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Sunset over the Salar

BOLIVIA: Walking on water...Sunset over the Salar

May 8th 2016
Following the Dakar Rally Part 3: Walking on water...Sunset over the Salar. In the legend Volcan Thunupa began to cry white milky tears that flooded the plain and formed the Uyuni salt flats when they dried. That was eons ago. Thunupa was laughing as we awoke at 7 a.m...laughing so hard its tears were falling as rain...lightning flashing around us...our ascent of Thunupa looking particularly bl ... 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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8th May 2016

Quite a sunset!
You were treated to some magical display of mother nature and you had the views all to yourselves. Should have been some experience, this trip to Salar.
8th May 2016

Quite a sunset!
Being about 100 metres into the Salar with four sunsets exploding around us Mother Nature certainly treated us to a magical display. The pic you highlight was to the East where the colours were changing constantly. Maybe light bouncing off the Salar onto clouds. You would have loved it Hem!
9th May 2016

Just...
...wow!
9th May 2016

Just... ...wow!
Thanks Richard. Says it all. Lost count of how often we said it at the time.

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