Uyuni Salt Flats Part 3: Grading Cordillera Traveller, Our Tour Company

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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Uyuni Salt Flats:There are literally hundreds of reviews of the many countries that do the Salar de Uyuni 3-day trip. Some companies run routes from San Pedro to Uyuni (like …

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Ecuador and Galapagos Photos Posted!

We have posted our photos from our trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. You can check them out on our blog or on Facebook. Blog posts about our time there are coming soon, we promise!

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New Travel Plans, and the Continued Fight Against Travel Fatigue

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If you’ve noticed we’ve been largely off the grid the last few weeks, you’d be right. Following a rather nasty bout of travel fatigue that struck in Bolivia, we made the decision to fly directly to Ecuador and spend two …

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One Night in La Paz

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After making the decision to change course and jetset to the Galapagos, we had to get from Sucre, Bolivia, all the way to Guayaquil, Ecuador, and the only option (short of days on a bus through Peru) was a flight. …

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A Bomb Scare in Sucre!

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After leaving Potosi, new haircut in tow, we took a short bus ride to Sucre, the “true” capital of Bolivia. Sucre is actually the judicial capital, while La Paz, the most recognized, is the administrative capital (it’s split somewhat like …

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Uyuni Salt Flats Part 2: Tour Day 3 and Uyuni

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Uyuni Salt Flats:One of the best parts of the Uyuni salt flat tour is the build-up. On the first and second days of the tour, you see some truly beautiful and interesting …

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Potosi, or, Bolivians Love My New Haircut

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Our next stop after Uyuni was Potosi, which was the highest stop of our trip, at over 14,000ft (4060 meters) above sea level. Potosi used to be one of the richest cities in the world back in the 17th century, …

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Uyuni Salt Flats, Part 1: San Pedro and Tour Days 1 & 2

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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Uyuni Salt Flats:Leaving the beaches behind, we took an overnight bus north into the mountains to San Pedro de Atacama. This was only our second night bus of the trip …

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