Island route

Island route

When you discover the island, this is the typical landscape that you will find there. A narrow path, almost without a hard shoulder and with very little signage. The field is littered with plenty of green hills, where the volcanoes that formed the island are hidden.

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) Easter Island, Region of Valparaiso, Chile.

Blue canyon

Blue canyon

Blue hour at Gran Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA.

Tongariki´s shadows

Tongariki´s shadows

The morning gave many photographic treasures.

The moment seemed to have gone to take the best pictures due to the colors and contrasts it had to offered by the dawn. However, we only had to turn around and the show was still there!

Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) Easter Island, Chile.

The afternoon has gone

The afternoon has gone

The golden hour at the beach in Santa Ana beach, Colonia, Uruguay.

Stacked

Stacked

One of the many things about why Rano Raraku Volcanoe is so amazing is that almost everywhere you look you can see Moais, thrown everywhere and in different states of "manufacture". Amazing! 

Rano Raraku's slopes, Easter Island (Easter Island), Easter Island, Valparaiso Region, Chile.

Road to fantasy

Road to fantasy

This picturesque road that looks like fantasy seems to leads to Lake Ashinoko´s Ferry Terminal, to take the boat down the lake and enjoy beautiful views of Mount Fuji. The natural environment is fantastic. Lake Ashinoko, Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Abandoned boat at the beach

Abandoned boat at the beach

In Palm Beach, opposite the newly opened Ritz Carlton Hotel, there is this abandoned boat on the beach, and is about turn into ruins. However, it contributes to the beauty of the landscape that exists there. Palm Beach, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles.

Tongariki's sunrise

Tongariki's sunrise

Getting up very early and several kilometers of driving on winding roads was needed to see what mother nature had to offer us. It was worth the effort 100%!
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) Easter Island, Region of Valparaiso, Chile.

Kenroku-en

Kenroku-en

Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Koraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
From Wikipedia.

Water sport's sunset

Water sport's sunset

Starting the new year visiting the brand new bridge over Garzón Lagoon, on the east of Maldonado, and enjoying a fantastic sunset.
Maldonado, Uruguay.

The Takeoff

The Takeoff

Seagulls at Laguna Garzón, Maldonado, Uruguay

Kite surfing

Kite surfing

Lots of kite surfers enjoying the first sunset of 2016 at Garzón Lagoon, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Shall we race?

Shall we race?

The afternoon is about to end while doing some paddle surf at Hadicurari Beach, Aruba, Netherland Antilles.

Flying Cs

Flying Cs

Lots of kite surfers at Garzón Lagoon, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Caribbean tour

Caribbean tour

Sunmer time in the Caribbean  at Palm Beach, Aruba, Netherland Antilles.

Kegon falls

Kegon falls

Kegon Falls (華厳滝 Kegon Taki) is located at Lake Chūzenji (source of the Oshiri River) in Nikkō National Park near the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The falls were formed when the Daiya River was rerouted by lava flows. The main falls had a height of approximately 97 metres (318 ft) and about twelve smaller waterfalls are situated behind and to the sides of Kegon Falls, leaking through the many cracks between the mountain and the lava flows. From Wikipedia

Getting ready

Getting ready

Getting ready before going to do some Kite Surfing at Garzon Lagoon, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Morro do Careca

Morro do Careca

Traditional view of this big sand dune called "Morro Do Careca" at Punta Negra, Natal, Rio Grande del Norte, Brazil.

Cloudy sunset

Cloudy sunset

The afternoon is getting closer and clouds gets golden colors at Hadicurari Beach, Aruba, Netherland Antilles.

Space ships

Space ships

Silos containing grains for cattle in a dairy farm in San Ramon, Canelones, Uruguay

Kenrokuen waterfall

Kenrokuen waterfall

Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Koraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
From Wikipedia.

 

Santa Lucia Wetlands

Santa Lucia Wetlands

Enjoying the afternoon at the Santa Lucia wetlands.
Santa Lucia, Santiago Vazquez, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Windy beach

Windy beach

Bella Vista's beach on a windy and rainy day.
Bella Vista, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Old tree

Old tree

Old big tree at Bella Vista's countryside on a windy and rainy day.
Bella Vista, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Lonely

Lonely

Lonely lighthouse at the desertic Klein Curacao island, close to Curacao, Netherland Antilles

Them

Them

View from inside the Rano Raraku Volcano's crater.

