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Apr 6, 2005 - Bolivia - Altiplano (day 1)

From San Pedro we crossed one of the world's highest borders into Bolivia (4,600m) and continue to climb with predictable results that many fall by the way-side with varying degrees of altitude sickness, i.e. oscar nominations to very serious consequences! We take a three-day jeep tour to visit the surrounding altiplano (high plain) which ranges from 3,500 to 4,885m and consists of a vast treeless area with numerous mountains, volcanos and various coloured lakes, dependent upon their mineral content - arsenic included (could come in...

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