Thursday, October 4, 2012

salt desert after the rain, bolivia

This is the sort of view of heaven many will have in mind.

It’s almost impossible to distinguish in these dream-like landscapes where the sky ends and the ground begins.

And with the addition of a few figures praying and dancing, even a few cars rumbling through, they take on an outer-worldly feel.

    Popular spot: Tourists have been visiting the area for years, and can stay in homes cut off from the                

     modern world

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    Mirror image: This tourist visiting the South American region is reflected in the salt flats, which are     

     over 3,000m above sea level


    Volcanic region: The Tunupa volcano can be seen in the background as these cars negotiate the 



   Stunning: The salt flats themselves are 3,600m above sea level in the Andes - making it almost 

   possible, it seems, to reach up and touch the clouds from the ground

    Mirror image: It is hard to tell where the lakes end and the clouds begin in this beautiful image

    Power: The lithium in the area makes up half the world's supply and is used in batteries for mobile    

    phones and computers, as well as being a key element in electric cars



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