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March 21st 2007
Published: August 7th 2007EDIT THIS ENTRY

Here are the photos that I wasn´t able to get scanned for a while - some of them seem like a long time ago now!





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Train graveyardTrain graveyard
Train graveyard

Near the salt flats at Uyuni, Bolivia
Bolivian flamingosBolivian flamingos
Bolivian flamingos

At Laguna Colorado, high up in Bolivia on the way to the Chile border
Bolivian funny stonesBolivian funny stones
Bolivian funny stones

These strange stones were high up in Bolivia (everything´s high up in Bolivia!)
Isla del Sol, BoliviaIsla del Sol, Bolivia
Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Walking on Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. Took about 3 hours to walk the length of the island, which was beautiful, more like somewhere in the Mediterranean
Truck crossingTruck crossing
Truck crossing

The Dragoman truck crossing part of the lake after we left Copacabana in Bolivia. Luckily we didn´t have to go on the dodgy looking raft with it, we went on a dodgy boat instead
Atacama desertAtacama desert
Atacama desert

While running - well, kind of trotting - down a big sand dune in the Atacama desert in northern Chile, I put the brakes on to take a picture
Atacama sunsetAtacama sunset
Atacama sunset

Don´t know why my camera decided to respond like this, but thought it was quite a nice image anyway, even if there are no colours!
Virgin MaryVirgin Mary
Virgin Mary

How could I be in South America without taking a photo of her? This one is on top of the biggest hill in Santiago, can´t remember the name of it now
Volcan VilaricaVolcan Vilarica
Volcan Vilarica

Near Pucon in Chile, if you look closely, you can just see the puff of smoke coming out the top. We got a cable car to the snowline and then it was about 4 hours to the top
Usch, me and BeckyUsch, me and Becky
Usch, me and Becky

At the crater of Volcan Vilarica, notice how expertly I am handling my ice axe. The lovely trousers were the ones they gave us with a plastic bum to slide back down with. Honest.
View from the topView from the top
View from the top

Of Volcan Vilarica - or a part of the view anyway, we were really lucky with the weather, the climbs the day before and the day after were cancelled because of cloud
Perito Moreno glacierPerito Moreno glacier
Perito Moreno glacier

The glacier from a bit of a distance, gives you an idea of how far back it goes.
Me and the glacierMe and the glacier
Me and the glacier

The woolies seem like a very long time ago now that I´m sweltering in Brazil
Argentinian estanciaArgentinian estancia
Argentinian estancia

Cattle ranch in Argentina, on the way to the Perito Moreno glacier
FitzroyFitzroy
Fitzroy

The peak of Fitzroy (near El Chalten in Chile) didn´t come out from behind the cloud that day
Magellanic woodpeckerMagellanic woodpecker
Magellanic woodpecker

These woodpeckers were busy on one of the walks we went on near Fitroy, they didn´t mind if you went quite close to them


21st March 2007

Fab Photos
Hi Morag - the photos look great. A million miles away - literally. It's great to find out where you are and what you are doing - the miracle of modern science!! Loved the woodpecker - he looks very busy!! Hope to get another update soon. Clare x
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