Coconuts and Cuttlefish

A collection of my travel photos, articles I find interesting, and other random things.
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Llama! Isla Incahuasi, Salar de Uyuni, southwestern Bolivia.

The Laguna Colorada, one of the highlights of the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve. The water is bright pinkish-orange and home to three species of flamingo. Southwestern Bolivia. 

In many places in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, you will find stacks of stones. Tourists always ask after their significance, only to be told that they were built by idle tourists. They then typically proceed to make their own. Near Laguna Verde, Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, southwestern Bolivia.

If you cross into Bolivia from Chile near San Pedro de Atacama, you will stop at this Bolivian immigration station in southwestern Bolivia.

The Valley of the Moon. All that white stuff you see is salt. Near San Pedro de Atacama in northern Chile. 

The view from the Rio Coyhaique lookout point. It was cloudy all morning but finally started to clear up by early afternoon. Coyhaique, Chile.

Autumn is my favorite season. The trees here are just starting to change colors. Harold Parker State Park, Massachusetts, USA.

Ahu Nau Nau, just inland of Anakena Beach. Easter Island, Chile.

Why are tropical islands always full of hibiscus? Easter Island, Chile.

Anakena Beach, one of only two beaches on Easter Island and where Hotu Matua, the legendary leader of the first intrepid group of settlers, was said to have landed. Easter Island, Chile.