Jonny Blair flying the Northern Ireland flag at Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia

Salar De Uyuni Tour – Part 4 – Flying The Flag and Hotel on Salt

Hot, high up, salty, deserted, isolated but awe inspiring is how I would describe our arrival on the Uyuni Salt Plains – known as Salar de Uyuni. The town of Uyuni was left far behind, as was Cementario Des Trens and  Colchani Salt Village. We were now in a wilderness high high up in south Read more about Salar De Uyuni Tour – Part 4 – Flying The Flag and Hotel on Salt[…]

Don't Stop Living in Colchani Bolivia

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

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!! Yes, here, in Colchani on the edge of the Salar De Uyuni salt plains is Read more about Salar De Uyuni – Part 3 – Colchani: Salt Extracting Town[…]

Jonny Blair in Uyuni in Bolivia a lifestyle of travel

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

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 from Potosi – itself renowned as being “the world’s highest city.” Uyuni sits in dust Read more about Backpacking in Bolivia: The Only Tourist In Uyuni, World Capital of Dust[…]

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