Bolivia

Bolivia is hard to imagine until you’ve seen it for yourself.

Endless views across Isla del Sol. The otherworldly salt flats at Salar de Uyuni. Cholitas who wrestle in the outskirts La Paz (seriously).

Here are a few of the top highlights from Bolivia.

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Salar de Uyuni Tours - Laguna Colorada

ALL THINGS SALTY

In Salar de Uyuni and the surrounding desert, you’ll find giant cactuses sprouting from inhospitable islands. Pink flamingos wading through crimson lakes framed by a volcanic backdrop and blue skies. Lava bubbles emerging from deep beneath the earth. Sunrise from the moon.

Here’s how you can experience the most otherworldly place on earth.

More Desert: Sleeping in a Salt HotelPhotos from Sol de la Mañana

THE DEATH ROAD

Is the Death Road really as perilous as it sounds?

It sure used to be. Now, you can gear up and ride a bicycle down the world’s most dangerous road. Here’s a look at the experience cycling the death road with Barracuda Biking.

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Bolivia - Looking Out on Isla del Sol

AN ISLAND IN THE SUN

Isla del Sol is a charming little island on Lake Titicaca where the traditional way of life prevails.

Everything you need to know to plan your own day trip and experience the best the island has to offer.

More Lake Titicaca: Sleeping Inside a Giant Seashell at Las OlasBorder Crossing at Yunguyo

Cholitas Wrestling - Cholitas in the Ring

CHOLITAS WRESTLING

Meet the group of badass Cholitas who have put nearly every stereotype in a headlock to take on the world of professional wrestling. How to experience Cholitas Wrestling and what to expect at one of the most unexpectedly great live performances in South America.

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