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The Bolivian Death Train and Dead Trains

October 5th 2006
Well, i decided not to say before in the blogs what the train ride i was taking is termed over here. But, yes the train from Calama to Uyuni in Bolivia is one of many train journies in South America called "The Death Train". Why its called this im not sure as there was certainly no actual danger of death during the trip as such. The greatest problem encountered was in fact boredom and frustration ... 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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