A Colombian barefoot man works in the salt mines of Salinas de Manaure, Colombia, 12 May 2007. Manaure, the arid region in northern most part of South America (Guajira Peninsula), with its very hot and dry climate throughout the year and with the naturally formed lagoons, has always been favorable for the salt production. The salt explotation, run in this area by the Wayuu Indians and later by Colombian mestizos, is known since the pre-Columbian era. Although nowadays the salt production...more »
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