Category Archives: Bolivia

Day 45 – Bolivia / Argentina border crossing

We’ve probably just had our longest day so far. We were up around 3am to get our bus to Villazón, the small border town which lies just north of the Argentinean boundary. By about 3.15 we had brushed our teeth, … Continue reading

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Day 44 – Haircuts and more accidents in Tupiza

The day after the accident with the horse, John was a little sore to say the least. Plus we both had pretty sore bums after straddling a horse for 7 hours. But that wouldn’t be the end of the accidents … Continue reading

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Day 43 – Horse Riding in Tupiza

Time for another activity and this time horse riding in Tupiza. I have only been on a horse once many years ago while John’s only experience was riding a donkey back home in Blackpool. In very limited Spanish I tried to explain … Continue reading

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Day 42 – To Tupiza we go

Out last stop in Bolivia was to be Tupiza, a town which many skip deciding to head straight to Argentina after visiting the salt flats. We started super early to get the bus, leaving the hostel at around 3 in the morning, … Continue reading

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Day 41 – Up at 6am only to miss the sunrise at the salt flats

It’s day two of our tour of the salt flats. We got up at 6am to be greeted with a dull breakfast before setting off to see the sunrise. But the Argentinian girl in our group had other plans. She … Continue reading

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