Stop 12: Salar de Uyuni (The Salt Flats) October 5th 2010 We were slightly apprehensive before doing the salt flat tour. As those of you who have been here will know there are all sorts of horror stories about bad driving, cars breaking down and freezing temperatures. We listened carefully to the advice we were given by other travellers and researched tour companies to find a tour we trusted. And we had a great time!
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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