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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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  • The excursion in the eyes of the salar also incorporates Cejar lagoon, laguna tebinquinche. This tour includes tickets to the parks more expensive 17,000 Chilean pesos. Promptly eyes salt one on each side of the path, are a sort of Cenotes. In the eyes of the salt one can swim in the water.
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  • Among the Cejar lagoon and the Tebinquinche lagoon, we find these two circular holes with small gaps in its interior, a curiosity of nature which, in the heat of the desert, invites some travelers bathe in its cool waters. A visit curious and quick, are nothing more.
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  • The stakes in these 2 lagoons is after bathing in the lagoon Cejar floating or de Piedras. Were formed by excavations made by mineralogical company and with a depth of 10 m and more with fresh water. But you have to have courage to face the cold water, the depth, the difficulty to get out because the edge of the laguna is high and slippery and windy afternoon. But it's a good opportunity to get all the salt that remains in the body after bathing. As I am very scared, I was just shooting and cheering the brave!!
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