Bolivia

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Dancing and driving our way through the Salar de Uyuni

In one word: AMAZING! That is how we would describe our tour through the Salar de Uyuni and the Los Lípez region. The Salar de Uyuni comprises the immense and surreal salt flats, while Los Lípez is a beautiful and wild region in the southwestern corner of Bolivia. Together with Emilie, Arnaud, Stephanie, Lotte and […]

From cozy Sucre to freezing Uyuni

After La Paz it was time to move on to the real capital of Bolivia, Sucre. We spent several days in this beautiful city with its old colonial buildings. Read below about our pleasant stay in a cute apartment, our walk on the roof of a church and how we celebrated Tom’s birthday. And not […]

La Paz: the surrogate capital of Bolivia

Although the location of La Paz is very high (>4000 meter in some places), La Paz was not high on our list of cities to visit. However, as La Paz is conveniently located for a lot of activities, we have spent quite some time there. And we ended up liking it more than we had […]

Climbing Huayna Potosi (>6000m): a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Yes, we did it! We booked a tour to climb Huayna Potosi, a mountain of 6088m and relatively close to La Paz. To be honest, we were a bit nervous to start the climb. Read below our experiences of this exhaustive and worthwhile trip. Why are we so crazy to climb a >6000m-peak? After we […]

Much of sun and fun on Isla del Sol

Our crossing of Peru brought us to Bolivia. Our first stop was Copacabana, a small town which serves as a base to visit Isla de Sol. This is a small island in Lake Titicaca, the highest mountain lake in the world.

Tom and Renée

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