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Posts Tagged ‘South America’

May 1st, 2015

5 Favorites From Patagonia

Posted By Ian Plant
Whisper of Paine
(© Ian Plant) I just recently returned from three weeks in the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina, leading two back-to-back photo tours for Epic Destinations. Here are my five favorite photos from the trip. The first photo is from Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. I found this composition of the moon setting over …
 
March 18th, 2011

Brazil’s Landscape Treasures

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Serra das Orgaos National Park, Brazil
No, I am not blogging from Brazil – although I wish I was.  Most of us know little about this massive South American country except their annual Carnival and the beaches of Rio.  Few Americans know, for example, that some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet is no more than an hour or …
 
October 15th, 2010

Vanishing Primates

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Peruvian Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey (Oreonax flauvicada) PERU
This is a picture of one of the rarest primates in the world : the Peruvian Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey. No one knows how many are left, but from what I saw this past week, their days may be numbered. I spent 6 days in the rugged foothills of the Andes, in patches of forest between …