Salar de Uyuni June 25th 2013 I arrived in Tupiza with Mariano and a couple of Italians we had met at the border. It was immediately apparent my money would go a lot further in Bolivia, as we managed to find a hostel with beds for 25 Bolivianos per night (around £2.50)! We went out for dinner as a group and it was clear my Spanish had a long way to go, as I could barely follow the conversation.
Although my main reason for ... 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
Having taken a 12 month career break I have decided to embark upon a solo travelling expedition through Thailand, Malaysian Peninsula, New Zealand, South America and North America. I will use this blog to record the highlights, both as something for me to look back on and for anyone who may be interested!... full info