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Uyuni Salt Flats

August 2016

From La Paz I took a very comfortable night bus to Uyuni for a tour of the salt flats.  This was the part of my trip I was most looking forward to and in all honesty I was slightly disappointed by. 112 more words

Part 1: Bolivia

La Paz

After showing my home-town bestie Alice around the city I’ve called home for the last five months, and a heavy-hearted final goodbye to Santiago, our true backpacking adventure began in La Paz. 1,216 more words

Third Year Abroad

Salty Dogs: Cycling Through Bolivia's Salars

When I returned to the Casa de Ciclistas it had been invaded by French, Swiss and Belgians. All very nice people I’m sure, but the lingua franca was no longer English and I found myself drowning in a sea of French chatter. 1,543 more words

South America

Bolivia's Salt Flats, the world's largest optical illusion?

Standing in the middle of the Bolivian Salt Flats plays an impossible trick on the eyes!

The seemingly endless horizon encompasses every direction. At times, there appear to be no mountains with which to navigate, leaving you feeling completely disorientated! 142 more words

How Bolivia Surpassed all my Expectations

The grape vine exists in the travelling world as much as it does anywhere else and while this can often give you invaluable insights or lead you to destinations you wouldn’t otherwise find, it can also cause you to pre-judge or pre-idealise a place you have never been. 1,209 more words


Wednesday of Hope - Defeat is Temporary

During the month of August, I will be posting images from my recent cross country trip, which took me from Chicago to San Francisco, and back. 99 more words