The Border Run, Bolivia

The Border Run, Bolivia

This leg of my round the world cycle would be characterised by a dose of the trots, a cycle down a railway, sleeping with Llamas and cycling through the area that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met their match.

Cycling the Bolivian salt flats (salars), Bolivia

Cycling the Bolivian salt flats (salars), Bolivia

It was now time to tick off the final item on my Bolivian bike ride and that was to ride the salt salars of Coipasa and Uyuni. En route I would get caught in a terrifying electrical storm, get firmly

Cycling the Bolivian Altiplano (the area of the Andes above about 11,500 ft)

Cycling the Bolivian Altiplano (the area of the Andes above about 11,500 ft)

The morning that I set off heading south from Sajama National Park I did so more in hope than expectation of being able to head south off road.  The journey should take me about a week of living in my

Cycling Sajama National Park, Bolivia

Cycling Sajama National Park, Bolivia

My destination when I set off from La Paz was Sajama National Park which lies around 250km south west from La Paz in the Andes mountains on the border with Chile.  The park is part of the volcanic Cordillera Occidental, location of Bolivia’s

Cycling the ‘Death Road’ and leaving La Paz

Cycling the ‘Death Road’ and leaving La Paz

Time to tick two more bucket list items off my cycling list  – to ride down the ‘world’s most dangerous road’ and to cycle through the mountains of Bolivia.

Hola America Del Sur

Hola America Del Sur

After a fantastic couple of weeks celebrating Christmas with Deirbhle in New Zealand it was time to head for South America to continue my bike ride around the world.

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