The Weirdness That Is Salar De Uyuni


The Weirdness That Is Salar De Uyuni

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).

The Weirdness That Is Salar De Uyuni


Published on January 19, 2010

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/jonwick jonwick

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

  • http://matadortrips.com/ Hal Amen

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