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Jul 30, 2008 - Tupiza to Argentina

Today we had a late start, about 10am so that was nice, we left our bags at reception/the tourist office and then headed to the bus terminal to get bus tickets to Villazon which is border crossing into Argentina. At the bus terminal we had a choice of getting bus tickets at 180 bolivianos to Salta where we wanted to go, or to pay 15 bolivianos and go only to the border which was just under half way. We decided to go for the cheaper of the two! While waiting for the afternoon bus we headed back into town to use the internet, have lunch and...

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Jun 5, 2008 - La Quiaca

Ok La Quiaca is a nothing town that the lonley planet guide describes as a passing through town for people going into and leaving bolivia from argentina. its located in the north west edge of argentina and is basically a dust bowl with dirt houses and no reason to be there. i decided to stay in La Quiaca rather than go straight across the border to bolivia and catch a bus to tupiza or Uyuni because i had this great idea of claiming some tax back on some electrical goods that i bought in argentina. this turned out to be a disaster with the...

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