The Salar de Uyuni is one of South America’s most famous tourist attractions. Almost everyone I met who was travelling around South America came there sooner or later. Some even made this their only stop in Bolivia, quickly dropping by to see the salt flat before flying out to other destinations.

It is true, the Salar de Uyuni is impressive. The salt flats stretch out to the horizon, a surreal landscapes that crunches underneath your feet as you move. The white is so blinding that it is impossible to keep one’s eyes open without sunglasses. Taking pictures here is one of the highlights of everyone’s visit. But before you come to the Salar, there are a few things to keep in mind to take home the most memorable photos.…


I have never told any travel stories on this blog before. Almost all of my posts have been about things to do in specific places. But this story is one that I want to share with everyone because it is one that I enjoyed a lot and also because there are far too many negative stories about the Salar de Uyuni out there.

When I plan a trip, I do a lot of research. I enjoy spending hours in front of a computer, looking up far-away places that I could travel to. I especially enjoy it when it’s four in the morning and I’m having a horrible night shift. It makes me realise that things will be better one day.

There was only one moment during my research that I wondered if I shouldn’t rather keep my job, do more night shifts and keep safe.…

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