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Laguna Hedionda, Uyuni

(4.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Laguna Hedionda, literally the "Stinking Lake," sits in the Andean Altiplano and attracts many pink and white flamingoes. The lake's unappealing name comes from its high sulfur content, which endows the water with that peculiar odor. Rest assured, with the backdrop of snow-covered mountains and countless exotic birds to look at, you won't mind the smell for long. Very limited accommodations remain available near the lake, as the area is largely uninhabited and untouched. Make Laguna Hedionda a part of your Uyuni vacation plans using our Uyuni trip generator.
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  • Is wonderful the environment and is complete with the multitude of flamenco that is can observe in this lagoon,
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  • It's hard to believe that a Lake could exist in a place so barren and inhospitable and still have a life. The lagoon is so Heinous, located in the middle of nowhere, with an impressive color and with the beautiful flamingos doing their dances back and forth. It's a somewhat grueling to get there, but well rewarding because by then if it passes through the most wonderful landscapes imaginable.
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  • Lovely pond, with many Flemish people. You can get close to the banks of the pond, so he can take some good photos of the Lake and the landscape that surrounds it (which is fantastic). In our case, it was our stop for lunch in a nice spot, and if you want to pay by internet, this is the ideal place.
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