• Rio Paraguay
  • Rio Paraguay
  • Pantanal
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Do you ever wonder if it is still possible to travel this world for some days without meeting any other tourists? After traveling through South-America for over four months, we really started to question this. Yet, after having traveled through the Bolivian Pantanal and over the Rio Paraguay towards Concepcion, Paraguay I can luckily confirm […]

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Tarabuco Portrait
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Throughout the whole of Bolivia many women are wearing hats, from cowboy hats to the British bowler hat, which was introduced by British railway workers in the 1920s. Whether being used against the sun, the cold or just being fashion, it is difficult to tell, but some women still seem to wear their hats from […]

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  • Tarabuco Back
  • Tarabuco Back
  • Tarabuco Child
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Out of the city, into the countryside, off we went to Tarabuco, where hundreds of indigenous people from the surrounding countryside weekly descend on the town for the local Sunday market. Many of the locals come in their traditional clothing, wearing colorful blankets to transport their merchandise. Once in a while the children are being […]

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Salar De Uyuni
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With an area of almost 11.000 square kilometers Salar de Uyuni is the largest saltflat on earth and an important source for salt and other natural resources, such as lithium and magnesium. The Bolivian government maintains a strong control over the exploitation of the salt-flats and does not allow foreign companies to exploit the area. […]

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  • Salar de Uyuni, Isla Del Pescado
  • Salar de Uyuni, Isla Del Pescado
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In the middle of the Salar de Uyuni suddenly an island arises. One of its names Incahuasi, meaning the Inca house, reveals a historical connection with the Inca empire. The Spanish name Isla del Pescado makes you wonder if there are or once were any fish around. The only animal we discovered was a posing […]

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Flamingo Bolivian Altiplano
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The height, the cold, the wind … flamingos were not the first animals we thought we would see high up on the Bolivian altiplano. And in fact, most of them usually sticking around in summer already seem to have migrated to warmer regions upon our arrival. Whether it were the tougher or the weaker ones […]

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Laguna Colorada
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  The three day trip over the Bolivian altiplano brought us up to heights of 48oo meters and beautiful hidden gems, such as Laguna Colorada. In the course of the day the color of this lake changes  to a bright red, caused by red sediments and pigmentation of some algae.

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