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Backpacking the Salt Flats? Here's some useful tips. The reflection illusion created by the salt flats of the sky and clouds

Backpacking the Salt Flats? Here’s some useful tips

I’d landed on the moon and by eck’ it was a good place to land.
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So, you’re Backpacking the Salt Flats?. If you’re into photography, you’ll capture the most unusual photos of your life here. I normally hate tours, being told what to do, where to go. I like to do what I want when I want (brat).
However, I honestly loved this the tour and was fascinated by driving around in a 4×4 jeep with 6 other people across plains…

What to expect backpacking Uyuni with advice and tips. The endless desert with a car to the left hand side and mountains surrounding

What to expect backpacking Uyuni with advice and tips

As soon as I got there I wanted to get out. Sadly food poisoning kicked in and I spent 3 very lonely, ill days in the best hotel I could find. Which was shite.
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So, what to expect backpacking Uyuni with advice and tips.
This place is how I picture the wild west, with hay bails rolling down the empty streets. Ideally I was looking at getting an overnight coach here arriving in the morning and leaving on a tour by…

Advice on what to prepare for backpacking La Paz. The view of La Paz from the top of the Teleferico

Advice on what to prepare for backpacking La Paz

As with many who venture here, I lost my shit in La Paz. Altitude, Wild Rover and Loki hostel parties that would be illegal in Europe and, how do you say? The prison known for some of the best high grade… Anyway no beating around the bush here.
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Now I’m simple minded but here’s my advice on what to prepare for backpacking La Paz. I found the culture and structure of the city mind-bogglingly-fascinating. As I said though, I’m simple…