Uyuni: Sea of salt July 6th 2006 Final day of our four-day tour of southwestern Bolivia, and we finally made it to the Salar d´Uynui, a vast salt flat covering around 12,000 square km, a bit smaller than Northern Ireland, part of a prehistoric salt lake which once covered most of this region, and containing around 10 billion tons of salt plus other minerals, the extraction of which being how the locals make their living. During ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department 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
It’s an election year (USA) and what a surreal moment in history it is and not just because of the Donnie in the house.
We are at home, just like you, I hope.
For how long we look to experts advise...
So thought I’d renew contact with friends old and new, far and near & each one dear!
(via my travel blog from when I lived in Italy prior to travels)
pic 2004 Sweden at Tommy & Petra's wedding
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