Across the Salar- San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni, Bolivia


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Published: June 28th 2016
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Well, after nearly 3 years since this trip, I've decided it's about time I finished this blog! (And many more besides!) The inspiration for me finally restarting, came from Sita & Miri, two lovely ladies I met during my time in South America & who are currently back there exploring once again! Now where were we? Ahh San Pedro de Atacama....... Day 1 October 12, 2013 My 3 day adventure began wi... Read Full Entry



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Very comfy twin rooms.
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Salar as far as the eye can see.......
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Isla Incahuasi , courtesy of Fabio
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Isla Incahuasi to the expanses of the Salar
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Exploring Isla Incahuasi
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Did I say the island is covered in giant cactus?
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Fun on the Salar, courtesy of Dieterik.
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Yay, the weather's cleared!
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The boys are pleased too!
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Fun with perspective
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International flags near the ruins of the original salt hotel.
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A closer look. why no Aussie flag?
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Ruins of the original salt hotel
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Montanas del Sal, piles of harvested salt. The salt is apparently more than 10m thick!
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One of our last stops before we head for the small town of Colchani.
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A bit of retail therapy in Colchani.
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Kristina having fun in Uyuni rail graveyard. When Bolivia's trains stopped using coal in the 1930s, they were dumped here. Now they are a "tourist attraction" of sorts- in amongst kilometres of plastic rubbish..........
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Derelict rolling stock



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