Category Archives: Bolivia

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Argentina! – Tupiza to La Quiaca (93k/20,909k, 4,010 ft)

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(September 18 – written by Dave) We made it to Argentina!  Woohoo.  We have flags on the back of our bikes that say Alaska to Argentina so if we stopped now, we would have at least achieved the flag goal.  … Continue reading

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Butch and Sundance in Bolivia

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(September 17 – written by Dave) Yesterday and today we have been staying in the Butch Cassidy Hostel in Tupiza, Bolivia.  According to some historical tellings (there appear to be many), it was near Tupiza that Butch (Robert Parker) and … Continue reading

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Stunning SW Bolivia – Atocha to Tupiza (106k/20,816k, 5,500 ft)

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(September 16 – written by Nancy) Okay, this will be a very short post as we are both bushed from a long day on the bikes.  We left Atocha this morning at just after 7 am and rolled into Tupiza … Continue reading

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Nothing days (almost) – Uyuni to Atocha (92k/20,709k, 1,740ft)

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(September 14-15 – written by Dave) We ended up staying an extra day in Uyuni so that Nancy could rest and get over her stomach issues.  Nothing really happened all day.  We rested, read, planned and watched CNN.  Sometimes you … Continue reading

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Uyuni trains

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(September 13 – written by Dave) I’ll start this post by saying that I am not a “train guy”.   Don’t get me wrong, I like trains.  Both Nancy and I rode the train daily to get work when we lived … Continue reading

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Into the wild west – Colchani to Uyuni (27k/20,618k, 90ft)

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(September 12 – written by Dave) We were pretty slow moving this morning, not leaving our fancy hotel until 10:30 – we could get used those swanky digs.  We spent about 2 hours at the brekkie buffet, no rush and … Continue reading

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Surviving the salt – Isla Incahuasi to Colchani (77k/20,590k, 200ft)

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(September 11 – written by Nancy) Well, last night wasn’t quite as restful in the old refugio as we had hoped, though I guess that’s to be expected with that many people sharing a small space.  Actually I think it … Continue reading