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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

Following 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 over the Salar de Uyuni from the highest point on Isla Incahuasi, and then […]

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Bolivia's Salt Flats

A Journey to the End of the Earth: Exploring Bolivia’s Salt Flats (part one)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Exploring Bolivia's Salt Flats

I fully intended to finish the chronological coverage of the five months I spent in Peru and Bolivia last year before I wrote about any other destinations I visited after my return.  In fact my original intention was to have completed this chronological coverage before this year even began. Yet here I am in the […]

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Passing Through Pisac

In order to continue our journey from Ollantaytambo, we had no option but to return to Cusco (the other direction headed deeper into the Sacred Valley and away from civilisation), and it seemed a shame to overlook the charming village of Pisac, seeing as though we would bypass it on route back to the imperial […]

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