Wet season or dry season? The best time to visit the Bolivian Salt Flats

Taking a step in the Bolivian Salt Flats or Salar de Uyuni is like taking a step in another planet. It is almost twelve thousand feet above sea level where the oxygen is low and more than ten and a half thousand square kilometres in size. The landscape is the same for as far as the eye can see which results in some pretty cool photos and makes Salar de Uyuni a travel photographer’s dream. View Post

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How to do a whistle-stop tour of Peru and Bolivia

This spring my partner and I had 11 days to go somewhere (well two places) we had always wanted to go… Peru and Bolivia.

Given that we had limited time we toyed with the idea of doing just one or the other, but then with the fear of missing out on our minds – when will we go to South America again!?- we decided to do both by concentrating on the highlights of both: Machu Picchu and Salar de Uyuni (the salt flats). View Post

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What I bought in Brazil

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For shopaholics like myself who love nothing more than to peruse a supermarket in a foreign land, new destinations mean a chance to pick up some interesting bits and bobs, and this is what I ending up buying during my recent trip to Rio de Janeiro. View Post

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