Top Salar de Uyuni Photos

Discover South America’s best photo opportunity: the Salar de Uyuni! It is the world’s largest salt.
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Our Atacama Must series continues as former Media Coordinator, Helen, shares her experiences taking.
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Top Salar de Uyuni Photos

Discover South America’s best photo opportunity: the Salar de Uyuni! It is the world’s largest salt flat located in the southwest corner of Bolivia....
Published: October 1, 2019
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Atacama Must #3: High Altitude Lagoons + Other Desert Tales

Our Atacama Must series continues as former Media Coordinator, Helen, shares her experiences taking in the colorful sights of the Atacama Desert. One...
Published: December 11, 2018
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Atacama Must #2: Atacama Food Stops Not to Miss

Think of the world’s driest desert, and flavorful gastronomy will rarely spring to mind. This would be a grievous mistake. To introduce you to...
Published: November 26, 2018
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Atacama Must #1: Sunrise at the Tatio Geysers

It’s 6:30 am and the bus is completing its hard slog through the Chilean altiplano.  Around me are the dozing faces of tourists from all over the...
Published: November 21, 2018
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Top 5 Atacama Desert Myths - Busted!

Planet Earth is home to a grand total of 12 deserts and no two are quite the same. Each has its own personality, but would you know what’s special...
Published: October 20, 2018
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The Atacameños: People of the Desert

Arid, barren and inhospitable, the Atacama desert seems an unlikely place for early human habitation. The fact, however, is that human settlements in...
Published: September 10, 2018
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Starry Skies + Sand Dunes: What To Do In The Atacama Desert

While most visitors are initially drawn to Chile to see the dinosaur-shaped spikes of Torres del Paine, it must be said that the northern expanse of...
Published: May 24, 2018
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6 Photos To Transport You To Atacama

Mention the word Atacama, and immediately you conjure up images of endless, arid sands, long days of relentless, beating sun, and clear night skies...
Published: February 6, 2018
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Watch the Skies: Stargazing and Astronomy in the Atacama Desert

When poet Pablo Neruda wrote about the bright stars and night sky of his beloved Chile, he used simple but strong phrases, evoking color and...
Published: January 4, 2017
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