A travel blog entry by jamesnange

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... that two days before the police had caught a tourist company with loads of cocaine that they had been smuggling across the Bolivia/Chile border with the tourists in their 4x4's. The next two days were spent driving across the Bolivian Altiplano with an ...

Reserve nationale Eduardo Avaroa et salar ***, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Reserve nationale Eduardo Avaroa et salar ***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Durch die Salzwüste, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Durch die Salzwüste

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... Llamas. Oder Alpakas. Auf jeden Fall waren es richtig tolle Anden-Bilder; genau so wie wir uns das vorgestellt hatten. Uyuni selbst ist ein komisches Örtchen und hat ausser einer Strassenkreuzung nicht soo viel zu bieten. Ausserdem liegt es auf ...

When Santa came to the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

When Santa came to the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by kirstycurls

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We finally got a white Christmas, admittedly it was salty but it was still white! So to not bore you with the details, we spent Christmas Day driving around the Salt Flats in a 4x4 jeep.  We had Christmas Dinner on a little island covered in ...

Salar de Uyuni Tour - Day 2, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni Tour - Day 2

A travel blog entry by teamjamesnshell

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Up at 5.30am in the freezing bloody cold, had breaky and off we go in the car again. We first stopped at some ancient town ruins in the middle of no where, its dated back to when the Spaniards took over, they used to mine here but not anymore as the ...

Salar de Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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...       As we were returning back to Chile we stayed for a couple of hours at the largest town in the area called Uyuni, and then got in another jeep for the return journey.  This involved another 9 hours of driving, with an overnight stay.  We ...

Uyuni Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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So, an early rise this morn as we were off on a full day trip to the uyuni salt plains. First off we were picked up by our guides and taken to a really random ´train cemetery´ where loads of old steam trains were placed and rusting....v random but kind ...

Salt, glorious salt!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt, glorious salt!

A travel blog entry by smee_elaine

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We drove to the bottom of Bolivia to the town of Uyuni which is on the edge of the largest salt flats in the world (it used to be a sea). We took an overnight trip onto the salt flats and visited a salt processing plant and a hotel made in entirely of ...

Salty Dinosaurs in Bolivia!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salty Dinosaurs in Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by julesandjosh

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... are a very surreal place and at times we were unsure what was land and what was sky as the water covered the Salar De Uyuni creating a beautiful mirror image that you could stare at forever.   Most day trips don't include Isla del pescado as it takes ...

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