Salt Flats Tour, Tupiza to Uyuni, Bolivia December 9th 2013 Our 4 day tour began in the town of Tupiza, which is surrounded by mountainous, jagged red rocks. The town depends mainly on agriculture and mining. Due to it standing at 2,950m above sea level the temperature can drop to freezing at night, but was late 20's in the day.
We then drove in the jeep up the narrow mountain paths until we reached an incredible view point. The mines can provide mi ... 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