2 Likes

The swift current of Rio Francés
South America

Further along the narrow trail that meanders through the beech forest, the rapidly flowing Rio Francés hums alongside with sparkling turquoise colour under the gentle morning sun until this huge expanse of cloud comes and engulfs the glorious sunshine.

Copyright: Arroz marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Subida: 11/01/2012
Actualizado: 11/06/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: torres del paine; rio frances; french valley; valle de frances; cuernos; patagonia; chile
comments powered by Disqus

Arroz Marisco
Gathering Storm over French Valley 3
Arroz Marisco
Gathering Storm over French Valley 2
Arroz Marisco
Gathering Storm over French Valley 1
Arroz Marisco
First view of Cerro Catedral
Arroz Marisco
Panorama of Valle del frances - the Jewl in the Crown
luis davilla
torres paine national park. chile
Arroz Marisco
By the Foot of Cerro Paine Grande
Arroz Marisco
The Carnage at Lago Nordenskjöld 2012
Arroz Marisco
Cuernos del Paine at Dusk
Jens Vischer
Torres del Paine
Arroz Marisco
Mountain Stream of Monte Almirante Nieto
Arroz Marisco
The Many Tarns on the Way to Glacier Grey
Toni Garbasso
Jasper Forest - Petrified Forest
Florian Knorn
First BBQ 2010
Toni Garbasso
Teepees - Petrified Forest
Maciej G. Szling
Flisacy Sromowce Wyżne
Roger Berry
Dashashwamedha Ghat Varanasi
Thomas Bredenfeld
Mutta above Feldis (Grisons, Switzerland)
Ramin Dehdashti
Dasht-e Kavir
Toni Garbasso
Teepees - El Viejo - Petrified Forest
Petr Valla
Teza Ring Noc Bojovniku2009
Toni Garbasso
Petrified Forest - Route 66
Roger Berry
Prayag Ghat Varanasi
Roger Berry
Man Mandir Ghat, Varanasi Ganges River
Arroz Marisco
The Twin Lake on the Way to Lungden
Arroz Marisco
World's Third Highest Waterfall - Catarata del Gocta
Arroz Marisco
Torres del Paine on a Cloudy Afternoon
Arroz Marisco
Laguna Los Tres of El Chaltén
Arroz Marisco
Tarns and Lagunas below Nevado Sorimana
Arroz Marisco
Approaching Lago Dickson
Arroz Marisco
Chacaraju overlooking Cebollampampa
Arroz Marisco
The peaceful Banteay Samré of Angkor
Arroz Marisco
Gathering Storm Enroute to Qampa Pampa
Arroz Marisco
Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City
Arroz Marisco
Chorten before the Village of Pangboche
Arroz Marisco
Mirage-inducing Landscape 1 - Nguzumpa Glacier Crossing
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.