Here are a lot of Moai statues are at different stages of sculpted.

The current inhabitants, the horses, are everywhere.

Easter Island (Rapa Nui),  Valparaiso region, Chile.

Leftovers

Leftovers

Bella Vista's beach on a windy and rainy day.
Bella Vista, Maldonado, Uruguay.

One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three

Sculpture landscape at Ahu Ko Te Riku on Easter Island, Valparaiso region, Chile.

Caribbean storm

Caribbean storm

Stormy sunset at the beautiful caribbean beach of Crocus Bay, in Anguilla.

Countryside scenery

Countryside scenery

Sunset in the countryside close to Garzón lagoon, with José Ignacio in the horizon.
Jose Ignacio, Maldonado, Uruguay.

From the Fort

From the Fort

Sunset viewed from the top of Fort Louis, looking towards West, Marigot,  Saint Martin (Sint Maarten)

Low tide

Low tide

View of the big torii during a low tide moment at Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima island or Itsukushima, Hiroshima prefecture, Japan.

Towards the horizon

Towards the horizon

Sailboat on the horizon of a very calm Caribbean sea, seen form Crocus Bay, Anguilla.

Ridiculous colors

Ridiculous colors

Amazing and ridiculous colors of the sea at Shaol Bay East beach; one of the top 10 beaches of the Caribbean, located in Anguilla.

Rano Kau landscape

Rano Kau landscape

One of the main places to visit on Easter Island, and one of the best landscapes in the island is the Rano Kau's crater. Location where the natives used to live in villages named Orongo village.
Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Valparaiso Region, Chile.

Purple sky

Purple sky

Sunset with a very strange but beautiful color in the sky at Baie de la Potence in Marigot, Sint Maarten.

Baie Rouge

Baie Rouge

Sunset at Baie Rouge under a stormy sky.
Sint Maarten.

The couple

The couple

A couple of pelicans flying and looking for fishes in the pristine waters Baie Lucas beach. Saint Martin.

After the storm

After the storm

Shipwreck of a sailboat at Punta Del Este's harbour, during the sunset.
Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Natural pool

Natural pool

Incredible beach that looks like a pool at La Petite Anse, Saint Barths.

Friend's gathering

Friend's gathering

Lots of herons and "petit chevaliers" nests and fly around  a water pond at dusk at the Reserve Naturelle Saint Martin.

Island harbour

Island harbour

Small boat pier at Island Harbour beach, Anguilla.

Baie aux Prunnes

Baie aux Prunnes

Beautiful place to spend some nice and calm vacations at the Caribbean.
Baie aux Prunnes, Saint Martin.

Palacio

Palacio

Rock columns known as "Grutas del Palacio" naturally made by sand, clay, iron and water erosion, over the centuries.
35 Kms from Trinidad, Flores, Uruguay.

The couple

The couple

A couple crossing the shallow beach at Baie de L'Embouchure  towards a small island a few meters away of the shore.
Saint Martin.

Katouche Bay

Katouche Bay

A beautiful caribbean landscape at Katouche Bay beach, Anguilla.

Shipwreck

Shipwreck

Shipwreck of a sailboat at Punta Del Este's harbour, during the sunset.
Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Bella Vista

Bella Vista

Walking around Bella Vista beach with a view of Piriapolis at the background.
Maldonado, Uruguay.

Going home

Going home

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Leaving Saint Barths

Leaving Saint Barths

Returning ferry to Saint Martin with the view of Saint Barth's landscape and the moon rising over the island.
Saint Barths.

Shukkeien garden

Shukkeien garden

Beautiful and perfectly landscaped Shukkeien garden at Hiroshima, Japan.

Team gaucho

Team gaucho

Some gauchos on horseback, while herding a flock of wild horses from the shore of Rio Negro.
San Gregorio de Polanco, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Pozo Hondo

Pozo Hondo

After a short walk away, off the dirty road, 3 km away from Valle Eden, you can find this wild location with this beautiful waterfall, named Pozo Hondo.
Tacuarembó, Uruguay

Lonely

Lonely

A lonely tree at the river bank of Rio Negro, during a extremely calm tide.
San Gregorio de Polanco, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Kanazawa landscape

Kanazawa landscape

During cherry blossom season, viewed from one of many rivers that divide Kanazawa with a snowed mountain range at the background.
Kanazawa, Japan.

A day at the beach

A day at the beach

A couple walking along the shore of Happy Beach at Saint Martin.

