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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Salt Miners of Salar de Uyuni

Traditional salt miners of Salar de Uyuni are loading a truck with salt. They have been manually mining for salt here for centuries, as their ancestors did before them. The only thing that has changed is that they use trucks now.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Uyuni, Bolivia, Bolivia
Camera: FC220
Copyright: © Matjaz Krivic
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