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- The Flattest Place On EarthSalar de Uyuni or the ‘Uyuni salt flat’ in South-west Bolivia is actually the flattest place on Earth. Stretching for more than 4050 square miles it bosts the record of the worlds largest salt flat and is also the largest sodium reserve on the planet. The salt flat was formed by a dried up prehistoricContinue reading “The Flattest Place On Earth”
- The Holy Dirt of ChimayoIn New Mexico you can find a church by the name of Santaurio de Chimayo, the site of the most visited catholic pilgimage in North America. Chimayo is the name of a sacred hill that is said to contain holy, sacred healing powers within its soil. (More commonly referred to as ‘holy dirt’) In 1816Continue reading “The Holy Dirt of Chimayo”
- The rarest spoken language in the world?Kaixana: the rare endangered language. The rarest language known today is the arawakan language ‘Kaixana’ which is a native language of Brazil. Whilst many of us love to experience or even learn new languages, kaixana is nearly impossible to learn not only because of it’s unpopularity (its estimated only 200 people spoke this language) butContinue reading “The rarest spoken language in the world?”