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Laguna Verde  
   

Laguna Verde

Gets its colour from "rock flour". Glaciers grind rock into very fine particles which are suspended in water.
Bolivia 2 - Salar de Uyuni

October 4th 2005
Arrived in Uyuni early in the morning. The bus trip was relatively relaxing and I slept OK. I now had time to kill before my three day tour began. Uyuni is a railway junction in the middle of the deserts of SW Bolivia. The railways have declined in use, but now the town does a trade in taking tourists to see the incredible scenery nearby. I walked just outside the town in the ‚ÄúTrain Cemetery‚ ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potos√≠ Department » Uyuni

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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