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Salinas de Maras

Listed under Monuments & Landmarks in Cusco, Peru.

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The Incas collected their salt by evaporating salt water in shallow pit terraces, and in this valley are thousands of these pit pools. Photographers love this site, apparently it's wonderful to photograph when the sun glints off the drying salt pools.

Written by  Stuart James.

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