Salar de Uyuni Part II - Bolivian breakdowns August 15th 2007 It was half way through day two of our San Pedro to Uyuni trip and things were going swimmingly. The plan was to get to the Salt Hotel at the edge of the vast Salar de Uyuni salt flat in time for sunset, however the previously superficial mechanical anomalies were about to get more fundamental...
The first major problem was a broken leaf spring, a rather vital part of the suspension for thos ... read more
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
Hi there everybody,
We hope you enjoy reading about our exploits whilst we're on our 16 month BIG TRIP. Many people have asked why we are going and in an attempt to explain here is a quote from the famous British explorer Eric Shipton.
"In these days of upheaval and violent change, when the basic values of today are the vain and shattered dreams of tomorrow, there is much to be said for the philosphy which aims at living a full life while the opportunity offers. There are few treasures of more lasting worth than the experience of a way of life that is itself wholly satisfying. Such, aft... full info