Photographer's Note

Another photo from the Salar de uyuni area in southern Bolivia. This was shot just after we passed the Bolivian border, coming from Chile, along the Jewels road. In this high altitude place there are lots of lagons with different strong colors. You get the blue lagon, the red, the yellow, the green and so on. This is the green or "laguna verde" in the local tongue.

The color is made up from alga in the water that shows in different shades when the wind blows and mix up the water. You can see the effect very clearly if you look at the water and how it has a different color in the choppy area.

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