4 days on another planet (in Bolivia) May 10th 2006 After an exceptionally freezing cold night bus from La Paz, we arrive at Uyuni at 6am. Its cold (very cold), so cold that the condensation on the inside of the bus windows was actually a thick layer of ice. We eventually find a hostel with room, check in and sleep til its warm enough to venture out.
Uyuni is small, really small and focused on a main dusty strip with a few restaurants and shops. ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Uyuni 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
After 7 months of post-uni office clerking in the beautiful world of student finance, Im off to meet university friends Tom and Matt to see whats going on in Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil these days.... full info