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bolivien: villazón – salar de uyuni / juli 2016

bolivien: villazón – salar de uyuni / juli 2016

am 07.07.2016 überquerten wir die grenze argentinien – bolivien von la quiaca nach villazón. immigration und zoll beider staaten sind zwar separat, aber nebeneinander im selben gebäude untergebracht. der übertritt war unproblematisch, ohne kontrolle von sunny...
Saying goodbye with wine // Argentina

Saying goodbye with wine // Argentina

Reaching Cafayate mid-afternoon, we had two simple things on the agenda: find somewhere to camp, and eat! A quick detour via the local tourist agency helped us on the camping front, and we quickly found ourselves basking in the sun outside the plaza eating steak and...
Glacier Perito Moreno

Glacier Perito Moreno

[[From El Chaltén and it’s Mount Fitz Roy, which offered probably the most spectacular views so far, we quickly made it to our next stop: El Calafate. The city itself is nothing special, it’s mostly a gateway to the nearby must-see attraction: Perito...
Navigating History // Argentina

Navigating History // Argentina

Since starting life on the road, we’ve become quite slow. To be honest, our blog name should really include a quip about tortoises because that’s what we feel like; two slow, tortoises who are winning the race that is life (life on the road is definitely winning at...
A Bit of Brazil

A Bit of Brazil

It’s not all samba and football in Brazil you know, there’s other good stuff too! Last time we came to Brazil it was for a Caipirinha-fuelled 24 hr stop-over in Río with the freight-ship on our way to Uruguay. Now we’re zipping in from Bolivia to see a different...
El Chaltén and Mt Fitz Roy

El Chaltén and Mt Fitz Roy

[[After a small blog-detour to Bolivian market, we’re back in Patagonia. Last time, we left Chile and crossed the border to Argentina. Carretera Austral is, unfortunately, basically a dead end road – there is no road connecting it’s end in Villa...
Beginning Bolivia

Beginning Bolivia

We never learn our lesson! Crossing a border during the sacred ‘eating of the lunch’ ritual – don’t do it folks! These people take their lunch-break seriously! You only end up with a lot of waiting and not necessarily in an orderly line. But in our excitement at...