Tag Archives: Bolivia

Playa de Uyuni aka photo fun at the salt flats

The first night of my adventure into the Bolivian salt flats was spent in the closest town, Uyuni. The salt flats are actually called Uyuni de Salta. The town has a very western/Australian outback feel to it, with dusty streets, … Continue reading

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Potosi – money, mining and mountains

We arrived in Potosi following an awesome bus ride with amazing views. The scenery was of huge open spaces then valleys lined by hills of flaky phyllite-looking rocks, with lots of interesting road cuttings, I know how geeky that sounds … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter with Dinosaurs in Sucre

After the world’s worst overnight bus we finally arrived in Sucre, only four hours late. The bus was boiling hot, had no toilet and a baby that was screaming nonstop, argh! There was also a head-on accident between a between … Continue reading

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Bienvenido Bolivia – Living La Vida Loca in La Paz

We caught a bus out of Peru, from Puno and headed to the border crossing at a town called Desaguardero. We also got out in the super VIP, downstairs, section of the bus with the most enormous comfy seats! Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Lake Titicaca & Puno

We left Cuzco and caught a bus to Puno, the main town on the Peruvian side of lake Titicaca Puno is known as the folkloric capital of Peru and is also home to the second largest carnival in South America. … Continue reading

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The adventure begins/first thoughts…

So I have finally gone and done it and it still almost doesn’t feel real! I have decided to set up a blog so that I have a diary of my trip and so that people can keep up with … Continue reading

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