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Salar De Uyuni – Part 3 – Colchani: Salt Extracting Town

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After the impressive “train cemetery” (Cementario des Trens), the next stop on the Salar de Uyuni tour was at Colchani. It’s a very tiny village of only a few streets and a few low buildings, but it’s significant… For SALT!! …

Salar De Uyuni – Part 2 – Cementario Des Trens – Train Graveyard *

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After leaving the dusty city of Uyuni behind, we were off on our adventure. There was no set itinerary so this really added to the surprises ahead. The first of which saw us arrive at one of the world’s most …

Salar De Uyuni – Part 1 – …Uyuni Begins! *

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The Salar de Uyuni tour was something I hotly anticipated to be special as it had been bigged up and recommended by almost everyone I knew who had been on it. There are a few different tour options for it, …

Jonny Blair on a nightbus from La Paz to Potosi in Bolivia

Backpacking in Bolivia: Night Bus To Potosi Via Oruro

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Leaving La Paz had already involved a bit of mayhem, but now I was on the correct bus and relaxed as the world’s highest capital city faded out of view, at least until later on that week when I returned …

Jonny Blair in Uyuni in Bolivia a lifestyle of travel

Backpacking in Bolivia: The Only Tourist In Uyuni, World Capital of Dust

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My adventures backpacking in Bolivia continued and from Potosi and La Paz, I headed next to Uyuni. It seemed very odd (and dusty) that I was the only tourist in Uyuni. Well that’s how it seemed. I arrived by bus …

Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz – The Highest National Football Stadium In The World

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My trip to La Paz while backpacking in Bolivia would have been incomplete was it not for a visit to what is a cauldron of world football – Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz. This is Bolivia’s national football stadium, …

Backpacking in Bolivia: Potosi to Uyuni By Bus

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I made a habit of getting night buses while in Bolivia. Not only does it save time travelling between places, but it also saves a night’s accomodation, which to be fair, in Uyuni is hardly going to be a big …

Hundred Mine High City – Potosi Mining Tour!!! *

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Being in the world’s highest city is nuts enough, without deciding to do a “mining tour” but I’m not one to pass up these opportunities that may only come once in a lifetime. These mining tours are dangerous and a …

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