Tags » Salt Flats

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


Lagoons and Flamingos, Atacama Desert

I headed from Buenos Aires to San Pedro de Atacama for six days, to enjoy what is heralded as the highest and coldest desert in the world. 646 more words

Weekend Escapes

Salt Lake Area, Utah

Salt surrounds us. It saturates the water and settles on the ground. You can smell it in the air. It has been bulldozed into mountains. Watching it all is the Morton salt girl, painted 100 feet tall on the side of a factory silo. 1,300 more words


Race #4: Ultra BOLIVIA - The Race Above The Clouds

So much has happened since my last blog back in August. We flew across three continents and lost our sense of time. Night became day and day became night. 2,680 more words