Hotel de Sal Cristal
Travel Blogs from Uyuni
... the deepest salt deposits being in the middle so the flats are actually half moon shaped, so the horizon is just a line of white salt. There are no road rules on the salt flats, and our driver just headed off into the white distance. After an hour we arrived at Inkawasi or Fish Island. This is a coral island that is in the middle of the salt flats. It is a remnant from when this area was still covered by the sea before the Andes even formed, so really really old. It is ...
Our journey from Chile into Bolivia took us through some of the most unique landscapes in the world. We took a bus to the border, completed the usual formalities and said farewell to Chile. We then entered no-mans land where we transferred to our jeep which would be our home for the next 3 days. Alberto was our driver. After a basic breakfast he drove us to the Bolivian immigration office which can best be described as a crumbling concrete room in the middle of nowhere. The 'officials' ...
Friday Sept 6. Carlos picked us up at about 7.45 to take us to the La Paz bus terminus- there are no trains, so long distances are done by bus or air-- as it turned out, I wish it had been air! Anyway, I digress! The three of us boarded the bus-Carlos had got us front seats at the top-I think a few Bolivianos changed hands- and we made our way out of the city. Now, we had travelled on the death road a couple of days ago, but I think getting out of the city in this ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking