Bolivia, Chile, La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

Bolivia/Chile Desert Crossing, Day 3: Geysirs and Crossing into Chile

On the last day of the desert crossing we were up at 6 in the morning, frozen as a stick and just wanting to get into the car with maximum heating on. It was going to be a long day with lots of driving, but that was something we did not mind at all as […]

Bolivia, La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

Bolivia/Chile Desert Crossing, Day 2: Desert, Lagoons and Flamingos

The ones who wanted to get up to see the sunrise over the Salt Flats did so, while the rest of us just got up for breakfast around half an hour before leaving the hotel at eight. We knew we had lots of driving and lots of sights on our programme and even though it […]

Bolivia, La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

Bolivia/Chile Desert Crossing, Day 1: Uyuni and the Salt Flats

Having spent the night in Uyuni, a small town with just 20 000 people and overpriced souveniers, we were ready to leave around noon to start our three day desert crossing with four wheel drive cars that would take us to Chile. Just after ten minutes of driving we had our first stop, which was […]

Bolivia, La Paz to Buenos Aires Adventure

Potosi and the mining tours

Potosi is the worlds highest city with its 4090 meters and was once one of the biggest and wealthiest city in all of the Americas because of the mines of Cerro Rico (“Rich Mountain”) that brough out more than 60 000 tonnes of silver. The mines have also claimed more than 8 million lives, and […]