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Planet of the Apes

Published 7 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Having yourself shrunken to their sizes that's what the world around you would appear ! Don't get intimidated by these inquisitive cousins of ours !

Sunrise over the Facade of Iglesia la Compania de Jesus

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Hardly a soul at this time in the morning, the ruinous facade of the Iglesia la Compania de Jesus in Antigua basked in the warm sun rays.

The Melting Glacier of Laguna Llaca

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here I am standing right in front of the melting tongue of the combined glacier of Nevados Oschapalca (5,881 m) and Ranrapalc<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-melting-glacier-of-laguna-llaca-peru">...(more)</a>

Nevado Churup

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Nevado Churup is a 5,493 m peak in Cordillera Blanca and it towers over one of the most beautiful lake in the Andes - Laguna Churup, a dark lake with an emerald green rim.

Cordillera Blanca from the View Point of Rataquenua

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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A nice half-day hike from the city of Huaraz southward is the view point of Rataquenua where one could enjoy <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cordillera-blanca-from-the-view-point-of-rataquenua-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Way to Laguna Churup

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail to Laguna Churup starts from a little hamlet called Pitec and is well-trodden. It takes about an hour from this point to reach the lake passing ravine, giant boulders on the way.

Palacio Bellas De Artes of Mexico City

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The opulent Palace of Fine Arts has most of its glamour stolen by the smiling elderly couple on my left who were clearly enjoying their ripe old age togther as often as they could.

Another View of Laguna Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Devastating earthquake in the last century has made it mandatory to have preventive measures in place to prevent flash flood from all the glacier-fed lakes of the cordillera.

Chacaraju overlooking Cebollampampa

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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A short climb along the moraine of Chararaju (6,108m) not only rewards one with a panoramic view of the beautiful laguna 69 b<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chacaraju-overlooking-cebollampampa-peru">...(more)</a>

The Fast-flowing Rio Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Rio Huantsan receives so much water from the huge glacier of Nevado Huantsan that about one kilometer further down the valley it truely becomes a roaring river gushing out between the towering mountains.

Laguna Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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This photo doesn't do justice to the majestic view of  Nevado Hauntsan (6,395m) as the day became overcast by the time I reached the bank of the deep blue Laguna Rajucolta (4,250m) late in the afternoon.

The Obelisk of Buenos Aires

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The famous Obelisk attracts not just tourists but also scamsters.One of the most annoying scam often involves one squirting the victim's b<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-obelisk-of-buenos-aires">...(more)</a>

Midway between Quebrada Shallap &amp; Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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To get to Quebrada Rajucolta south of Shallap I took the short cut over this rather steep tussocky slope where<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/midway-between-quebrada-shallap-quebrada-rajucolta-peru">...(more)</a>

San Francisco Waterfront from Pier 7

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The iconic Transamerica Pyramid dominates the waterfront of San Francisco from Pier 7.

Nevado Huantsan of Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Nevado Huantsan (6,395m) is one of the higest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes and its southwestern face is one of the most imposing I have ever seen.

Wat Phra Si Sanphet

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Another Wat that has been ransacked and destroyed by the Burmese.

View of Laguna Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here is the small laguna Shallap which could often be visited on a long day trip from Huaraz. 

Sunset over the Metropolis of Buenos Aires

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Taken just before sunset at the intersection between Avenida Cordoba and the widest thoroughfare on earth, Avenida 9 de Julio.

The Granite Walls of Quebrada Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Bits of granite crumble off the walls of the quebrada leaving a trail of large boulders along the valley floor.

The Winding Lombard Street of San Francisco

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The steep Russian Hill on which this section of Lombard Street has to negotiate with eight tight hairpin turns is the setting for Hitchcock's film "Verigo" in 1958.