Bolivia.. Salar de Uyuni, and South to Chile November 18th 2006 After a very long, very bumpy bus journey through Bolivia, spent a day in Uyuni.. sitting in the plaza playing cards and enjoying the heat, lower altitude and lack of hills.. such a quiet, sleepy town (with the worst waiters in the world!) so not much to do, but was nice to chill out there for a day.
The 4 of us then set off in a jeep with Philipo (our driver, guide, mechanic, cook etc etc) and ... 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