These Nine Works and Structures Are Completely Made of Salt

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Yup, that image portrays a cathedral comprised entirely out of salt. Once heralded by Homer ( The Iliad and The Odyssey, not The Simpsons ) as “the divine substance”, salt has been intimately connected to thriving communities of people since it’s discovery by being one of the most sought after commodities in human history. Spanning the world over from locations such as Bolivia, Poland and Pakistan, all nine of these sodium chloride-creations are constructed entirely out of salt. The Salt Palace which sits atop the the deposit of the widely known Morton’s Salt brand in Texas actually encourages visitors to taste the building. Would you be willing to taste these edifices?

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