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Drinking with the Devil

With just a couple of weeks remaining on my Bolivian visa I leave Sucre and begin heading to Chile, via Maragua a huge volcanic crater and its beautiful surrounding valleys, then on to Potosi, one of the highest cities in the world at 4000m and with it’s famed Silver mine, before returning to Uyuni to make my jump across the border before Christmas.

The Opportunity – Bolivia 4

In Part 4 of Bolivia: After the testing Devils’ Road (from Part 3), I take it easy in laid-back Samaipata, go in search of Ernesto “Ché” Guevara during Holy Week, and then visit Amboró National Park first from the mountainous south and then across the rising rivers of the north as the rainy season begins. As usual I write far too much about far too little….

The Devil’s Road – Bolivia 3

In Part 3 of Bolivia, read as the journey continues, still dropping in altitude on my way from the high cool altiplano to the lowland Amazon. From Tupiza now in the south of Bolivia, heading out east through meteor craters, down towards sea level again and the hot jungle, as well as the hottest place I’ve ever visited, before attempting a ride through this infernal green ocean north along the fiery “Devil’s Road”, one long isolated trail, 600km direct to Sucre….maybe