- Sunsets, Sours and SerpentsWhen researching our journey, the border crossing from Peru to Bolivia seems to encounter its fair share of horror stories – involving solo travellers and corrupt officials, and our taxi driver tells us its a regular occurrence for both Bolivia Posted by 2kiwicompaneros in Viva South America!! | Nov 30, 2015
- Ciao Peru, Ola Bolivia.Sadly our brief trip to Cusco is coming to an end, a relaxing day spent nursing the body from yesterday’s climb, bartering with vendors for trademark souvenirs for the kids, and culminating in a slight over-indulgence of Cusquena- the local Posted by 2kiwicompaneros in Viva South America!! | Nov 29, 2015
- Too Much Salt!!!We arrived in Uyuni and wondered where the tumbleweeds were. That was all that was needed to make the ghost town seem like it was out of a Western. We had been on a bus for the last 8 Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Nov 6, 2015
- Bolivia and the AmazonPotosi
After our salt flat tour the next destination was Potosi - the highest elevated city in the world at 4,100 metres. The bus ride from Uyuni to get to Potosi was short (4 hours) and cheap only costing $12 for Posted by nathanruth in Backpacks, Buses and Beyond | Nov 5, 2015
- Being Surprised by the Battle of the CapitalsOur first day in La Paz and I could barely move. I sent Lewis out with the boys to attempt the death road. After giving one of the boys a warning that if Lewis died or was severely injured that Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Nov 4, 2015
- 18th September - 21st OctoberI left Lima first thing and landed in Cusco bright and early. It was so great to be back in Cusco, even just for a day. I left my bags at a friend's flat and spent the day walking around Posted by rebecca.banks21 in Adventures in South America | Oct 22, 2015
- Day 9. Potosi to SucreLazy breakfast at around 7.30. We headed down to the big Sunday market which Elliot had told us was worth visiting.
Quite an astonishing array of products on sale. Traditional Bolivian skirts, petticoats, tights, hats, Sony playstations.....
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- Day 8. Colchani to Potosi8.00 start from the salt palace with quite a few of the group nursing hangovers. They do warn you that alcohol has more of an effect at altitude.
We drive through Colchani, the salt processing town we visited yesterday and then Posted by phillipsnz in South American Blog 2015 | Oct 19, 2015
- Omkring La Paz
Sa har jeg varet lidt omkring omraderne udenfor La Paz.
Forst besogte jeg Chacaltaya, som er et gammelt skisportssted, der dog ikke bliver brugt mere. Men der er en flot udsigt over bjergene bl.a. Hyana Posting, som jeg skal bestige dagene Posted by Mr. Kaas in SA around | Sep 19, 2015
- Titicaca soen og La PazHej igen
Sa er jeg fremme ved La Paz. Den hojeste beliggende hovedstad. Og der er mange stejle gader, hvor jeg igen kan hore mit andedrat. Det er en lidt sjov by, for den centrale del ligger lidt ned mens der Posted by Mr. Kaas in SA around | Sep 13, 2015
- Mars "pyramid" lead the public speculationour daughter is now in my hands, if you want her to stay alive as I say, do, or I'll kill her. "Friends often watch gangster films such a plot certainly no stranger to this we have to mention the Posted by Carter1111 in news | Jun 25, 2015
- Von der Stadt des Friedens zum grössten See SüdamerikasIn der 1.4-Millionen-Metropole Nuestra Señora de La Paz (wörtlich: unsere liebe Frau des Friedens) kreuzten sich die Wege, die ich auf anderen Reisen schon genommen hatte, wieder einmal mit meinen jetzigen. Vor fünf Jahren hatten meine Cousine und Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | Jun 17, 2015
- Farnwälder und Freiheitshelden
Santa Cruz verliessen wir per Sammeltaxi. Auch hier gilt, wie in Asien, "leave when full". Wenn man den günstigsten Preis für das Taxi bezahlen möchte, wartet man Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Jun 16, 2015
- Sucre und Santa CruzIn Sucre angekommen, nisteten wir uns für ein paar Tage in einem gemütlichen Bed & Breakfast ein, das von einem freundlichen Belgier geführt wurde. Gute Gelegenheit also, wieder einmal mit jemandem auf Holländisch zu plaudern. In dieser gemütlichen Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Jun 13, 2015
- Cycling Death Road, departing friends and on we go to PeruMonday
Up bright and breezy at 6.30am today - although I don't really feel that bright, I woke up at 4am and didn't nod back off til 6. We head to breakfast which isn't ready which is annoying cos we have Posted by cazbatt in Caz's adventures | Jun 13, 2015
- Awesome Bolivia - Potosi to La PazWednesday
I'm wide awake at 5am today but have still had a lovely seven hours sleep. Today I'm only doing one of the activities, the main activity is a visit to the silver mine, I'd love to go but apparently Posted by cazbatt in Caz's adventures | Jun 9, 2015
- And into BoliviaThursday
Much as I didn't want to leave the Pantenal - I'd have loved to be staying longer to explore and look for animals and their tracks, I was glad this was my last meal here - jam sandwich and cheese Posted by cazbatt in Caz's adventures | Jun 6, 2015
- Bei den Teufelskumpeln vom SilberbergNach unserem Ausflug in die Salzwüste sind wir auf über 4000 m.ü.M. in die Silberstadt Potosí geklettert. Diese hübsche Kolonialstadt war einst die Schatzkammer des spanischen Reiches. Hier wurde seit Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts Silber gefördert - Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Jun 3, 2015
- Salzseespass mit RequisitenUnser Fahrer brachte uns sicher in die Ciudad de Uyuni, dem Basecamp zur Besichtigung des grössten Salzsees der Erde (10582 km[sup]2[/sup]). Da wir die Gegend südlich des Salzsees bereits auf der Hinfahrt abgedeckt hatten, entschieden wir uns für e Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | Jun 1, 2015
- BoliviaAfter a short flight from Chile, we landed at La Paz, Bolivia, possibly one of the highest airports in the world. The traffic was crazy and every other vehicle was a minibus type van or 'collectivo', squashed with passengers and Posted by chrisnrach2015 in Our Latin America Adventure | May 3, 2015
- Filthy SucreWell, it is now less than a week until I fly back to Blighty and I must say I'm looking forward to getting back. Since Uyuni my appetite for organising anything and sightseeing has diminished considerably and I've really taken Posted by LordGibil in The Littlest Hobo | Apr 27, 2015
- Monkey BusinessBy the frequency of my postings you can deduce that I've not been doing very much recently. I'm into the last couple of weeks of my time away and am winding things down a bit after a hectic last month Posted by LordGibil in The Littlest Hobo | Apr 21, 2015
- Sol AmbleIt's certainly been a blogtastic last few days. Here is Bolivia part I.
After the Uros islands trip I was back on the bus again, this time taking me around Lake Titicaca from Puno on the Peruvian side to Copacabana in Posted by LordGibil in The Littlest Hobo | Apr 17, 2015
- Welcome to the Jungle!After surviving the worlds most dangerous road, we packed to head off to Rurrenabaque, a small town in the Amazon Basin from which is a good place to launch into the jungle. Instead of the 20 hour (at best) bumpy, Posted by TomAndKat in On The Road Again... | Apr 11, 2015
- Copacabana and Isla del SolComing out of La Paz was the worst bit of traffic we've come across. People ignore red lights and there is no such thing as lanes. With there not being any bus stops, the mini buses would stop wherever they Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Apr 5, 2015