The confluence crew stops in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia's high salt flats.
Confluence hunter Greg Michaels snaps the barren landscape as writer McKenzie Funk looks on.
The team makes a breakfast stop at a hotel on the salt flats.
The Bolivian flag and the multi-colored wiphalarepresenting the country's indigenous populationflap above a collection of international flags.
A Bolivian woman gives directions to truck drivers who use the flats as a highway.
A cactus stands on a rocky island in the middle of the salt flats.
A family poses for a picture after giving the crew directions to Sajama.
Llamas in Sajama National Park.
The crew scouts a way up the peak.
Funk and Michaels climb the flanks of the confluence peak, Jachca Condoriri.
Funk hikes further along Jachca Condoriri.