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These Bolivian salt flat images prove it’s all about the props

The vast salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are an undisputed Instagram playground. Breathtakingly beautiful landscapes mixed with creative genius and a few simple props = absolute photography gold.

These crème de la crème Instagram images (and some fun Salar de Uyuni facts to inspire your imagination) are guaranteed to give you a LOL, not to mention provide ideas on how to up your own prop game for when you visit the iconic salt flats…

Spanning 12,000 sq km (4633 sq mi), Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world.

Llama Llama!!!! ?? How could we not play around at this epic place!

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The landscape is entirely flat except for a few small ‘islands’ such as Isla Incahuasi.

As you do #salardeuyuni #bolivia #southamerica

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The incredible beauty of this vast salt desert makes it one of South America's most awe-inspiring spectacles.

Im a slippery little sucka #salardeuyuni #bolivia #southamerica #saltflats

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At times the salt flat is covered in very clear water, making it the largest natural mirror in the world.

All the party people #salardeuyuni #bolivia #southamerica #saltflats

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#alltheseflavorsandyouchoosetobesalty #Saltflats

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An estimated 11 billion tons of salt is believed to be within Salar de Uyuni.

Pringlesportal #saltflats #southamerica

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NASA uses Salar de Uyuni to figure out the positioning of their satellites.

Wine time! #travel #bolivia #wine #perspective #saltflats

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I guess we're stuck ? #salardeuyuni #uyuni #saltflats #bolivia #tucantravek

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Approximately 70% of the world’s lithium reserves are found in Salar de Uyuni with an entire industry devoted to its extraction.

It contains all the trains that were used in mining during the 1940s.

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