Advertisement
« previous next »
P1000646  
   

P1000646

The Salt Flats and La Paz

October 18th 2009
Our next outing was to the salt flats of Uyuni in South West Bolivia which are the largest of their kind in the world. We were scheduled for a leisurely 10.30 start only to be told the night before that planned strike action by truck drivers meant we needed to leave at 7 to try and avoid the blockade on the edge of town. After an hour or so driving in the jeep over the flats we reached the bizar ... read more
South America » Bolivia

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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.234s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 11; qc: 72; dbt: 0.0714s; 72; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 4; ; mem: 6.6mb