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Mending the train before we left....hmmmmm!  

Mending the train before we left....hmmmmm!

Oruro...cant be that bad a place...can it??

March 7th 2012
Our next destination wasn’t necessarily a place that we wanted to go to. The real reason for us visiting Oruro was more of a requirement. Basically, we were heading toward Uyuni in order to see the Salt Flats and there were two main ways of going about it. The first was to take a bus directly from La Paz to Uyuni and the second, to stop off in Oruro and get the train down there instead. Since we ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Oruro Department » Oruro

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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