0 Likes

Playa La Mina
Peru

The nearby plate tells us this:

"This is one of the most popular beaches in the Paracas National Reserve due the astonishing scenic beauty of the high rocky cliffs, combined with a gentle and crystal water sea and beautiful coasts of fine white sand.

This beach is called La Mina because there is an old abandoned coal mine at its southern end. There are some concessions for  mariculture near La Mina, which are very successful. Scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) is the main product from these concessions, and it is consumed locally and exported as well.

Activities: Recreation, camping, sport fishing, diving, fossils (Those fossils were originally plants and are about 300 million years old)"

Copyright: Matthias Kunze
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Taken: 28/12/2012
Geüpload: 06/01/2013
Geüpdatet: 27/06/2014
Keer bekeken:

...


Tags: beach; sea; peru; natural reserve; sand
comments powered by Disqus

Matthias Kunze
Playa La Mina
Thomas Blanket
Peru, Paracas, Playa Langunillas
Matthias Kunze
Istmo de la Península de Paracas
Thomas Blanket
Peru, Paracas, National Reserve, Crossroad
Matthias Kunze
La Catedral
Thomas Blanket
Peru, Paracas, National Reserve, La Cattedrale
Matthias Kunze
La Catedral
Matthias Kunze
Boulevard el Chaco de noche
Matthias Kunze
Muelle El Chaco
Thomas Blanket
Peru, Paracas, Bus Stop
Thomas Blanket
Peru, Paracas, Sail Monument
Matthias Kunze
Plaza de Armas - Pisco
wongchichuen
Canton Rd Shopping Area(尖沙咀廣東道), Tsim Sha Tsui
Kyu-Yong Choi
seorak mountain temple Oseam ㅣ설악산 오세암
Ivor Linington
Duxford 3 1
Kamil Kurowski
Palace of Culture and Science, 30 floor - west view
Kolosov Mikhail
Ukraine-Nikolaev-televishka-1-KolosovM
Vladislav Moskvin
Callao Madrid
Clay Morehead
The Inconvenience Mall
Martin Hertel
Hongkong - Lippo Center
Martin Hertel
Welcome to Octoberfest
Adelino Chapa
Frigate D. FernandoII e Glória
Dan Bailey
Grand Bazaar
liubin
人工造雪
Matthias Kunze
Muelle El Chaco
Matthias Kunze
Tauernalm
Matthias Kunze
Uchucolca
Matthias Kunze
Denkmal Insel Wörth
Matthias Kunze
Cerro Azul Muelle Entrada
Matthias Kunze
Nauta Puerto
Matthias Kunze
Mariscal de Noche
Matthias Kunze
Landshuter Allee
Matthias Kunze
Kemacher (2480m)
Matthias Kunze
Rio Cumaceba
Matthias Kunze
Grenen
Matthias Kunze
Skagen - Dansk Fisker og Redningsmand
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.