Eco-friendly

Eco-friendly

View of the huge wind farm and cattle grazing around the place, pretty close to Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Going out of the tunnel

Going out of the tunnel

This is the one and only train tunnel in Uruguay, and is still in use...
Bañado de Roca, Tacuarembó, Uruguay

Happy place

Happy place

After a long walk from Friar's Bay beach, you finally arrive to Happy Beach. Pristine waters and tranquility surrounded by beautiful natural landscape. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

Chuzenji Lake

Chuzenji Lake

Chuzenji Lake near Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

Let's take a ride

Let's take a ride

Practicing how to ride a small catamaran at the beautiful beach of Bay East beach. This place is consiederd one of the top 10 beaches of the Caribbean, located in Anguilla.

To remember

To remember

Remarkable sunset with amazing colors in the sky to be remembered, at Punta del Este harbour, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Exclusive landscape

Exclusive landscape

If you go from Saint Martin to Saint Barths by ferry, you will see small secluded islands in the middle. This place is used by sailboats and yachts owners, to hang out during the day and enjoy the caribbean waters and exclusive beaches.
Saint Barths

Pelican nest

Pelican nest

Enjoying the sunset at Pelican Nest, located on the top of Fort Amsterdam.
Saint Martin.

The leader

The leader

A countryman is leading the cattle through the slopes of the hill at Valle Eden, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Pouring rain

Pouring rain

Small sailboat in the middle of the heavy rain, with the Saint Martin’s landscape on the background, seen from Shaol Bay West beach, Anguilla.

Just for you!

Just for you!

Beautiful and secluded beach at Ilet Pinel, Saint Martin... just for you!

Valentines

Valentines

Valentines is a wind farm that is being developed at Tacuarembó's countryside, close by Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Solitary caretaker

Solitary caretaker

An old and lonely lighthouse that takes cares of the coast of the small island of Klein Curacao.
Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.

Batovi II

Batovi II

Countryside landscape with the Batovi hill on the background, pretty close to Tacuarambó city, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Crocus paradise

Crocus paradise

Crocus Bay Beach as seen from the top of the hill next to the bay.
Anguilla

Roots

Roots

Some curious trees with their roots exposed, at the river bank of Rio Negro, during a extremely calm tide.
San Gregorio de Polanco, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

Say bye to the sun

Say bye to the sun

Sunset with a very strange but beautiful color in the sky at Baie de la Potence in Marigot, Sint Maarten.

Up in the air

Up in the air

Given the very windy conditions during the last weekend in the uruguayan coast, some guys decided to ride their kites and learn to fly!
Juan Lacaze, Colonia, Uruguay.

Hiroshima Bay

Hiroshima Bay

The view of the Hiroshima Bay  is beautiful from the top of Mount Misen , and very exhausting to reach there as well.
Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan.

Carioca surfers

Carioca surfers

Surfers catching waves seen from the Pedra do Arpoador viepoint, between Ipanema and Copacabana beaches.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Navajo Bridge

Navajo Bridge

Wonderful view of the Colorado River from the Navajo Bridge at Marble Canyon, a few miles away from Page, Arizona, USA.

Antelope formations

Antelope formations

Fantastic rock formations at Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Dancing figures

Dancing figures

Little indian figures that looked like puppets are exhibited on a window at the Monument Valley Visitor Center, Navajo Nation, Utah, USA.

Magic light

Magic light

Magic light comes with the sunset and enhances the shapes in this out of this world landscape. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona, USA.

Classic bend

Classic bend

If you ever visit Page, Arizona, you will have to visit this classic viewpoint of the Colorado River. During the afternoon this place is completely crowded but if you wake up early in the morning you may see it with a lot less people around. Heat is granted anytime.

Zion walk

Zion walk

Two  tourists take a hike in one of many  trails that are available to do at Zion National Park, Utah, USA.

Framed

Framed

Arizona, Cliff Dwellers, Stone House, USA, choza, hut, black and white, travel, framed, desert, window, landscape, featured, abandoned, no person, old

John Ford's Point

John Ford's Point

One of the classic views from Monument Valley seen from the John Ford's Point.
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona, USA.

The arch in the stone

The arch in the stone

Natural Bridge overlook on a sunny bright day at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

Amphiteatre (I)

Amphiteatre (I)

Partial view of the fantastic rock formations at the Amphiteatre seend from Bryce Point overlook. Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA.

