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The Salt

I love old things, and older people for that matter.  I thoroughly enjoy listening to the stories that my elders tell of times gone by and their experiences. 745 more words


Death Valley's Badwater Basin

Badwater Basin at Death Valley National Park, is a landscape of extremes.  Extreme temperatures, extreme elevation changes and extreme dryness.  Because the basin is at an elevation of 282 feet below sea level,  the average high temperature in July is 116 degrees F.  118 more words

Desert Southwest

Salar de Uyuni - Day 1

After leaving La Paz on a night bus, a friend from France and I arrived in Uyuni in the morning and picked out a tour company that would leave the same day. 537 more words


Salt flats in Uyuni - the beauty of desert

These never ending white flats. Those houses built of salt. The cold at night. The heat during the day. Endless spots and possibilities to shoot beautiful, goofy, and surreal pictures. 923 more words


Planet Baobab and Salt Flats

Due to the vast amount of sandy roads, having no 4×4 in Botswana limited our movements and options. The major roads are actually quite nice and paved, but our 2×4 had a hard time on the smaller sandy roads. 232 more words


New Year in the Desert: San Pedro de Atacama and Salar de Uyuni

When I was growing up, one of my favourite cartoons was Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner. Not only was the ‘Meep meep’ catchphrase hilarious, but the setting in the desert was completely alien and not somewhere even the most imaginative six year old could picture being. 970 more words


Dinosaurs in the Desert - Uyuni to Atacama

This blog and I have quite some catching up to do. Let’s blame my absence on Christmas and New Year, and start where I left off… After leaving La Paz, I travelled through Sucre onto Uyuni. 1,106 more words