Category Archives: Bolivia

Bolivia: Final Thoughts

Bet you thought we’d never leave Bolivia. Well, we finally did, but only because we had to make it to Patagonia (Southern Chile and Argentina) while it was still summer. Traveled for: 54 days Cost per day of travel: Bolivia is … Continue reading

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Finally, We Present: The Salar de Uyuni

Thanks to our guide, we arrived at the salt flats for sunset after a long day of driving. We joined a few other groups at the edge of the salt to watch the sun disappear. We decided to shed our … Continue reading

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Flamingos and Dusty Roads – More from the Southwest Circuit to The Salar de Uyuni

We bumped along the high altitude plains and canyons of the Southwest Circuit, for almost two days before reaching the more famous lagoons. Now, lagoons on their own might not be that exciting, but when you stuff them full of … Continue reading

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The Wild, Wild West (of Bolivia)

After helpful Spanish lessons, feeling like locals in Sucre, and a quick stop in Potosi, it was time to make our way to Tupiza. This is where we were going to organize our tour of South Western Bolivia, which of … Continue reading

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Spanish in Sucre and Feeling High in Potosi

Even though we had already spent more time in Bolivia than we had anticipated, we decided to spend a week in Sucre and take more Spanish classes. We both felt that we had improved quite a bit since our first … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Beer and More…

Bolivia has not exactly been the beer lover’s retreat, probably because there are only a few national brands. But one good thing about getting further south on the continent is that the wine is starting to get cheaper, better, and … Continue reading

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Toucans, and Condors, and Monkeys, Oh My!

After our amazing experience in Torotoro, we took a 15 hour-long bus ride (not quite as much fun) to Bolivia’s largest city, Santa Cruz.  We only made a quick stop in Santa Cruz, prior to heading to Samaipata, but were still … Continue reading

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