Mossy Cave trail

Mossy Cave trail

Beautiful landscape of wild nature and water streams at Mossy Cave trail, just a few kilometers away of Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

Sparse vegetation

Sparse vegetation

Details of the very few vegetation over the cliff's sandstone walls of Lake Powell, Arizona, USA.

Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake

Mountain landscape seen from one of the overlooks at Antelope Island State Park, over the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA.

Watch out your speed

Watch out your speed

"The Bonneville Salt Flats is a densely packed salt pan in Tooele County in northwestern Utah. The area is a remnant of the Pleistocene Lake Bonneville and is the largest of many salt flats located west of the Great Salt Lake. The property is public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management and is known for land speed records at the "Bonneville Speedway". Access is free and visitors can drive on the flats. Extracted from Wikipedia

Textures

Textures

Amazing colors, shapes and textures can be seen across the beautiful slots at Antelope Canyon,near Page , Arizona,  USA.

Rays of light

Rays of light

Last rays of light during an extremely cold afternoon at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Walking on sunshine

Walking on sunshine

Walking across a bridge over String Lake during a shiny spring morning. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Ghosts in the pier

Ghosts in the pier

Long exposure at Playa Seré during a stormy and windy afternoon.
Carmelo, Colonia, Uruguay.

Reddish golden hour

Reddish golden hour

Awesome last rays of light of a magical sunset at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona, USA.

Peekaboo

Peekaboo

A tourist admiring the strangeness of the landscape bewteen the hoodoos, seen from Queen's Garden trail, at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

Lower Falls

Lower Falls

Great and classic view of the amazing Lower Falls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone . 
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Old West

Old West

The remains of barns and cattle pens in the Mormon Row area, at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Man in the nature

Man in the nature

A man enjoying nature and his craft during a nice and cold sunset at Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Enjoying the nature

Enjoying the nature

Paddling along Lake Powell narrow canyons and enjoying the magestuosity of the place.
Lake Powell, Page, Arizona, USA.

Upper Mesa Falls

Upper Mesa Falls

Beautiful and pristine landscape at Upper Mesa Falls, Idaho, USA.

Prismatic colors

Prismatic colors

After an extremely cold and cloudy day, the weather decided to give as a truce and let us enjoy the last rays of light, revealing the wonderful shades of colors at Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Rowing

Rowing

A couple of persons enjoying  the nature while they row on their canoe through the String Lake at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Photo session

Photo session

A couple of hikers take a minute on their adventure to take a photo among the huge hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

The Cross

The Cross

View from the top of the cross located at the higest peak of Pan de Azucar hill, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Climbing it is a little rough and usually takes 1.5 hrs to get to the top. However, the view from there well worth the effort.

Teton postcard

Teton postcard

This is one the the most famous panoramic views of the Grand Tetons, on the shores of Snake River.
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Dusk in the mist

Dusk in the mist

Enjoying the last rays of light throught the mist produced by the steam from Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Tower Falls

Tower Falls

Tower falls through the woods that surrounds the area at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Little house in the prairie

Little house in the prairie

Beautiful landscape with the old houses at the Mormon Row on a very bright  morning. 
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Edge's shadows

Edge's shadows

A different view of this classic place, from the cliff of the overlook at Horseshoe Bend, a few kilometers away from Page, Arizona, USA.
 

Desert landscape

Desert landscape

A desert landscape full of  small bushes and some spots with pink and white flowers, contrasting with the reddish soil at Monument Valley Navajo Nation, Utah, USA.

Dwellers

Dwellers

Cliff Dwellers formations very close to Marble Canyon, a few kilometers away from Page, Arizona, USA.

Marble colors

Marble colors

A fantastic light is being cast throught the mountains behind Marble Canyon.
View from Navajo Bridge over Colorado River, Arizona, USA.

Zion valley

Zion valley

View of Zion valley after ascending around 100 meters of Angel's Landing trail.

Zion National Park, Utah, USA.

Sunrise during sunset

Sunrise during sunset

Partial view of these amazing rock formation popularly know as "The Amphiteatre" seen from the Sunrise Point during the sunset.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

 

 

La Olla

La Olla

Beautiful spot to swim or simply lay your back on the rocks, enjoying calm and pristine waters. La Olla, La Cumbrecita, Córdoba, Argentina.
 

