- The Death RoadTODAY WE SURVIVED DEATH ROAD!!
Which now means we have managed to visit one of the world's highest geyser fields, the world's largest salt flat and the world's most dangerous road all on our bikes, avoiding tours and spending next Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Mar 25, 2015
- La PazIt took us 12 hours to get from Sucre to our next stop Oruro. We had heard that it was a good place to spend carnival but carnival was now a distant memory. The guide book described Oruro as dirty, Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Mar 24, 2015
- SucreAfter regularly getting frustrated and embarrassed by our level of Spanish we decided Spanish lessons were a must, and Sucre suited well. Like many who visit Sucre, we stayed a lot longer than planned (even if our decision was helped Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Mar 24, 2015
- potosi Got up and went to the local market before check out, went back for lunch and happened to walk into a political party, the candidate shook our hands and said that hopefully when we return it would be friendlier...?!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by trinabean in Trina's BIG 30th adventure | Mar 22, 2015
- sucreWe got up& went for a wonder around, had a trip on the cable cars and then went to one of the cemeteries, which was eye opening. [img=htt Posted by trinabean in Trina's BIG 30th adventure | Mar 22, 2015
- A Welcome ChangeBolivia has been a welcomed change for us, with its indigenous people in traditional clothing, fewer tourists and little evidence of the western world. The people are also mostly lovely and interested and surprisingly, speak English better than in Argenti Posted by TomAndKat in On The Road Again... | Mar 20, 2015
- San Pedro de Atacama and the Salar de UyuniThe 17 hour bus ride North to San Pedro from La Serena was a long expanse of desert. The journey was fine, at worst a little boring (endless desert). We got to the hostel and were greeted by Christian drinking Posted by TomAndKat in On The Road Again... | Mar 13, 2015
- Uyuni to Sucre Leaving Uyuni was slightly problematic as Beaky's bike lock wouldn't open, so after a morning spent roaming the market looking for some clippers, we cut the lock and got on our way.
WE FOUND TARMAC! The road from Uyuni to Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Mar 8, 2015
- UyuniOur first impressions of Uyuni had not changed. The town was rather run down, with very little to offer other than 8 pizzerias on one road - hardly a true taste of Bolivian cuisine (although we've been told not to Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Feb 16, 2015
- Crossing into BoliviaWith the papers we had (and fingers tightly crossed) we set off for Bolivia.
The road the Chilean side of the border was pretty consistent with what we had been experiencing; paved roads with beautiful landscape. It was 100km from Posted by Kmoz7 in South America on 2-wheels | Feb 15, 2015
- From Ecuador to Chile Immediately following the departure of my mum, I took a relatively short bus ride (3.5 hours) to the town of Baños (yes, this word DOES mean "bathroom" in Spanish, although the literal translation is just Posted by jakegambling in Jake Gambling's Great Adventure | Jan 18, 2015
- Lake Titicaca and Copacabana26th November
Early start to take the bus to Copacabana, a little village on the edge of LakeTititcaca. I am so pleased to get out of La Paz and be in the country again. To get there we have to Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Dec 7, 2014
- Sucre and La Paz23 November
Spend a couple of days in Sucre where the main interest was a textile market which was great. Also saw a few couples getting married. Unfortunately, I do not have any photos as the locals do not like Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Nov 28, 2014
- Potosi - ville minière 21 novembre
A 4090m, Potosi est la ville la plus haute au monde. Bien que la plupart de l'argent a été extracté à l'époque coloniale par les espagnols, 60% de la population mâle travaille toujours dans les mines aujourd'hui. Certains y Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Nov 25, 2014
- Potosi - mining town21 November
At 4090m, Potosi is not only the highest town in the world, it is also a large mining town with 60% of the male population working in the mines. Some of them start aged 15 and because of the Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Nov 25, 2014
- 3 jours dans le desert en Bolivie18 Novembre
Après avoir lu tant de choses merveilleuses sur ce trajet, c'est enfin à mon tour de le faire.
Le passage à la douane est simple mais à 4800m d'altitude. Il n'y a aussi pas de toilettes et puisque l'on Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Nov 25, 2014
- Three day tour - Salt Flats18 November
8am start, I am collected from my hostel. In the bus I have the pleasant surprise to find Julie, a girl who is half French half Spanish which is brilliant as the Bolivian drivers on the tour only speak Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Nov 25, 2014
===Salar de Uyuni===
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/500820/2014-02-27..Uyuni_245_2.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/500820/thumb_2014-02-27. Posted by wherethehellrwe in Mes premiers pas.. | Oct 5, 2014
- Sucre and Samaipata
After finishing our salt flats tour in Uyuni we hopped on a bus to Potosi. We stayed the night there and got the bus to the lovely town of Sucre. We spent three nights there not doing Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Sep 30, 2014
- Tupiza to Uyuni
One of the most popular things to do while in Bolivia is to visit the vast salt plains in the southwest of the country. We decided to do the tour from a town called Tupiza rather than Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Sep 24, 2014
- Arriving in Bolivia==Bolivia==
So we got a night bus from Cusco and got off the bus the next morning to cross the border at Lake Titicaca.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/656579/large_385B19 Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in South America | Sep 17, 2014
- 18 Bolivian haircut and Valley of the MoonSATURDAY August 23rd
Some of our group now on flights to their next destinations.
About 8 from our group booked a city tour in the morning. EDUARDO was our guide again which was nice. Went to local witches (medicine markets) very interesting. Posted by RuthWinmill in Ruth & Ralph's RTW Trip | Sep 17, 2014
- 17 In La PazFAREWELL DINNER
Daniel had booked us into the Raddison Hotel for our end of Tour Dinner. Got there by Taxi.......well we and new Aussie friends Rod and Christine got into first taxi and off we went. Driver went down narrow streets Posted by RuthWinmill in Ruth & Ralph's RTW Trip | Sep 17, 2014
- Salar de Uyuni and a salty aftertasteSo after a fresh start the next morning we decided to start shopping around for our 3 day tour into the Salt flats...which sounds easy, but if you have to choose between 80 tour operators you'll start to notice that Posted by PEANUTSONTHERUN in Southamerica on a shoestring | Aug 17, 2014
- Holaaaaa Bolivia!!!So here s the story of the peanuts heading over to bolivia....after a very early start at 4am we left Humahuaca, got on the bus to the Bolivian border. We arrived at the Argentinian border town of La Quieca and Posted by PEANUTSONTHERUN in Southamerica on a shoestring | Aug 17, 2014