Bolivia Confluence Hunting

The confluence crew stops in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia's high salt flats. (By Paolo Marchesi)
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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.

Greg Michaels
(By Paolo Marchesi)


The team makes a breakfast stop at a hotel on the salt flats.

The team makes a breakfast stop at a hotel on the salt flats.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


The Bolivian flag and the multi-colored wiphala—representing the country's indigenous population—flap above a collection of international flags.

The Bolivian flag and the multi-colored wiphala—representing the country's indigenous population—flap above a collection of international flags.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


A Bolivian woman gives directions to truck drivers who use the flats as a highway.

A Bolivian woman gives directions to truck drivers who use the flats as a highway.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


A cactus stands on a rocky island in the middle of the salt flats.

A cactus stands on a rocky island in the middle of the salt flats.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


A family poses for a picture after giving the crew directions to Sajama.

A family poses for a picture after giving the crew directions to Sajama.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


Llamas in Sajama National Park.

Llamas in Sajama National Park.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


The crew scouts a way up the peak.

The crew scouts a way up the peak.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


Funk and Michaels climb the flanks of the confluence peak, Jachca Condoriri.

Funk and Michaels climb the flanks of the confluence peak, Jachca Condoriri.
(By Paolo Marchesi)


Funk hikes further along Jachca Condoriri.

Funk hikes further along Jachca Condoriri.
(By Paolo Marchesi)

Filed To: Bolivia
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