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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni, Altiplano Boliviano
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Salar de Uyuni, Altiplano Boliviano

Vast, stunning, barren, harsh, surreal — all of these words characterise the southern Bolivia’s Salar the Uyuni and its surrounding high desert. It’s a stark and beautiful reminder of how small we humans are, particularly in the face of Mother Nature.  The beauty of motley mountains and chromatic lakes is in contrast with the hostility and harshness faced by people living in this environment.  There are few places on earth where people survive in such a high, cold and barren region as the Altiplano One of a few places where it is possible to enter the Salar de Uyuni with a vehicle, 20 km from the Uyuni town.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
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PHOTO LOCATION Uyuni, Bolivia, Bolivia