Uyuni - Tupiza (On the ´rim´ of defeat) November 30th 2009 We are now on the home stretch, with an estimated 450 Kms to go.
Uyuni was reasonably fun, though our journey out was abismal. We thought we should take a slight detour to the train cemetary not far from the city, and what we thought was on the way. I think if we had not arrived there by bikes, it would not have been worth it. It was a very odd place and not surprisingly full of large old ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Tupiza 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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I have noticed that there are still plenty of people reading this blog. Before and during our trip I read many blogs like ours in order to research what we were getting ourselves into. Seeing that there are still people visiting our site leads me to believe that other tour cyclists are doing research just like we did. If you fall under this category then do feel free to get in touch. I am more than happy to help as I remember how daunting the whole thing was.
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