The giant Te Pake sand dunes are a 10-minute drive from the Cape Ring lighthouse, the northernmost point of the North Island and New Zealand as a whole. Last time, on the way back home, I was so carried away by the winding serpentine road that we passed the lapel on the sand without blinking an eye! Vacation, and the summer of the 15th, we spent most of the time first on the South island, and then on local beaches near the house, so that the traditional trip to the North we somehow postponed by ourselves until the best case! Continue reading
If you think that you know everything about salt and it will not surprise you, then you should go to Uyuni to get acquainted with it again in the vast white desert.
Uyuni is the largest salt marsh in the world. It covers 12,106 km2, which is 5 times the area of Luxembourg.
The huge mountain lake Minchin 25,000 years ago almost completely dried up, leaving behind a couple of small reservoirs and two giant salt marshes: Uyuni and Koipasa.
The dried-up Uyuni salt lake is the main attraction of Bolivia. Continue reading