Salar de Uyuni

My crossing from Chile in Bolivia was an extraordinary one – one where you experience the largest Salt Flats in the world, emerald coloured lakes, geysers, volcanoes and much more. It was a 3 day journey, although ‘adventure’ is probably a more appropriate phrase. Transport came in the form of the seemingly indestructible Toyota Landcruiser…

Sucre

As-well as being the constitutional capital, Sucre is often regarded as the most beautiful city in Bolivia. Nestled in the Southern Highlands at 2,790 meters above sea level, the city is decorated with colonial, European like architecture, awash with creamy whites that are over coated by spectrums of rustic orange. It is for this reason,…

Yungas – Road of Death

It begins at 15,400 feet and for an estimated 300 people a year ends in the loss of their life, yet Bolivia’s North Yungus Road – better known as ‘The Death Road’ – is among Bolivia’s largest draw cards for a thrill-seeking adventure. So after a late night in central La Paz, the journey to…

La Paz

“A re-occurring theme for my travels was the fact that I had found many capital cities along the way lacking in character – yes, they had history, art galleries and museums, but that’s all the stuff straight out of a textbook. The majority of them are the administrative capitals and not a whole lot more….

Potosí

“After an afternoon of recuperating from the San Pedro to Uyuni adventure, I proceeded to Potosi – a city whose origins date back to pre Hispanic times, in the 16th century. Despite its location – perched at a dizzying height of over 4000 meters above sea-level in the Bolivian Andes, Potosi possesses a rich history.“…