Travel Photography Photos tagged as south_america
on the way from EcoCamp to Pudeto Dock (day 1 of trek)
The Serrano glacier lies on the eastern side of the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park in southern Chile. One can walk to the base or take a zodiac. This photo captures both means of getting up close and personal--and conveys the sheer size of the glacier with the boat dwarfed and even smaller hikers to the left. Taken with a Nikon D-90. Cropped.
woman in traditional garb, during a dark stormy afternoon, at the border between Bolivia and Peru
In the Chaco, Paraguay
Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on Lake Titicaca. On weekends owners park their vehicles in front of the cathedral to receive an elaborate 'cha'lla' or ritual blessing from priests. They decorate their vehicles and make petitions to the Virgin for protection.
The strong colours of either bright blue or rich orange are a feature of the Santa Catalina Monastery.