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Salta: Into Argentina

June 10, 2011

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Due to the ridiculous fact that the Chile-Argentina border shuts down overnight, we were required to waste a day on the 12-hour trip between San Pedro and Salta. Luckily, the bus was more comfortable than most, which boded well for the rest of my time in Argentina. The next morning in the city itself (nice, busy […]

San Pedro De Atacama: Money and Sand

June 8, 2011

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Having successfully fooled an English couple into thinking that a few days in my company wouldn´t be too bad, I found a quiet and decent hostel in San Pedro shortly after arriving in Chile. After a decent salmon lunch, noticeably much more expensive than in Bolivia (a feeling that was to become familiar), the next […]

Uyuni and the Salar: Picture Perfect

June 7, 2011

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In true Bolivian style, my 10am bus to Uyuni unapologetically became an 11.30am bus, and I did not make it to Uyuni until 5pm. This was no great disappointment, since the town itself proved to be small, cold and interest-free, aside from the inside of the bizarrely-named Extreme Fun Pub. My achievements upon arrival consisted […]