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Laguna Hedionda, Uyuni

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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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  • It is very romantic. I have never seen so many flamingos in my life! the colour of the lake can change with the wind and the condition of the day.  more »
  • Visited in the borders beyond the tour to the salar de Uyuni. Flocks of pink flamingos was seen in other Laguna. Was traveling in the 1 round very best vistas and pink flamingos.
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  • A beautiful pond, full of gorgeous flamingos. You can get close enough to the shore, but have to watch where you step, there are many parts well wet. This was the stop for lunch. This is the only place of the San Pedro de Atacama tour x Salar de Uyuni that have internet, but shall be paid, as well as the bathroom. Location rendering beautiful photos and give pleasure to sit on one of the stools and be admiring the flamingos!
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