On the Bolivia - Ollague - Calama FCAB main line between the Carcote salt flats and the Ascotán salt flats, the train climbs to a mountain pass and then dives into the Ascotán basin. Viewed from t... (more)
Andean iciclesIn the Andes and at 3700 m above sea level, the nights are freezing cold. Don't be fooled by the sunny pictures and lack of snow: it is high desert, there is little ra... (more)
The Volcano Ascotán is right behind the engines (5473m / 17957ft) as the evening light goes down and gets yellowish
Cruising the salar
Passing the beautiful Blue Lagoons on the Salar de Carcote (salt flats).
The night is falling on the Andes and the FCAB train going to Portezuelo