Bolivia

Alcohol, Drugs and Dynamite

  Potosi in Bolivia is one of the physically highest cities in the world.  At an altitude of 13,420 life is hard enough just existing, but in this city the main industry is the continuation of a 450 yea... Read More...

Tarabuco Market

  Our arrival in Sucre on a Saturday turned out to be very serendipitous, as it allowed us to take a short bus ride over to the weekly Sunday market in Tarabuco.  Up until recently, this was a very trad... Read More...
Abandoned locomotive at Bolivia's railroad graveyard

Bolivia’s Train Graveyard

Exploring Bolivia's Train Graveyard Once we arrived in Uyuni itself, the tour was pretty much finished, except for one last stop to an eerie old train graveyard.  Imported from Great Britain in the late part o... Read More...

Salar de Uyuni

  Rising early the next morning to a steaming cup of the ubiquitous third world Nescafe,  we headed out towards what would be the highlight of the trip...the Salar de Uyuni. As empty as a newborn's i... Read More...

The Atacama desert of Bolivia

  After a final night of sleep in a comfortable bed, James and I climbed into a  pair of decrepit old Land Rovers with  drivers who spoke next to no English, and had an apparent case of chronic sleep de... Read More...

Valle De La Luna

  After leaving Easter Island, James and I headed to the Atacama desert to take a more unconventional path into Bolivia. We caught a quick flight and bus to a town called San Pedro de Atacama. This is a... Read More...