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When Heaven and Earth Merge - Alone on the Giant Mirror of Uyuni

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By the time the sun finally rose above the clouds, I had already waded some distance out. The submerged salt flats now shimmered like a translucent white jade under the water.

This is the first time that I had myself in any of my 360° panoramas as the temptation was just irresistable.

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    A: When Heaven and Earth Merges - Isla Incahausi at Noon

    di Arroz Marisco, 500 metri di distanza

    Isla Incahausi with its giant cacti basking under a cloudless sky. It is difficult to get an exact wh...

    When Heaven and Earth Merges - Isla Incahausi at Noon

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

    di Arroz Marisco, 620 metri di distanza

    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

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

    di Arroz Marisco, 890 metri di distanza

    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

    D: Salar de Uyuni. Isla Incahuasi

    di JL_Piedrafita, 1.0 km di distanza

    Salar de Uyuni. Isla Incahuasi

    E: Isla Del Pescado Of Uyuni

    di Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 1.2 km di distanza

    Isla Del Pescado Of Uyuni

    F: Isla Incahuasi

    di Miguel Alonso Fischer, 1.2 km di distanza

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

    Isla Incahuasi

    G: Magic of Uyuni - Cloudy Morning

    di Arroz Marisco, 1.2 km di distanza

    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: Uyuni salt lake  Fairy of the Desert

    di hiroshima munetaka, 11.4 km di distanza

    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

    I: Uyuni

    di hiroshima munetaka, 11.4 km di distanza

    Uyuni salt lake

    Uyuni

    J: Salar Uyuni

    di luis davilla, 11.4 km di distanza

    Salar Uyuni

    Questo panorama è stato scattato in Bolivia, South America

    Questa è una vista generale di South America

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