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Ojos del Salar, San Pedro de Atacama
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Cool off at Ojos del Salar, an oasis in the desert. The lake looks particularly impressive against its barren surroundings, with the water providing a stark contrast to the backdrop of harsh mountains and dry plains. Stop off here as part of your excursion, taking photos of the lake and using its reflections to hone your trick photography skills. You'll be pleased to hear that the lake is suitable for swimming, so come prepared and take a refreshing dip. Put Ojos del Salar into our San Pedro de Atacama vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Two wells are very deep freshwater amidst the salt desert. They say that you can swim in them, but the cold did not allow.
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  • Beautiful, but I didn't dare jump Many people came, the look is cute, but leave the pond is quite hard and slippery, I chose not to take any chances.. RS
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  • A very entertaining with beautiful landscapes and despite the heat that might be is a very cool tour
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