FCAB train to Bolivia passing through the salt flats and volcanoes of the Chilean/Bolivian frontier.
Cruising the salar
A mixture of natural and industrial beauty
Cebollar is a siding and a tiny station in the middle of a beautiful landscape of volcanoes and "salares" (salt flats). This train is coming from the San Cristobal mines in Bolivia. It carries con... (more)
Cebollar is a siding and a tiny station in the middle of a beautiful landscape of volcanoes and "salares" (salt flats). This train is coming from the Pacific port of Mejillones. It carries empty o... (more)
El salar, el volcano y el tren
A train of ore concentrates weighting about 3000 tons (metric) and coming from the Bolivian mine of San Cristobal crosses the “Salar de Ascotan” be... (more)
Coming from Bolivia, the FCAB train 1250 is at km 391 of the Antofagasta-Calama-Ollague line. It has just passed the station of Cebollar (km 393). The rough and dusty ro... (more)
A South American "Land Bridge" Train
Land bridge transportation means transportation from one seaport to another by railway across continents instead of by ocean ship. A typical ... (more)
The series of pictures in the Andes mountains would not be complete without the ubiquitous llama!
Just another beautiful sight with a soft evening backlight. No need for any additional remark...