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... tourists stopping over. All our hopes for some hot showers and a warm night where crashed when we got to our hostel an realised that once again they couldn't deliver on their promise. Regardless we found a great local restaurant where we met for a final get together with our "Bolivian desert buddies" that we had experienced the highs and lows of the previous days with. Then it was once again time to prepare for another cold night before heading east the next ...
... about 60 miles per hour wind slapping you in the face with sand and 30 degree Fahrenheit chills...I just couldn't find my comfort zone. So I lasted all of 7 minutes and then left to sit on the side and have the first of many in depth conversations with the Frenchman. The day kind of continued like this, with stops full of fierce crazy wind and sand in the nose. The most fun part was just being in the car with this group. I mean, the sites were beautiful but it ...
Despite a couple of beers still didn't sleep in the dorm, my first in nearly 9 months of travel – just not used to it although everyone really quiet and the fierce gusts of howling wind didn’t go on all night – couldn’t put the earplugs in as needed to hear 5.30 alarm – the guides had agreed to an early start to make up for the time we missed the previous day, though the sun ...
... where not otherwise restricted, as far as the eye could see, right into the
centre of Uyuni.
Worst of all were the lies that there would be taxis waiting
- any breaking the blockade risked getting tyres slashed and rocks hurled
through the windows, and all day every day for the last week over some silly
protest on the location of the bus terminal. Needless to say, none were waiting
and despite wheedling a scary ...
... money. You head off in convoy and repeat the journey where the bus failed earlier. You drive through the rubbish dump, along sandy tracks, removing rocks placed across the path by locals as a deterrent, along dried up river beds and navigating steep hills. A local farmer comes chasing after you as you drive past his cottage. You steer off the track to avoid the tyres he's placed across the path to stop you but find yourself bogged down in sand. After a quick ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Mana Uyuni
but they have heating for 10 Bol more, as well as wifi for 10 bol more. You won't stay in Uyuni long so splurge :) and treat yourselve to some warmth.
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