Salar de Uyuni and Isla Incahuasi


Inkawasi (Quechua, meaning “Inca house”), also Isla del Pescado is an island in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, with a rock formation that contains the remains of corals and seashells. The island is populated by a species of cactus (Trichoreus cacti) that grows up to 9 tall, at a rate of 1 centimeter per year, making them up to 900 years old.

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 km² (4,085 square miles)
Salar is estimated to contain 10 billion tons of salt, of which less than 25,000 tons is extracted annually.
It is located in the Potosí and Oruro departments in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes, and is elevated 3,656 m. The most surreal place I’ve ever been.
Salar de Uyuni, Isla Incahuasi, Potosi, Bolivia


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