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On Top of the World

April 14th 2007
From San Pedro we climbed to 4000 meters onto the Altiplano, crossing the border from Chile to Bolivia. Most people were feeling pretty crap with the altitude, headaches and lack of energy. The simple task of getting off the truck to go for a bush pee was quite an effort. We had picked up a guide for the Altiplano at the Bolivian border. It was necessary as there were no roads, just tracks left ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Uyuni

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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