Are you already planning your next summer vacation? Well we recommend that you be very attentive to Hard Hobbit To BreakAs we do not stop showing places that are really worth visiting. Thus, if yesterday we were in Spain to talk to you about the Alcornocales de Cádiz Natural Park, today we crossed the pond to show you a most surprising place.
We are referring to the Bolivian area known as Morning sun, which surprises as much for its beauty as for its activity. Do you want to know more details about this South American corner? Well, do not miss anything we tell you below!
Where is Sol de Mañana located
The desert area Sol de Mañana is located in the south of Bolivia, specifically in the department of Potosi. Belonging to the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, this place is about 2 kilometers long and is characterized by its intense volcanic activity, which gives rise to fumaroles and geysers.
To get to the geysers of Sol de Mañana, you have to travel through an arid landscape with a lunar aspect that many would define as strange and solitary. If the road is already impressive, imagine what it can mean to contemplate the area of the geysers. And it is a place full of craters of all sizes where you can see boiling lava. Furthermore, geysers and fumaroles tend to emit vapors that can reach up to 50 meters in height. Yes! Yes! As you are reading it! This distance is possible due to the pressure at which these vapors are emitted. As you can imagine, this phenomenon means that we can contemplate some truly unique landscapes.
Such is the volcanic activity in the area that a study is being carried out to take advantage of its geothermal potential to generate electricity and not only for the locals, but for the international market. In this way, not only would it be contributing to the conservation of the environment, but would diversify Bolivia's energy matrix. For those who do not know what we are talking about, the concept of "energy matrix" refers to the quantitative representation of the energy available in a territory. To get to geothermally take advantage of this place, it would be necessary to drill wells, install pipelines, build a plant and a line of about 140 kilometers.
Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve
Beyond these impressive craters, Bolivia has a lot of attractions, most of them natural. For example, in the same Nature Reserve where Sol de Mañana is located, you can find many interesting corners, such as the Laguna Colorada, which is home to a large population of flamingos; the Green Lagoon and the Licancabur Volcano; the Stone Tree, a rock formation with a very particular appearance; Thermal Waters in the Laguna Salada; the Ch’aska Interpretation Center, where you can find information on the diversity of this interesting area; the Dalí Rocks, a set of volcanic rocks of the most surreal nature; the Siloli Desert; or the Uturuncu Volcano, which represents the highest mountain in the south of the country, in addition to numerous lagoons. The good thing is that sustainable, participatory and competitive tourism is developed in the area, contributing to local and regional development and the management of the Reserve.
Then we leave you with our Gallery, where you will find more images of the Bolivian area Sol de Mañana and other interesting corners of the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve. Do not miss it!
Bolivia Altiplano & Salar de Uyuni in 4K Ultra HD (October 2021)