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First Vista

The first of many amazing views we had on the tour.
Stuck in a Jeep for 4 days!

May 7th 2007
Despite warnings from people that Bolivia was closed due to protests involving burning cars and barricades, I made the crossing from La Quiaca to Villazon (by foot, over a bridge) very easily and found myself pretty shocked by what I found on the other side of the border. ( Note: Shock when you are traveling is actually a good thing, so I must make a note here that when I use words like ¨stra ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de 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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