The Salt Flats February 11th 2007 Bussed and trained down to the SW of Bolivia, a town called Uyuni. Uyuni's a dusty old town whose main reason for visiting is that it's a jump off point for a number of very unique landscapes. We launched on a 3 day 4WD tour with 4 other gringos plus the driver and cook. Among the 6 gringos, there were 2 aussies, 1 pom abd 1 german plus us. The combined age was about 180, 96 of those were us. You ... 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
Gary and Penny, from the beginning... Again. Round the world for a year in 07 and we've decided it's time once more. So packing up the house, the jobs, selling the cars and up up and away, this time with no return ticket and no fixed itinerary. A smidgin reckless, sure, but what the hell. May as well indulge in a few passions before the last great journey in who knows when.
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