View of Huayna Potosí 6,088m. La Paz has the highest airport in the world at an elevation of 4,061m. The city was built in a canyon created by the Choqueyapu River.
Electrician in La Paz.
La Paz Cemetery
Glass-fronted spaces in the cemetery walls for the ashes. Plaques, mementos of the deceased, and flowers are placed behind the glass door.
La Paz’s witches’ markets. Vendors sell llama fetuses and dried frogs for Aymara rituals, as well as soapstone figurines and aphrodisiac formulas.
Inca ruins, south west Bolivia.
Where borax is extracted.
4×4 is the only way to get around this remote part of the country.
Rugged, diverse, remote and incredibly beautiful.
This hot spring reaches an average temperature of 40C.
Geyser fumes in an active volcanic area.
Laguna Colorada. The red is caused by the algae in this shallow lagoon. This is also the main site of the three species of Andean flamingos.
Yet another beautiful volcano.
The “stone tree”, a product of erosion over hundreds of years.
All three species of Flamingos are protected in this nature reserve.
Salar de Uyuni: approx 12,000 sq km of salt flat at 3656m. The Salar contains 50 to 70% of the world’s lithium reserves and is a major breeding ground for several species of pink flamingos.
Very cold and at times very uncomfortable but well worth it!
View of the salt flats from Incahuasi island.
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