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The Valley of Caterpillars
Bolivia

The clouds have now coalesced and the storm is about to unleash its full force of elements. The ground here is covered with billions of caterpillars and one has to tread carefully and tentatively with each step to avoid crushing these  brightly coloured creatures.

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Uploaded: 16/01/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: condoriri; andes; la paz; bolivia
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