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Dune running in the dark at the driest desert on Earth

“It is now dark, time for you to run full speed down the side of this 150-metre high sand dune. Go.” At first I thought our guide was joking. He wasn’t. So, after necking a Pisco Sour, Sophie and I launch … Continue reading

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The shiny, shimmering world of the Bolivian salt flats

The loud blare of the jeep horn sounds again into the cold, star-studded sky as we hastily try to down a boiling hot cup of coca mate (tea) and last mouthful of jam-covered pancake. García, our small group’s mainly mute … Continue reading

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