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Uyuni and the Salt Flats

This blog post is all about pictures really, but I’ll put them all at the end. After five weeks of volunteering in Jupapina, it was time to be a tourist so I headed off on an overnight bus from La Paz to Uyuni to see the infamous… 639 more words


Thoughts On The Southwest

I was driving across Nevada, and I had the opportunity to think about just how big the US is. When I was a teacher in South Korea, I used to try to explain the scale of the US and just how spread out everything is. 180 more words

And Where I've Been

Bolivia: the Salt Flats

A tour of the Bolivian Salt Flats was always high on our list of ‘must dos’ for South America. I had seen countless photographs of the popular site with the characteristic allusions of perspective on the white salt flats and couldn’t wait to do our own. 1,041 more words


Salt Flats and flat tyres in the Bolivian desert

We left La Paz on an overnight bus that brought us into Uyuni in the southwest corner of Bolivia the following morning. At the Bamba tour office we met our new travel companions for the coming days. 1,897 more words


A salty day

Today we went to the salt flats. They’re the world’s biggest salt flats and they were formed from a huge, salty lake that evaporated years ago. 131 more words


On thin ice...

Well I do mean thin, but certainly not ice! The salt flats were proving exciting just to think about and we hadn’t even arrived yet! 271 more words