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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Chile Sep/Oct 2014

Where to begin? We saw alot of country. We took alot of photos. I'm going to put a few of the best in this post, and then have links to individual posts at the bottom. It's daunting. All the good pics are here.

tamron 17mm, sweet little lens
llamas
vicunas
llama


Sara watercoloring + vicunas
andean flamingos
mostly andean (black butt), 2 chilean (pink butt) flamingos

old agricultural terraces
flamingo area #2




Valpo








Siete Tazas
coast between Concepcion and Valpo



day 1 Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
day 2 North from S.P.
day 2,3 Back south to S.P.
day 3,4 South from S.P.
day 4,5 Back to Antofagasta

day 5,6,7 Pan de Azucar
day 7,8 coast / Llanos de Challe
day 9 Fray Jorge
day 9-12 Olmue area
day 13 La Campana

day 14-16
Valpo street art
Valpo details
Valpo from balcony
Valpo misc 

day 16, 17, 18 Siete Tazas
day 18, 19, 20 coast 

lots of videos

Chile, movies

whole bunch of videos. flamingos, pan de azucar, fog at Fray Jorge, bird song in Olmue, horses La Campana, Valpo timelapses, waterfalls, very cool fog flowing out of valleys. an alternate way to sum up the trip. this is my youtube channel, there are a few more there

 


quality commentary on this one ;)
the answer my friend, is lichen blowing in the wind






nice audio


horses at La Campana


tilt/shift miniature timelapses of the harbor in Valpo

sun coming up, Valpo





Monday, November 10, 2014

Chile, Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

We flew LAX -> Lima -> Santiago -> Antofagasta and rented a truck there to drive up into the mountains
 surfspot
 skate park along the ocean road
 we'd see more in Valpo, but Anto graffiti was nice, too
 old miner's quarters, we assumed
probably questionable chemicals involved








we stayed at a hotel the first night to wash off airplane residuals

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Chile, San Pedro de Atacama area, road towards el Tatio northbound

We didn't go all the way to the el Tatio geysers, saving that for another trip, plus we had just a few days up in the altiplano. The road was beautiful and passed through a wetland area that had llamas, vicunas, and andean and chilean flamingos.
 yet another amazing vista
 why did the llama cross the road?
 the Bee enjoying the scenery


 first herd of vicunas
 vicunas at our first flamingo lake
 chilean (pink butt) flamingos


 andean (black butt) flamingos






 llama with braided hair



 altiplano. amazing. there were some interesting camp sites up here, the best one was occupied so we ended up turning around and camped downhill a little.




 road to somewhere
 Sara watercoloring in a crazy landscape...


 ... and some vicunas ran by
the dark splotch towards the lower left is a huge pile of vicuna crap, they apparently like to poop in the same area