Covering more than 9000 square kilometers, this is the biggest salt lake in the world at an altitude of over 11,000 feet.
Most of the year the lake is dry, but in rainy season it is covered with several inches of water.
Below is a volcano on the edge of
the lake which we were to see the
next day from a DC-3.
Our group took four four wheel drive vehicles for a fifty mile drive to an island in the center of the lake. Jackie was
among the very few who traveled the whole distance in a luggage rack!
Above we approach
the island which is to
the right of the vehicle.
At left is a picture
taken from top of the
island with another
four wheel vehicle in