Bolivia, the End: Cochabamba and Santa Cruz

We were coming to the end of our Bolivia adventure, with only 5 more days left in the country.  Back in Cochabamba, we had only 24 hours before a flight to Santa Cruz, 24 hours in which we had to get two things done: La Cancha and silpancho. I’ll start with La Cancha, the largest open market … Continue reading

The Salar Series: Lagoons and Geysers

Most tours of Salar de Uyuni have you choose one of two different expeditions: the first and most obvious takes you to the salt flats themselves, the other takes you to see the many lakes, geysers, hot springs and ancient rock formations in the southern tip of Bolivia — in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna … Continue reading

The Salar Series: El Salar de Uyuni

Coming upon the salt flats from the north, we got our first glimpses of salt as we drove alongside the Volcano Tunupa.  The terrain under us gradually shifted from dirt to salt as we made our way onto El Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flats.  The salt was covered by a thin layer … Continue reading