One of the main reasons we decided to include Bolivia in our South American adventure was because of the Uyuni Salt Flats. Come on, you’ve seen the pictures! All those backpackers taking pictures coming out of a Pringles can or being “eaten” by a dinosaur, or the -mostly Japanese- pictures with the perfect reflection of the…

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GENERAL FACTS OF BOLIVIA: AIRPORT: El Alto International Airport is the main airport, located in the capital city of La Paz. At an altitude of 4,061.5 m (13,325 ft), it is the highest international airport in the world, doing it justice to its name (“Alto” means high or tall in Spanish). CURRENCY: Bolivian Boliviano LANGUAGE: Bolivia…

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  GENERAL FACTS OF CUBA/ DATOS GENERALES DE CUBA • AIRPORT: The main international airport in Cuba is the José Martí International Airport. • CURRENCY: Cuba has a dual currency system, whereby most wages and prices are set in Cuban pesos “CUP” (the currency in which Cuban citizens are paid and which is used for staples and…

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