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Volcanic Rocks, Bright Pink Flamingos and a Salt Hotel: Exploring Bolivia’s Salt Flats (part three)

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Exploring Bolivia's Salt Flats

If you’ve read parts one and two of this four-part series, you’ll know that a tour through Bolivia’s Salt Flats incorporates a helluva lot more than a visit to the largest salt flat in the world and some amusing perspective-skewed shots to take away as a treasured souvenir. Bolivia’s south-western altiplano is a vast expanse […]

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Mineral-rich Lakes, Geysers and Hot Springs: Exploring Bolivia’s Salt Flats (part two)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Exploring Bolivia's Salt Flats

I often find myself having to wake up earlier when I’m on the road than when I’m at home working a full-time job five days a week.  Whether it be to make an onward journey by bus or train, catch a flight, join a tour, witness a sunrise, or simply to take advantage of the […]

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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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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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