Bolivia

Bolivia Salt Flats

Crossing the Bolivian Salt Flats

Imagine yourself standing in a white room; I mean completely white: all the same shade of white and no shadows.  Now add in a hot, bright sun over your head and a crisp breeze bringing with it just enough unfamiliarity to tell you you’re truly somewhere unique.  You are standing in the Bolivian Salt flats, …

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Bolivian Hospital Nightmare: Worst Case of Diarrhea Ever!

The runs, the bends, the trots…whatever you call it, it’s bound to happen to everyone, especially during extended travel to strange and unfamiliar regions. Usually, it comes and goes without any cause for concern. Less common are visits to the hospital. There are many countries in the world where I’m comfortable with the standard of …

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