0 Likes

Laguna Arhuaycocha of the Andes
Peru

On a side-trip to the base camp of Alpamayo (5947m), I could not resist the urge to climb up the scree to see this beautiful turquoise Laguna of Arhuaycocha by the foot of Pucahirca (5810m).

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Uploaded: 10/01/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: arhuaycocha; santa cruz; alpamayo; pucahirca; quitaruju; cordillera blanca; andes; ancash; peru
comments powered by Disqus

Arroz Marisco
The Landslide between Mt Paria and Mt Artesonraju
Arroz Marisco
Quebrada Santa Crua in Ruins
Arroz Marisco
Quenua Trees Clinging on to life.
Arroz Marisco
Sunrise over Taulliraju
Arroz Marisco
The Open Plain below Mt Taulliraju
Arroz Marisco
Nevada Taulliraju
Arroz Marisco
First View of Laguna Jatuncocha
Arroz Marisco
Clouds over Punta Union, the High Mountain Pass of Santa Cruz Trek
Arroz Marisco
Punta Unión, High Pass of the Popular Santa Cruz Trek
Arroz Marisco
Alpamayo Basking in the Sun
Arroz Marisco
The Mountain Amphitheater below Paso Gara Gara
Arroz Marisco
Below Gara Gara Pass
David Burton
Tangyue village 2
Nick Hobgood
Tongan Ghost Ship
c pak
DAN 6
Jaime Brotons
El Retiro, Madrid
Nick Hobgood
Tongan Ghost Ship : On the deck
Artem Ryazanov
Crisis Scar - Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Jerzy Pajor
JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY – COLLEGIUM NOVUM - Assembly Hall - 1 gigapixel Pajorama
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
Robert Bilsland
Giggleswick School Chapel, Below The Dome.
Stephan Messner
old ruin in Milešov
Martin Broomfield
Court at the Temple of Ramesses III, Karnak
Mike Anton
Isurumuniya Rock Temple Reclining Buddha
Arroz Marisco
The Open Plain below Mt Taulliraju
Arroz Marisco
Leaving Cacanpunta Pass
Arroz Marisco
Rapids above Emerald Pool
Arroz Marisco
Isla del Pescado
Arroz Marisco
Laguna Churup
Arroz Marisco
Cerro de los Siete Colores
Arroz Marisco
Gorak Shep
Arroz Marisco
El Capitan
Arroz Marisco
Departing Yak Caravan at Lobuche
Arroz Marisco
Nevado Churup
Arroz Marisco
Golden Field and Granite Cliff at Yosemite
Arroz Marisco
East Gate of Bayon
More About South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest. To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case. The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina. Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians. Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight? I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.Text by Steve Smith.