Tag: bolivia

Feb 14, 2018

The Indigenous Women That Save Lives Through Their Ancestral Knowledge of Weaving

The Indigenous Women That Save Lives Through Their Ancestral Knowledge of Weaving

An unexpected partnership between medicine and art is saving children with abnormal heart openings

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May 5, 2015

Breathtaking Timelapses from the World’s Largest Salt Flat

Breathtaking Timelapses from the World’s Largest Salt Flat

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). It is located in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes and is at an elevation of 3,656 meters (11,995 ft). It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which has an extraordinary flatness with…

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Dec 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: World’s Largest Reflection Pool

Picture of the Day: World’s Largest Reflection Pool

WORLD’S LARGEST REFLECTION POOL Photograph by Kuroiniisan on Wikimedia Commons When it rains at Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni (the world’s largest salt flat), the landscape transforms into a giant and shallow reflection pool. And if you happen to capture the phenomenon at sunset, you get a beautiful photograph like this. At 10,582…

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Oct 17, 2013

This 300 ft Wall in Bolivia has over 5000 Dinosaur Footprints

This 300 ft Wall in Bolivia has over 5000 Dinosaur Footprints

Photograph by Ramon Kristian Arellano Located 5 km (3 miles) from downtown Sucre, Bolivia is Cal Orko, an imposing limestone slab 1.5 km (0.9 miles) long and over 100 meters high (328 ft). On this steep face (inclination of 72 degrees), visitors can peer through time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth over 68…

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Jun 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

SUNSET IN LA PAZ Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY In this photograph by Pedro Szekely we see the city of La Paz, the second largest city in Bolivia after Santa Cruz. It is located in the western part of the country at an elevation of roughly 3,650 m (11,975 ft) above sea level,…

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Jun 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: Isla Del Sol, Bolivia

Picture of the Day: Isla Del Sol, Bolivia

ISLA DEL SOL, BOLIVIA Photograph by LOUIS BIRKS If you look closely, you’ll notice a tiny fishing hut at the bottom right. The hut is located on Isla Del Sol on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) is an island in the southern part of Lake Titicaca.…

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