Trip Report: Desert, Lagoons and the Salar de Uyuni

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Peru trip report by Marisol Mosquera I have been to the Salar de Uyuni  and Desert + Lagoons area twice before, but it had been a while since I last visited. Since then there have been some improvements to the infrastructure, which makes the visit easier and expands the itinerary…

These fantastic photographs of the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in southern Bolivia were taken by Bolivian contemporary artist Gaston Ugalde, and we’re enamoured with them as the Salar is one of our favourite destinations that we offer in Bolivia. Perhaps the most spectacular and bewildering natural attraction on the entire…

Aracari’s Weekly Insight The Question: Where in Bolivia is a Baroque Music Festival held every two years? The Answer: Every two years there is a Baroque Music Festival held at the Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos in south eastern Bolivia. The festival is a fantastic way to experience the diverse and…

Aracari is very pleased to reveal that Marisol Mosquera Has been included amongst 133 of The World’s Top Travel Specialists as published by Conde Nast Traveler magazine in December 2011. Marisol has been listed as a Travel Specialist for Peru and Bolivia the third year in a row that she…

Aracari’s Weekly Insight Coca has been consumed by natives of the Andes for thousands of years, estimates range from anywhere between 4000 and 8000 years, since the area was first inhabited. The leaves can be brewed into a beverage with hot water, though the most common form of consumption is…