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Photo Workshop: Bolivia’s Ancient Andean Highlands – 7 Days

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Photo Workshop: Bolivia’s Ancient Andean Highlands – 7 Days

This photographic journey is led by Sergio Ballivian and Raymond Gehman (a National Geographic Photographer for 15+ years) , offering a hands-on teaching and learning workshop from a native-born son La Paz, Bolivia. It is specifically designed to concentrate in the regions on the western Andes mountains of Bolivia. The extreme variety of terrain, vistas and climates as well as a smorgasbord of different native people make this photo tour an all-encompassing regional tour-de-force. The trip begins in La Paz (av, height 12,500′/3,810 mts.), a...

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Photo Tour: Cordillera Apolobamba & Kallawaya Trail – 12 Days

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Photo Tour: Cordillera Apolobamba & Kallawaya Trail – 12 Days

There are countless of locations in the Bolivian highlands that merit a visit…the Apolobamba Range is a hidden gem! In our opinion one of the most impressive and least-visited regions in Bolivia is the remote Apolobamba Range in western Bolivia, north of Lake Titicaca, straddling the Peruvian border, rarely visited by the tourist crowds. The Apolobamba is a long way from the tourist route thus we cannot count on suitable accommodations near our prime locations, so we will spend some of the tour days camping, but that is a blessing as...

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Photo Tour: The Flooded Salar de Uyuni – Wet Season Mirror – 7 days

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Photo Tour: The Flooded Salar de Uyuni – Wet Season Mirror – 7 days

There are few places in this world where we go to time and time again, year after year, and never get tired of it…the flooded Uyuni Salt Flats! If there ever was a natural spectacle that merits an award, an applause or a bow from us, it is when the world’s largest salt flat floods for about four months every year. The rainy season in Bolivia is from December to March and that is when Bolivia gets their rain – and specifically the Bolivian highlands get their snow – which causes flooding on the Altiplano. At 11,890′ (3,625m) above sea...

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Photo Workshop: Bolivia’s Altiplano, Salt Flats, Volcanoes & Badlands – 14 days

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Photo Workshop: Bolivia’s Altiplano, Salt Flats, Volcanoes & Badlands – 14 days

This adventurous 4×4 overland photo workshop is designed to get into the heart and soul of the Bolivian Altiplano, focusing on the wild south-western corner, led by Sergio Ballivian. We will be spending most of our time within the regions of the Salar de Uyuni and south, deep in the Sud Lipez region and then east towards the badlands of Tupiza. These places will leave you breathless – not only due to the beauty but the altitude as well. In order to acclimatize properly we will make our way south, gaining altitude slowly, while visiting...

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