The Bolivian Salt Flats are one of South America’s greatest attractions and they are located next to a number of beautiful natural lakes and lagoons. Two of the most unique of these lakes are the twins, Laguna Blanca and Laguna Verde. These twin bodies of water are surrounded by phenomenal scenery and they are separated […]
October 29, 2018 by boliviasalt
The Bolivian Salt Flats are located near a number of magnificent natural lakes, including the beautiful Laguna Verde (Green Lake) and its adjacent twin, Laguna Blanca (White Lake). These two salt lakes can be found at the base of the Licancabur volcano, close to the Chilean border. Together, Laguna Verde and Laguna Blanca cover 1,700 […]
The incredible Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) is often considered, alongside the Bolivian Salt Flats, as Bolivia’s most spectacular natural wonder. The lake is on average, one meter deep and shifts in color between blue and red. While folklore indicates that the redness is produced as a result of the bloods of the Gods, it is […]
Laguna Hediona is a salt lake well-known for its main inhabitants, the migratory species of pink and white flamingos. Laguna Hediona has a saline content percentage of 66-80% and the average depth of the lake is just below one foot. The Spanish name ‘Laguna Hediona’ literally translates as ‘Stinking Lake.’ This name was awarded as […]
At the core of the salt flat sits Isla Incahuasi, one of the main points of attraction for most tours of the Bolivian Salt Flats. The name Isla Incahuasi is Quechua for ‘house of the inca’. In the past, before there were motorised vehicles to carry people across the flats, Incahuasi was used as a […]
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