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Salt miner of the Salar

Manuel and his family are still harvesting the salt as their ancestors have for centuries: with their faces covered by sheets or wooden masks to protect against the blinding sun, using hatchets or iron bars to break through in to the blue-green brine beneath the crust, rich in minerals.

TAGS: Bolivia, Salt

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Date Taken: 08.2016
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PHOTO LOCATION Uyuni, Bolivia, Bolivia