15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Salinas de Maras

The Salinas de Maras were already used by the Incas. The spring water, rich in salt, is brought to man made pools. The sun and the dry air are evaporating the water, leaving only this incredible and tasty salt.

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Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Maras, Peru
Copyright: © Olivier Steiner