The FCA's flagship passenger train is the Expreso del Sur, with two weekly round trips linking the railroad's hub of Oruro with Villazón on the Argentine border. Here, the train stands ready for i... (more)
Riding the salar
This train is running on the line coming from Argentina: Villazon - Tupiza - Atocha - Uyuni
A Bolivian station in the high desert looks as desolate as the surrounding landscape. The ubiquitous orange boxcar carries and represents the unique wealth of the area: mining products.
It is difficult to render the vastness and emptiness of these altiplano salt flats. I hope that this picture will make justice to these unusual landscapes.
The train is travelling from Uyuni... (more)
Avaroa is truly in the middle of nowhere on a salt flat where there is absolutely nothing. However it becomes a busy station for some time each day. This is due to its location at the border betwe... (more)
A train full of borax and other minerals exported from Bolivia will reach the border with Chile in a matter of a few miles. It is running on one of the numerous salt flats that abound in this regi... (more)
Leaving Uyuni for Oruro at dusk