Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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Breathtaking Bolivia!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Breathtaking Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by goodygrass

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... ...it┤s pretty much exactly what we did!  http://www.travelblog.org/South-America/Bolivia/Potosi/blog-2473.html UYUNI, Bolivia We met up again with Peter and Martin for our tour of southern Bolivia which started in Uyuni...one of ...

Day 55 – Stunning, everywhere you look, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 55 – Stunning, everywhere you look

A travel blog entry by saseau

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We woke up this morning after a questionable sleep in our salt hotel. The saggy bed was as uncomfortable as we expected and I still have issues sleeping at altitude. At altitude, it’s not uncommon for people to feel short of breath and have ...

Day 22!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 22!

A travel blog entry by decry

Up early today for the next leg of the journey through to the atacama desert. Pretty awesome day with more great scenery and hectic 4 wheel drive tracks! Most of the day was spent caining along. We checked out a semi volcanic mountain from a distance, a ...

Salar de Uyuni to La Paz, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni to La Paz

A travel blog entry by irishblontravel

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... cos outside there┤s a massive lake. It even has an irish flag outside too (de oirish we┤re everywhere!) Then it was onto Uyuni where we had lunch. Nikki and Richard headed back to San Pedro. Myself, Erik, Oyvind and Simen had a few hours to spare ...

The Southwest Circuit a.k.a The Salt Flat Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Southwest Circuit a.k.a The Salt Flat Tour

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... a ghost town. This was the original San Lipez that had been built by the Spanish to mine a mountain for silver. When Bolivia gained independence something happened to the population and many of them died and those that survived fled and abandoned the ...

El salar de uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

El salar de uyuni

A travel blog entry by carlota

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... hacia un frio de mucho cuidado. Ya hemos notado el mal de altura que mezclado con el frio y todo lo demas han echo la llegada a bolivia mas dura de lo que esperabamos. Estamos a mas de 3500 mts de altura, en medio de la nada pero.... El salar de uyuni ...

Day 21!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Day 21!

A travel blog entry by decry

Day one of our 4 wheel drive desert adventure. The group was split up into 3 Toyota Landcruisers for our 3 day journey. First up we headed not far out of town where we checked out a bunch of old steam train locomotives and rollingstock left to rust ...

salar duyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

salar duyuni

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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toujours sans ...

6 people, 1 Jeep and 3 days of tough traveling, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

6 people, 1 Jeep and 3 days of tough traveling

A travel blog entry by jamesmc

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... so I'll do my best to describe what we did over these three days which began in Chile and ended in the town of Uyuni in Bolivia. As I've said earlier they were the three toughest days traveling yet so here goes! Day one: We started at 7.30am where ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by eggsontour

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See Christchurch ...

Salt Flats tour - Day 2, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats tour - Day 2

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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Thankfully I didn┤t freeze overnight and even took my gloves off midway through the night.  We are up at 4.30am this morning as its a long day of travelling.  We groggily head off to see what was described to us as Bolivia┤s Machu ...

Reaching the end of the game., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Reaching the end of the game.

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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As Sean has probably mentioned, whilst in San Pedro de Atacama we booked our tour to the Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia (I can't say for sure as I'm writing this at the same time he's writing that post). For the great price of 70000 Chilean pesos (about ...

Fflamingos ar lyn coch/Flamingoes on a red lake, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Fflamingos ar lyn coch/Flamingoes on a red lake

A travel blog entry by daviesi

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Fflamingos pinc ar lyn coch Dros y dyddiau diwetha wy di bod ar drip mewn 4X4 o gwmpas de-ddwyrain Bolivia. Llwyth o┤r golygfeydd mwyaf anhygoel/od wy byth ┤di gweld. Ar y trip ┤roedd par o Loegr, merch o┤r Iseldiroedd a dau for o Sbaen a┤r Eidal. ...

Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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wow how very very amazing!! met up with elysa and matias only for a short while but was great. arrived in town quite early one cold morning, with a tour arranged for us later in the day. i was a bit reluctent to go down to the salt flats and the most ...

Reserva Nacional Eduardo Avaroa, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Reserva Nacional Eduardo Avaroa

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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After our stay in San Pedro de Atacama, we then went on a 3 day tour to cross to Bolivia passing through the Reserva Nacional Eduardo Avaroa. Due to the altitude the experience was quite tiring, San Pedro was at 2600m but we went up to 4900m... However, ...

