Monthly Archives: December 2009

World Trip 2009-2010: Day 29 – Uyuni to Salt Flats, Bolivia

Friday 25 December 2009 Highlights: Exploring the Train Cemetery, Seeing how Salt is extracted, Exploring the Salt Flats, Christmas in Bolivia, Staying in a Salt Hotel Kelly was struggling due to altitude sickness and went to local hospital to receive … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 28 – Potosi to Uyuni, Bolivia

Thursday 24 December 2009 Highlights: Travel day, watching local landscape change Leaving Potosi we caught a local long distance bus to Uyuni which took around 4.5 hours with one stop in the middle of nowhere to allow us to stretch … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 27 – Sucre to Potosi, Bolivia

Wednesday 23 December 2009 Highlights: Exploring a Potosi mine, buying dynamite, attending a Christmas event. Today we travelled for 4 hours from Sucre to mining town of Potosi stopping a few times to stretch our legs and take photos of … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 26 – Sucre, Bolivia

Tuesday 22 December 2009 Highlights: High altitude hike, Children’s Charity night Today was the day me and Andrew tested ourselves with a high altitude hike at 3,500 metres above sea level for 10 kms. We were both happy when Karen … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 25 – Sucre, Bolivia

Monday 21 December 2009 Highlights: City tour of Sucre After a nice night in a comfortable bed and a good breakfast Andrew went down the street to get our clothes washed as we were down to almost nothing clean.

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 24 – Santa Cruz to Sucre, Bolivia

Sunday 20 December 2009 Highlights: AeroSur high altitude flight and hair rising landing We said goodbye to David who had an earlier flight to catch, it seems that the first part of our tour is now over. Andrew wrote a … Continue reading

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