Nuestra Señora

Nuestra Señora

Night view of the famous "Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Córdoba". The main Cathedral of Cordoba is a fantasic building which was started to build in 1582 and it was finalized in 1706 and is part of the famous Jesuit Block, located at Cordoba's downtown.

Three sisters in the dust

Three sisters in the dust

These iconic rock formation called "Three sisters"can bee seen through a misty fog made of dust particles, almost at dusk time, while tourists cars still goes through the area.

Monument Valley, Utah, USA.

Terraces

Terraces

Different overlooks like terraces can be accessed by tourists to have a closer look of the magnifcent  hoodoos at Sunrise Point, Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA.

 

Desert views

Desert views

View from inside the old abandoned houses at the Cliff Dwellers, Arizona, USA.

 

 

Hot spring silhouettes

Hot spring silhouettes

The silhouettes of the tourists visiting Grand Prismatic Spring during the sunset like an apocalyptic landscape can be seen from US Route 191. 
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Still standing

Still standing

Remnants of a dried out tree that still stands in the middle of the extreme conditions of the Dormant Hot Spring Cone, located at Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Close to the falls

Close to the falls

Pretty close details of falls, the surrounding trees and accumulated snow in the Lower Falls at Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Meditation time

Meditation time

The very last moments of the day are pretty special for relaxing, meditation and enjoying a beautiful sunset.


Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay.

Framed beauty

Framed beauty

Beautiful framed landscape of the Grand Teton mountains seen from the Mormon Row location.
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA.

Zion details

Zion details

Details of the rocks an vegetation on Zion National Park's red rock walls.
Utah, USA.

Calmness

Calmness

Lonely and very calm mountain landscape, seen from the side of the road that connects Salt Lake City to Antelope Island State Park, over the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA.

We stand in awe...

We stand in awe...

When you first see this incredible view, no matter where you are from, you freeze and just stand in awe.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA.

Saint Christopher

Saint Christopher

Saint Christopher shipwreck is a grounded boat that was part of the British Royal Navy in World War II. Was built in 1943, the rescue tug played a role in the war before being sold, used commercially and then getting snagged on shore in Ushuaia in southern Argentina, at the Beagle Channel. (Excerpt from Expedia)

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Perito

Perito

Amazing scenery at Los Glaciares National Park while staring, through the trees, at the famous Perito Moreno glaciar. This was a few days before the ice bridge breakdown that happened on March 12th.
El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Icy patagonia

Icy patagonia

View of the south face of the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier. Santa Cruz, Argentina.
 

Upper Mesa Falls (II)

Upper Mesa Falls (II)

Beautiful and pristine landscape at Upper Mesa Falls, Idaho, USA.
 

Salty scenery

Salty scenery

Beautiful and tranquil scenery at the Bonneville Salt Flats on Utah's west border. This place is frequently used as a race track to test very fast vehicles... when the salt lake there allows that, of course! 
Utah, USA.

Ushuaia's morning activity

Ushuaia's morning activity

View of Ushuaia's harbour while some ships starts its daily activity before dawn.

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

The valley

The valley

Amazing view of the valley between the mountains that surrounds Ushuaia, on my way to see the Esmeralda lagoon. Thanks to @Heliushuaia for this amazing experience!

Cloudy Les Eclaireus

Cloudy Les Eclaireus

Iconic lighthouse undert a cloudy sky, over the border limits between Argentina and Chile, located at the Beagle channel and a few miles away from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Sunset silouhettes

Sunset silouhettes

Group of people enjoying the last orange rays of light at Las Flores' beach, Maldonado, Uruguay

Chorrillo del Salto

Chorrillo del Salto

Beautiful and quiet place, very close from El Chaltén,, located inside Los Glaciares National Park at Santa Cruz province, Argentina.

El Chalten's view

El Chalten's view

View of the beaufitul tiny town of El Chaltén and Fitz Roy gorgeous mountain range on the background, seen from "De los cóndores" overlook.

El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Oasis

Oasis

Oasis Huacachina, very close from Ica, during a wonderful sunset among the sand dunes.

Huacachina, Ica, Peru.

Patagonic view

Patagonic view

Great view of the Viedma Lake and the Andes mountain range, with a lonely house at the foreground, seen from the road close to El Chaltén, 

Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Close view

Close view

If you take a boat tour on Argentino lake, you can get to the north side of Perito Moreno glacier and have a close view of this magnificent landscape and see tremendous glacier landslides.

Santa Cruz, Argentina.