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Isla Incahuasi, Bolivia's Salt Flats

Perspective-skewed Photographs and an Island Covered with Cactus: Exploring Bolivia’s Salt Flats (part four)

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Exploring Bolivia's Salt Flats

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Exploring Bolivia’s Salt FlatsFollowing our mild carbon monoxide poisoning scare the night before, we woke up giddy with nothing but excitement, for this was the final day of our 4-day tour through Bolivia’s Salt Flats.  This was the day that we’d watch the sun rise […]

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Getting Higher in Ayacucho

I’m not entirely sure why any company would ONLY offer a night bus service for a journey that is just 5 hours long.  But that’s exactly what Expreso Molina did between Huancavelica and Ayacucho (pronounced like ‘higher’ without the ‘h’ followed by ‘coocho’).  So, having only boarded the bus at 12:30am, and finally finding some […]

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My V Dub Bug Obsession: Beetles of Peru

The humble Volkswagen Beetle is the longest-running and most-manufactured car of a single design platform, worldwide. Designed by Porsche in 1934 (although designs were not finalised until 1938) following Hitler’s demands for a cheap, simple car to be mass-produced for the new road network of his country, the first Volkswagen Beetle left the factory on the […]

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