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Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Cejar Lagoon

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Cejar Lagoon

Our flight didn't leave until the early evening on our last day, so we were able to take a quick trip over to the Cejar Lagoon for a soak in some very salty water. The guide took us the scenic way...

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 3

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 3

Altiplanic Lagoons For our third day we chose an all-day excursion to the Miscanti and Meñiques Lagoons. These two lakes are at an altitude of ~13,500 feet up in the Andes close to the border with...

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 2

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 2

Cornices As mentioned previously, we had a quick glimpse of the Valle de la Muerte on day 1 and were excited to hike into it on day 2. Once again we lucked out and had this tour to ourselves. We...

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 1

Chile 2012: Atacama Desert, Day 1

Valle de la Luna / Valle de la Muerte This excursion was recommended for our first day as it was beautiful but not too strenuous - the town is at ~7,900 ft, so oxygen is thin (for us). We lucked out...

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