When early dealers first stumbled across the Salar de Uyuni in the 1850s, they thought they'd discovered an 'Eldorado de Charlie' and quickly cabled Mr Big in Miami. Needless to say, when he arrived Mr Big was not impressed to find several billion tonnes of table salt and the unfortunate duo spent the remainder of  their days selling out of date pharmaceuticals on street corners.

 

Bolivia, 2002.

           

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