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wildly colored, intruding strata of rocks  
   

wildly colored, intruding strata of rocks

near Uspallata where 7 Years in Tibet was filmed
Roof of the Americas

July 18th 2012
Snow Journey--Aconcagua Don't know when I'll make it to Everest, but here I am at the highest mountain outside the Himalayas! Mighty Aconcagua, at 6962 meters/22,841 feet, and her sister mountains and volcanoes soar at the apex of the 7000 kilometers of the Andes Cordillera. From the trail, they seem so accessible, yet they've filled the Climbers' Cemetery below with an ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Aconcagua

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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