Laguna Colorada: Flamingos at 4000m+ May 29th 2009 The first glimpse of Laguna Colorada and its flamingos was in the midst of the stormy weather when we arrived. After a brief stop, we went on to find accommodation, planning to head back to the lake later in the day.
Just an hour before sunset, the storm cleared, and the sun came out. We made it back to the lake for the last light of day, and saw hundreds of flamingos at dusk, before the sun duck ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. Those studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last couple of years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State to do a PhD in geology. New areas to explore and new rocks to discover!
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