The journey to the Uyuni Salt Flats isn’t easy, but the payoff is worth it. From La Paz to Uyuni flights to buses and trains, here are the transport options.
If you’re planning to tour the Uyuni Salt Flats, be sure to spend a night at one of the unique salt hotels in Bolivia. Yes, everything is made of salt!
Copacabana is the gateway to Isla del Sol, serving as a launching off point for the boats that shuttle tourists back and forth. When I began looking into Copa, I thought it sounded like a fun beach town. Well, there is a beach. But that’s about it.
Salar de Uyuni is one of the driest places on earth—but that’s not what makes it remarkable. Instead, it’s the stark landscape that pits a vibrant blue skyline against the sparkling white earth, made entirely of salt. It’s no wonder a trip here is on many people’s bucket lists.
We’re just about ready to welcome in 2014 (where does the time go?!) and that’s given me a chance to look back on the year that was.
La Paz has been described as a city unlike any other, and the second you get a glimpse of it you’ll understand why. It basically defies logic, with hundreds of thousands of tiny homes built into the side of the huge mountains right in the middle of the city.