For some reason, this piece went offline for awhile. So, in case you missed it…
Days: 317-318 (8 May 2015 – 9 May 2015)
Total distance travelled: 60,157.76 kilometres (37,365.07 miles)
A ridiculously cold morning was our farewell from Potosi, the clear skies and roughly 4,000 metres of elevation combining to keep our breath both short and frosty!
We’d decided on the first bus of the morning to hopefully give us time to visit the railway graveyard outside of Uyuni the very same day, but when our bus made what seemed an unscheduled stop an hour into (our four hour) journey, we had no idea what was going on.
The driver and his conductor (possibly also his wife) advised us that we’d be here about an hour, a surprise to us, as well as many locals on board.
Seems this was no regular occurrence!
I wandered out to see what the nearby restaurant was serving up, but as I entered, the couple of staff members…
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