Incan Salt Mines - Maras (Salinas), Peru

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  • Brayo 3y

    Very interesting image. But I'm trying to guage the scale of what I'm looking at-- how big are each of those "boxes"?
  • bikehitscar PRO 3y

    Awesome! That's one of the places we wanted to see but didn't get to while in Peru, I wish we had.
  • Janusz Leszczynski PRO 3y

    Very interesting , great image of the mines ! We have mineral deposits that form interesting lake here in BC
    Spotted Lake
    Best wishes !
  • bgkbtr 3y

    cool shot!
  • Danny Villalobos Figueroa 3y

    The size of boxes, i say, have the same size of another boxes (platforms) like those on Machu Picchu. All the mount is staggered.
  • robnlville PRO 3y

    Brayo - Thanks for the comment. I appreciate it. Each of these boxes are approximately 5m square (58 feet square). They are terraced up the side of a steep hill and are fed from a stream that originates from the ground that is highly concentrated with salt. Very cool place to visit.

    Rob Higdon
  • robnlville PRO 3y

    bikehitscar - Thank you, I appreciate it. Yes, this was one of the best places that we went to while in Peru. The area surrounding Maras was absolutely gorgeous! We will definately return. Take care!

    Rob Higdon
  • robnlville PRO 3y

    Janusz Leszczynski - Awesome photo. I love it! Where in British Columbia was this taken?

    It will be added as a favorite!

    Rob Higdon
  • robnlville PRO 3y

    bgkbtr - Thanks, I appreciate it. Definitely someplace to see!

    Take care!

    Rob Higdon
  • Carl Topham 3y

    This is awesome
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Taken on January 9, 2012
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