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Salt collection

Sunrise on the salar.

June 1st 2011
The last day saw us drive out onto the salt flats. We had stayed in the town of Uyuni the night before where we had done our washing. Not only was the water freezing cold, our clothes were frozen solid the next morning – stiff as boards. We headed out in the freezing cold. So cold that, standing on the salt pan, my socks were starting to freeze through the soles of my shoes. But it was worth ... read more
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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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