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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

June 30th 2011
It was now time to head to Bolivia. Because of a a huge snowstorm over the Andes, the pass had been closed for over two weeks. My bus was one of the first to try again to cross. First, I should explain why you pass over the Andes this way. It is to take a 3 or 4 day tour of a place called Salar de Uyuni, which stands for the saltflats of Uyuni (a dippy little town in Bolivia). Most people ta ... 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
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