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A Bolivian "pick me up"  
   

A Bolivian "pick me up"

Carla and Mini Matt take advantage of the endless horizons and crazy perspective on the Salar de Uyuni
A salt on the senses

June 22nd 2007
Bolivia makes many claims to have "the World´s highest...." for example; internet cafe, hostel, fat woman in a bowler hat, but its Salar de Uyuni, or salt flats, can lay claim to being not only the highest but also the largest in the World. Covering some 4,000 square miles the flats were once part of a prehistoric lake which has dried to leave an estimated 10 billion tonnes of salt making me wond ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de 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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