The Weirdness That Is Salar De Uyuni

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

You wouldn’t think that the remnants of a prehistoric lake would make much of a destination, but this slideshow of Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat, shows you why it’s a must-see in South America.

Besides the odd mirror-like effect that occurs after it rains (see above), the salt flat is known for the optical illusions its depth perceptionless terrain provides (see below).

  • Agreed! The creative pictures in that landscape never get old!

  • One of the most remarkable places I've ever visited. I never get tired of looking at pictures!

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