Travel Blogs from Uyuni, Bolivia

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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 didnīt 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 Boliviaīs 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 oīr golygfeydd mwyaf anhygoel/od wy byth īdi gweld. Ar y trip īroedd par o Loegr, merch oīr Iseldiroedd a dau for o Sbaen aīr 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 salteņas 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 ...

Salt flats and more!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt flats and more!

A travel blog entry by pauline_callum

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... photos)!   From La Paz we travelled down to Uyuni to take a tour of the Salar de Uyuni. The landscape between the southern reaches of Bolivia and Northern Chile can only be described as otherworldly. The vast white expanses of the salt flats ...

Extra Pics of Uyuni to Tupiza 4 Day Tour, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Extra Pics of Uyuni to Tupiza 4 Day Tour

A travel blog entry by crampo7

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

Would you like salt with that?

A travel blog entry by markandrebecca

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... feels incrediably isolated. We started our day trip explorng the area with a visit to the train cemetary! The British bbought railways to Bolivia in 1890 and were responsible for running them until the Bolivians got fed up and took it over. From then on ...

Rodjendan u pustinji, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Rodjendan u pustinji

A travel blog entry by zorica_m

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... zujali kroz Ujuni, ruznjikav i prasnjav gradic na ivici pustinje. Njegova najveca znamenitost je ogromno polje soli, cuveni Salar de Uyuni, najvece slano polje na svetu koje nam je na programu bilo iduceg i poslednjeg dana nase ekspedicije. Pred veceru ...

Uyuni... welcome to Bolivia!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni... welcome to Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by andygarland

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... they donīt use anymore!  In fact, the dumping and discarding of stuff is quite a theme here in Uyuni, certainly, and - I reckon - for the rest of Bolivia...   Thereīs a lot of instances when you just want to say "Itīll be nice when ...

Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by wrrobert

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Cinnamon volcano exhales fountain smoke reflected sky makes mountains float rain erases the horizon framed only when the sun is risin' Saltburg ahead!  Rain drained through deep cracks salty soccer balls under jeep tracks perception is lost in a sea ...

Amazing  adventures across the Salt Flats!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing adventures across the Salt Flats!

A travel blog entry by jev

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Ok, so bus from La Paz to Uyuni (in south Bolivia) took approximately 12 hours. This bus was more like what we got used to in Ecuador- mainly driving over fields of rubble rather than any sort of road. The bus felt like it was going to tip over and we ...

na Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

na Bolivia

A travel blog entry by bestrips

 Sobrevivemos ao tour na Bolivia!  Foi muito interessante, conhecemos muita gente, vimos (mais) paisagens maravilhosas! O Salar de Uyuni e a Arvore de Pedra foram os campeoes desta rodada. Estamos reunidos na rua agora, na frente desta Pizzaria ...

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