So cold... so so cold... - Salar de Uyuni July 3rd 2009 Tim Version:
* Saw the endless white salt plains, odd little rock rabbits, islands that aren't surrounded by water and all sorts of wonders.
* Froze so f'ing badly that it made me feel sick!
The I'm a pussy when it comes to the cold version:
The bus from La Paz to Uyuni - god damn its cold! Below 0 cold. Ice on the windows cold. There were some tiny little heating pipes in the bus but th ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de 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
24, Male, West Aussie going backpacking in Central America and South America.
Countries I hit include England, Northern Ireland, Portugal and Spain for relatives and relaxation, then for the backpacking its Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and maaybe Chile if time and cash allows.
Backpacking, I want to experience it all from the ground to get a better look and feel for the places. Walking and public buses instead of taxis, that kind of deal, to get more amongst it.
Hopefully by the end I will be able to speak Spa... full info