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Trent Brandie
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La Paz, Bolivia: Part 3: Pick Pocketed & The Ring of Fire
After death road and conquering my bucket list item of going above 6,000m I still wasn't quite finished in La Paz. There was one more challenge awaiting me... The World's Most Dangerous Vindaloo! I wanted to earn my 3rd T-Shirt from La Paz. The challenge aw...

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La Paz, Bolivia: Part 2: Slaying the 6,088m Demon
The day after conquering Death Road I explored the city and struggled walking around in the altitude. After a day of being a tourist I met up with a few Aussies that I had shared hostels with in Cordoba and Mendoza for a few night drinks. We shared a few de...

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La Paz, Bolivia: Part 1: El Camino de la Muerte - Death Road!
La Paz, officially Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of The Peace), is Bolivia's other capital city. In the 19th century all of the government and power slowly relocated from Sucre to La Paz. Although, La Paz isn't the official capital of Bolivia, parliame...

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Sucre, Bolivia: Street Food, French Sugar and Back to School
Following a short 2 hour bus ride I was in Sucre. Without seeing a map or anything I walked as I normally do, except this time it didn't work so well. After walking around in circles for about 2 hours I saw a sign for a HI Hostel. After checking-in seeing a...

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Potosi, Bolivia: It's A Little High Up Here
After leaving the hospital I was dropped off in the centre of Potosi where I quickly found a private room for a couple of nights. Potosi was a very important city in the Spanish Empire, at one stage it is believed to have bankrolled the empire. Over 40,000 ...

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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia: The Largest Salt Flats in the World!
After leaving the hospital in Uyuni and getting some sleep Leo (driver), Ely (tour guide) and I made a late start to the Salt Flats. Uyuni was in a blockade with all transportation workers on strike and blocking all roads in and out of the city (I forgot to...

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Tupiza to Uyuni, Bolivia: The Amazing Tour and With a Bad Ending
While waiting for my bus out of Argentina I saw the Frenchies from Tilcara, they are like rabbits in Argentina, the group was now 7. I shouted "Francia!" but they didn't hear me. When I hopped on the bus I was greeted Alex and Becca (the American couple fro...

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Tilcara, Argentina: Friends, Hiking, Llamas, Salt Flats, Hitchhiking and Cooking
Upon waiting for my bus from Salta to Tilcara I met 2 awesome Argentineans making the same trip, Mauro & Ale (Alejandra). Mauro had actually wrote to me on Couchsurfing to meet up in Tucumán. I utilised their local skills for the hostel search. They walked ...

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Tucumán & Salta, Argentina: Día de Independencia - Independence Day
I arrived in Tucumán at 8am in the morning after a bus ride through the night. I found myself WiFi and got the address of a hostel. I was indecisive about whether to walk 40 mins or spend $3 on a cab ride following the warnings I received about Tucumán bein...
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