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111 hours by bus!

We have covered a lot of distance in the last 4 months, most of it by bus. Starting at the equator, and criss crossing the Andes all the way down to Buenos Aires is a long way to go. I thought it might be interesting to work out just how long we have been sat […]

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Salar de Uyuni

The last few days have been spent travelling through the worlds largest salt flat (Salar de Uyuni), and the worlds driest desert (Atacama)! The adventure started in Oruro with a 10 hour train ride to Uyuni. There was some amazing scenery along the way (until it got dark), and the train itself was in surprisingly […]

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Change of Plans

Tomorrow we start our tour of the Uyuni Salt Plains, and instead of returning to Uyuni afterwards we have decided to make the short border crossing into Chile. From there we will cross back into Argentina (not sure when yet…).

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Toro Toro National Park – Walking with dinosaurs

We decided to step off the “Gringo Trail” and visit the National Park of Toro Toro. Toro Toro is a 4 and a half hour 4×4 ride from Cochabamba and we headed off on Thursday morning at 7.30am.¬† We passed some amazing scenery on the way, and arrived in the little town of Toro Toro […]

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La Paz and Tiwanaku

We have just finished nearly a week in La Paz, and it has been far better than we are expecting. The highest capital city in the world doesn’t have the best of reputations, but we have really enjoyed it! In the city itself we have spent quite a while just wandering the streets, seeing the […]

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Copacabana

We arrived in Bolivia a week ago and our first stop was a trip to the holiday town of Copacabana¬†(currently in La Paz at the moment). We only stayed for a couple of days, but it was a really quiet and peaceful place. We also took a half day tour to the Isle Del Sol. […]

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Bolivia!

On Tuesday the 10th of March we crossed the border into Bolivia! We then spent 3 days in Copacabana (photos to come soon), and now we are in La Paz! We plan to spend around a week here as there is a lot to see.. Photos and a longer blog post to follow in the […]

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