The World’s Largest Salt Flats, You’ll Want To Visit ASAP.

While it might seem unlikely, the salt flats were formed tens of thousands of years ago from a number of prehistoric lakes.
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During the warmer months, the flats dry over and reveal their true, salty nature.
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Speaking of salt, there’s a lot of it! Somewhere around 11 billion tons, actually.

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Come the rainy season, which actually isn’t all that wet — at most, a few inches per month — the flats receive a thin coating of water.
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This offers a striking visual for tourists.
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You might say it looks like you’re walking on clouds.
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Popular times to visit are at sunrise and sunset.
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And it’s pretty clear why that is.
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The vastness is incredible, but once you come to the edge of the flats, the landscape changes drastically.
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As striking as the setting is, though…
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Because of its flat nature, it also offers hours of optical illusion fun!
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