May 30, 2010

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photograph by Dordo Brnobic, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Residents of Peru’s Sacred Valley, near Cusco, have long caught the salty waters of a stream in hillside pools, then collect the salt after the water has evaporated.

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