Action, drama and border crossing, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Action, drama and border crossing

A travel blog entry by evelyncagney

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... I think the altitude sickness was beginning to set in aswell as we were around 3500 metres above sea level. The train journey to Uyuni was great, the scenery amazing and we even got to eat in the dining carraige which was a novelty! that was until the ...

Bibliography, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bibliography

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

... bus to Oruro, a nondescript, dusty town, ate amazing salte˝as for lunch, then took the TRAIN (excitement!) straight on to Uyuni. Lovely to be on a train again even if I did have to sit facing backwards and couldn't see the scenery as well as I ...

Salar de Uyuni day 3, Nor Lípez, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni day 3

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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... on top which was so windy i could lean in it again, just scary when the wind stops and you drop :-). Next stop Salar de Uyuni! Passed a lot of quinoa, that grows well here as it is a halofile (salt loving) plant. Went to the hostel to drop bags and go ...

Journey to Another Planet, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Journey to Another Planet

A travel blog entry by jl_bigtrip

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... . We were being dropped off at the border where Chile, Argentina & Bolivia all meet. The others were heading back to Uyuni to continue their travels in Bolivia. Jim and I had a rendezvous with nuestros amigos Chilenos in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile ...

Salt Flats of Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats of Uyuni

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... the vast salt flats and now rather threatening skies. In fact not long after we jumped back in for the drive back to Uyuni, there was a massive thunderstorm with lightening and the rain pouring down. The drive back was even muddier than in the morning, ...

Last night in the desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Last night in the desert

A travel blog entry by sebou

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... " (for the mass) tickets left (you have Normal and Executive above that level) Flore really didnt feel well,  digestive problems but we got on the train at 2am non the less. Off to Oruro then, La Paz and Copacabana! Crossing Bolivia in a ...

A much needed lazy day, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A much needed lazy day

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

... 't imagine it will be very swish! Still at least it will save us the 14 hour bus ride again, so it can’t be that bad! Uyuni is a really strange town – there is nothing to do here so when we told people we intended to stay for a couple of days ...

Salar de Uyuni/Salt Flats Tour + transfer to Chile, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni/Salt Flats Tour + transfer to Chile

A travel blog entry by amykomorowski

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... to support human body weight.  Even if you think you are detoxing for a few days, I would recommend buying something in Uyuni and packing it.  If you take the transfer to Chile, make sure to get your passport stamped before leaving Uyuni and if ...

Would you like a little salt with that, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Would you like a little salt with that

A travel blog entry by sophieolive

... ! That night we drove half way to San Pedro de Atacama (Chile), stopping in a little town to sleep. We all loved Bolivia, however we were pretty over having a dodgey stomach and being out of breathe because of altitude. Chile here we come! ...

A short trip to Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A short trip to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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... the punishment had lasted long enough and our passports could be stamped. So much for a happy departure of Peru! And hello Bolivia! Copacabana (yes, it does have a beach and no, it's nothing like the it's counterpart in Brazil!), on Lake ...

16, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by antosara

Salt ...

Gonna take your brains to another dimension...!, The Bolivian Altiplano, Bolivia travel blog

Gonna take your brains to another dimension...!

A travel blog entry by atullgupta

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... the sights here are of places you cannot find elsewhere on this planet, or would even believe might exist... Firstly, a crossing into Bolivia with our tour company, Estrella del Sur. We were in jeeps of 6 people. We had to undergo the usual ...

The Bolivian Salt Flats (where size doesnt matter), Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Salt Flats (where size doesnt matter)

A travel blog entry by cnnnews

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Torturous overnight bus journey on what you wouldnt really call a road. Followed by three days hopping in and out of a jeep and driving through desert, over mountains etc. on some ridiculous gravel roads (or no road at all in some cases). Saw ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by juliafg

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... neben uns gruselige Nachtfahrt spaeter kamen wir in Uyuni an, von wo aus die naechste 3-taegige Tour zum Salar de Uyuni und verschiedenen Lagunen startete. Hier hatten wir die coolste Gruppe bisher, bestehend aus einem jungen kanadischen Ehepaar, einem ...

Oh, Dusty Ole Train!, Oruro/Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Oh, Dusty Ole Train!

A travel blog entry by eknoll

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... the train to Uyuni.  We heard that taking the train was so much better as the road from Oruro to Uyuni is one of the worst roads in Bolivia, well except for the bus ride to the jungle from La Paz.  We arrived in Oruro and checked our backpacks ...

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