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Uyuni

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Uyuni salt lake

  • Dmitri Melinchuk about 1 year ago
    Fantastic place...
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    A: Uyuni salt lake  Fairy of the Desert

    by hiroshima munetaka, less than 10 meters away

    Shooting spot of original salt hotel located in the Uyuni salt lake. There is no national flag of all...

    Uyuni salt lake  Fairy of the Desert

    B: Salar Uyuni

    by luis davilla, less than 10 meters away

    Salar Uyuni

    C: salar of uyuni. bolivia

    by luis davilla, less than 10 meters away

    salar of uyuni. bolivia

    salar of uyuni. bolivia

    D: Fish Island - Salar de Uyuni

    by Martin Banks, less than 10 meters away

    Fish Island on the outskirts of Salar de Uyuni, the worlds largest high altitude salt flats.

    Fish Island - Salar de Uyuni

    E: Salar de Uyuni. Isla Incahuasi

    by JL_Piedrafita, 10.3 km away

    Salar de Uyuni. Isla Incahuasi

    F: Isla Del Pescado Of Uyuni

    by Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 10.4 km away

    Isla Del Pescado Of Uyuni

    G: Magic of Uyuni - Cloudy Morning

    by Arroz Marisco, 10.5 km away

    A giant belt of cloud soon spreaded out and filled up the blue sky later on in the morning. The Salar...

    Magic of Uyuni - Cloudy Morning

    H: Isla Incahuasi

    by Miguel Alonso Fischer, 10.5 km away

    Fish Island on the outskirts of Salar de Uyuni, the worlds largest high altitude salt flats.The fossi...

    Isla Incahuasi

    I: When Heaven and Earth Merge - the Magical Colour of Uyuni Salt Flats at Sunset

    by Arroz Marisco, 10.6 km away

    The salt flat is not perfectly flat and nearer to the "island" it is no longer submerged but the tarr...

    When Heaven and Earth Merge - the Magical Colour of Uyuni Salt Flats at Sunset

    J: When Heaven and Earth Merge - Late Sunrise over the Giant Mirror of Uyuni

    by Arroz Marisco, 10.8 km away

    After the spectacular sunrise at the top of the island, I wasted no time running down to the submerge...

    When Heaven and Earth Merge - Late Sunrise over the Giant Mirror of Uyuni

    This panorama was taken in Bolivia, South America

    This is an overview of South America

    South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

    To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

    The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

    Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

    Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

    I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

    Text by Steve Smith.

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