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Being swallowed by the Catcher in the Rye  
   

Being swallowed by the Catcher in the Rye

Fun perspectives on the salt flats
Salar de Uyuni--Otherwordly Adventure

August 15th 2013
Remote, Touristy Uyuni Yikes--I had only five days left on my Bolivian visa! Time to leave La Paz, Bolivia's capital (the highest in the world) and head to remote Uyuni for a tour of one of the country's highlights--the Salar de Uyuni. Barring another Bolivian roadblock or problems with the tour jeep, I would be deposited at the Chilean border on August 15, the last day of my visa--ah, life on ... read more
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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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20th October 2013

Love it!
Great book to pose with. Sorry the visa is running short.
20th October 2013

Ah, visas!
It was so great in the south of South America because I could stay three months in Argentina, then hop across the Andes or a river, get a stamp, stay awhile and return for another three months. In Bolivia, it was three months in a year--not enough! But I did find a lot of good books in exchanges, and it was great to live like a queen for awhile.

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