13 Real Places That Look Like Straight Up Fantasy Worlds

12. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

Looking for all the world like the gateway between heaven and earth, the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia become mirror-like during the rainy season when they are covered by a thin layer of perfectly still water.

These are the largest salt flats in the world and alternate between looking like the actual sky, and the heaven version of King's Cross at the end of Harry Potter.

The flats are all that remain of an ancient prehistoric lake. The surrounding mountains prevent any kind of drainage, so the lake has simply evaporated away, leaving its salt behind.

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