Trip Report: La Paz and Surroundings

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by Marisol Mosquera After our long journey across deserts, lagoons and the Salar de Uyuni and endless drives through Potosi and Sucre, arriving in La Paz by plane – and into our 5 star hotel Casa Grande – was the most unbelievable indulgence. La Paz and Surroundings The condition of…

Trip Report: Potosi and Sucre

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Potosi and Sucre by Marisol Mosquera The drive between Uyuni and Potosi used to take all day, but with paved road all the way, it is now a swift 3 and a half hour drive. Nico and I, together with Vicky and Nora who joined us from Aracari’s Lima office,…

Trip Report: Desert, Lagoons and the Salar de Uyuni

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Peru trip report by Marisol Mosquera I have been to the Salar de Uyuni  and Desert + Lagoons area twice before, but it had been a while since I last visited. Since then there have been some improvements to the infrastructure, which makes the visit easier and expands the itinerary…

Explora Travesía Uyuni

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Redefining travel in the Chilean and Bolivian Altiplanos, including the Salar de Uyuni In March 2007 we suggested a visit to the highlands of south-western Bolivia, calling it an Adventure of a Lifetime. In late 2007 we revisited the region to re-experience this journey – only this time our travel…