Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Torres del Paine

Time for Alphabe-Thursday again, and this week it's the terrific letter T. Travel with me back to Chilean Patagonia...only 6 more weeks to go... just about as far south as you can imagine to Torres del Paine National Park. To get there, we fly into Punta Arenas and then drive for about 6 hours northwest. Once again, it's well worth the drive to see this magnificent park that rivals many of the national parks found in the US and around the world.








Home to guanacos....



...foxes



...condors




















...huemules (an endangered species of deer)



...parrots (nope, they don't just live in the tropics)
...and ágila moras (blackberry eagles), among other creatures.














That's it for this week. Be sure to head over to Mrs. Jenny's and see what the other Alphabetarians are thinking about by clicking HERE.

21 comments:

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wow! Wonderful photography of beautiful landscapes and nature's critters ~ (A Creative Harbor)

Naperville Now said...

looks like you shot the birds from an airplane. fabulous, as always.(have you told me what your telephoto lens is?) next stop: national geographic channel. just saying.

Esther Joy said...

Wow! You and your camera are such an awesome match! Your photos are awesome as always!

debra said...

Oh those mountains are just breathtaking....so beautiful. WONDERFUL photos!

Leovi said...

I love those mountains, gorgeous landscapes, pictures of very high quality gems. Greetings.

Jamie said...

Awesome photos of the mountains (and the animals). I have never seen a black eagle before. It sounds like you had an amazing trip!

Lmkazmierczak said...

Beautiful sequence of photos♫ The blues are tremendously splendid♫♪

Riet said...

Your photo's are stunning. What a beautiful trip and country, WOW unbelievable.

Rocky Mountain Woman said...

Gorgeous shots! You make me want to visit there! Maybe someday....

JDaniel4's Mom said...

This looks like an amazing place to sit back and take in the views.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

What magnificent peaks! Your photographs of this national park are spectacular. I love the yawning fox ..wonderful shot!

Claudia Willison said...

B e a u t i f u l ! (No other words needed)

Cheryl D. said...

I love your Patagonia pictures. That must have been some trip. This week's pictures are gorgeous as always!

Mumsy said...

I love the mountain peak photos, they are stunning, and beautiful in colors and lighting.

EG CameraGirl said...

I would very much like to see this in person.

Cathy Kennedy said...

Tumbling over to your place a few days late and I am so glad you stopped by my place telling me I needed to come over to take a look at your truly terrific photos. When I grow up some day, I hope I am as good of a photographer as you are. =D Thanks for sharing your beautiful work with us!

Jim said...

Great again, Anita!!! Your animal pictures are especially wonderful. The foxes are my favorites.
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Gattina said...

Incredible beauty, these mountains and landscape !

Jenny Short said...

So raw, pure and untouched. That is refreshing. It makes me want to stand in the middle and just breathe.
These are amazing. xo Jenny

Ames said...

Oh wow! Do you work for National Geographic? Well you should. These are stunning photographs!~Ames

Jenny said...

I think Ames might be right!

Maybe you need to give them a chance at your photos.

I love seeing all the wild animals interacting with this terrific environment!

Just gorgeous!

Thanks for linking.

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