Uyuni, the last salt-makers (11 images)

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Southeast of the Bolivian Altiplano, some 4,000 meters above sea level in the heart of the Andes is a region of rugged beauty and pure, unspoiled and sparsely inhabited. One area where the rocks tortured by the cold wind gives way to salt covered with a glistening blanket large areas. Is the Salar de Uyuni, the largest reserve of sodium chloride in the world, 10,000 square kilometers of immaculate white surface that keeps growing every year after the rainy season.
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