Thursday, December 12, 2019

A La Maison La Paz: Nice Hotel, If You Can Find It

Getting There: WikiTravel says it costs 70 boliviano from the airport. I didn't have to negotiate with the taxi to get this rate. With one night in La Paz before the Salt Flats in Uyuni,...

Chile Border Crossing, San Pedro, Llama Burgers, Airport Transfer to Calama

Crossing borders over land versus air is always interesting. I have only done it a few times (USA to Mexico/Canada, Romania to Bulgaria, Bosnia to Croatia, to name a few.)‎ After the Bolivian salt flats...

Golfing on the Moon: Club de Golf, La Paz

When I read that La Paz had a golf course and it was the highest in the world, I was in. I also read that there's a par three that looks like you're on the moon. What more could I ask for?

Eat La Paz: Luciernagas

After golfing on the moon, it was time to eat. I read about a family owned Bolivian restaurant called Luciernagas. It is located on Ave lllimani 1683, La Paz, Bolivia. I arrived an hour...

La Paz: Lively & Crazy, But What About Safety?

La Paz was never a city I wanted to visit. I never heard anything particularly good about it or particularly bad. When I chose to stay one night before going to Uyuni, home of...

Boliviana de Aviación: An Aerial Shot of the Great Salt Flats

Initially, I was supposed to spend a few hours in La Paz on my way to Uyuni, home of the world's largest salt flats. Instead of taking the hell bus to Uyuni that takes...

Booking Salt Flats Tour Upon Arrival: Good Or Bad Idea?

Disclaimer: I get paid if you get your visa through my link via VisaHQ!  I really was looking forward to seeing the salt flats in Uyuni, Bolivia. I had spent hundreds on obtaining a visa...

Salt Flats, Bolivia: An Epic, Extraordinary Adventure (Day 1)

The time had come to go on one of the top highlights of my South America & Africa trip. I booked my salt flats tour upon arrival in Uyuni and waited for the 10:30AM departure...

Salt Flats Hotel Uyuni, Bolivia: No Way This Is A Category 5 Hotel!

There was no bellman. There was no status check-in line. There was no WiFi. There was only one outlet with extension cords to charge devices for the entire hotel. Welcome to the salt hotel...

Salt Flats, Bolivia (Day 2): Living in the Land Cruiser

Day 2 began promptly at 6:30AM for most. I chose to skip breakfast to enjoy one more hour of the salt hotel's bedding. If you thought Day 1 was a lot of work, get...
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