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Photo Project: 52 Bolivian Sundays [week 9, 'Lost in the Details'].

03 Mar

Above, details from the drive up to the Hotel Complex, through the Valle de La Luna mountains.

Continuing with my very personal Photo Project throughout this year, called 52 Bolivian Sundays, sharing images that represent this beautiful country, its traditions, cultural events and neat places/things to do. For this week, pairing with the Daily Post inspiration, “Lost in the Details“, brings images from our recent visit to Mallasa, and a day very well spent with friends from La Paz and from Washington, DC, at the Oberland Hotel Complex, a taste of Switzerland in Bolivia. In order to get there, one of the requirements is to appreciate the fascinating mountains from the Valle de La Luna [The Moon Valley]… The mineral content of the mountains varies greatly between individual rock formations. As a result, the sides of the mountains are different colors, creating very striking optical illusions. A majority of them are a clear beige or light brown color. There are also areas that are almost red, with sections of dark violet.

And here, a few more ‘detailed impressions’ from a great reward! :o

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So many details to look forward to! Find here, more impressions from other bloggers… Thank you all for sharing! ♥

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26 Comments

Posted by on March 3, 2013 in BOLIVIA, photography, sports

 

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26 responses to “Photo Project: 52 Bolivian Sundays [week 9, 'Lost in the Details'].

  1. eof737

    March 21, 2013 at 9:27 am

    TY for the pingback. Beautiful photos.
    Eliz

     
  2. colonialist

    March 9, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Utterly stunning scenes!

     
  3. frizztext

    March 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    stones have their history too, I see …

     
    • 3rdCultureChildren

      March 4, 2013 at 3:38 pm

      and these particular stones play a major role, preventing the rocks from rolling/falling down and reaching the by-passers/cars… I’m deeply in love with the mountains here: their colors, their features… :o

       
  4. Colline

    March 4, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    What a beautiful setting.

     
  5. Drops of Ink

    March 4, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Nice photos! Thanks for the pingback. :)

     
  6. NW Frame of Mind

    March 4, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    Love your pictures and thanks for the pingback!

     
  7. kz

    March 4, 2013 at 11:09 am

    awww such a cute slideshow! ^^

     
    • 3rdCultureChildren

      March 4, 2013 at 11:29 am

      Thank you very much… the ‘star of the details’ is my baby daughter… a natural, I guess! :o Thank you for stopping by and sharing your impressions…

       
  8. littlemisswordy

    March 4, 2013 at 10:01 am

    Beautiful! Thanks for the ping back.

     
    • 3rdCultureChildren

      March 4, 2013 at 11:29 am

      Glad you enjoyed them, Littlemisswordy! My pleasure to share your post! :o

       
  9. Alastair

    March 4, 2013 at 9:29 am

    Great photos. Thanks for the pingback

     
    • 3rdCultureChildren

      March 4, 2013 at 9:29 am

      Thanks for the comments, Alastair – my pleasure to share! :o!

       

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