San Pedro de Atacama

21st to 22nd November 2015. Atacama Desert, Northern Chile.

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I am now completing posting of my 2015 trip to Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Atacama Desert with final posts on the Atacama Desert.  You can find other posts on this expedition from the itinerary here.

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While this post is about my arrival in San Pedro de Atacama, the first few images are from the plane the previous day.  This one is from the southern coast of Chile or even the Straits of Magellan.  There are houses on the peninsula in the foreground.

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Sunset over a sea of clouds.

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We are now in the following day, on the flight between Santiago and Calama.  Note the huge volcanic crater at bottom left.

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Another view over the Atacama desert.  This is contiguous with the next image but the viewpoint has changed so I can’t align them.

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The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world and may also be the oldest, yet humans have lived here based around rivers and oases for 9,000 years.

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A couple of guanacos at the side of the road (I am now in the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama).

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Neighbouring house with satellite dish.

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This is the far end of the main street at San Pedro de Atacama.

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Turning back and walking in the other direction….

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San Pedro de Atacama is the launch pad for exploring the region, with 5,000 permanent inhabitants and at 2,400 meters (8,000 feet).  It was part of Bolivia until Bolivia lost its sea coast after the War of the Pacific in 1879 to 1884.

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Leh Palace Monochromes

2 February 2018, Leh, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

All images come from the Leh Palace post, where there are colour versions of these and other images and information on the palace.

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Tsemo Fort.

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Main Bazaar Road, the main street of Leh.
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End of Main Bazaar Road, with Leh Palace above on the skyline.
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Leh Palace.
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View over Leh from Leh Palace.
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Leh Palace.
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Shanti Stupa.
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Stupas, near the polo field.
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Tsemo Fort and Monastery and ancient ruin.
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Leh Palace.
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This was the last post from the Ladakh trip.  If you want to see any more, there are links to all posts on the Ladakh Itinerary.

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Ponies and People Monochromes (Hemis NP)

24 January to 2 February 2018, Hemis National Park, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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A bridge festooned with prayer flags and banners.

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Our drivers conducting a ceremony to bless our trip with good fortune.

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Ponies coming to pick up our baggage to the camp.

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Tashi the Yak.

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Ponies.

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Tea is on the way.

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Blue Sheep.

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Crossing the ice in the frozen river.

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Loading the ponies to move camp.

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Moving camp,

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Crossing the icy stream in front of the new camp.

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Ponies returning to Rumbak Village.

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Rumbak Village.

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Walking through Rumbak Village on the way to the High Plateau.

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Walking out.

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Slipped on the ice.

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Back to the bridge.

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Rumbak Monochromes

24 January 2018, Hemis National Park, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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The village Rumbak, the great metropolis near where we were camping, is in Hemis National Park.

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Walking into Rumbak.

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One of the many carved stones.

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Stupa and ruins beyond the village.  Path over the mountains behind the stupa.

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Remains of ruined house.

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A closer look at the stupa.

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A corner of the village’s ceremonial hall.

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A Buddhist flag on the trail up the main valley.

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Our first campsite.

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Another Buddhist flag.

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More stones with writing.

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Ancient huts or houses.

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This one has a chimney so it is clearly an old house and associated pen.

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The track across the ice into Rumbak.

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Inscribed stones.

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Inscribed stones and stupas.

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A row of stupas.

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Stupas and house.

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Stupa with blue sheep horns guarding the village.

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Blue sheep horns and mountains.

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Alchi and Likir Monasteries Monochromes

24 January 2018, near Leh, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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View from Toilet, walking in to Alchi Monastery.

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The long line of prayer wheels on the way in.

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Ancient paintings looking up inside one of the recesses of a stupa, Alchi Monastery.

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Stupas, inside and out.

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The staff said to have grown into a tree, Alchi Monastery.

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Stupas on the road between Alchi and Likir Monasteries.

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Tiny dwelling on the cliff face (you may need to click to enlarge and see it).

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Children outside the store at Likir Monastery.

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The huge Buddha at Likir Monastery.

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Decoration details.

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A view over the valley from the monastery.

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There were several of these on the roofline.

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Alchi Monastery, Black and White, Buddhism, Hemis Monastery, India, Ladakh, Landscape, Leh, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Tibet An upper courtyard.

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We were invited to a prayer meeting of the villagers.  Here an old woman is leaving.

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… and a young boy is nearby.

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Inside the prayer meeting….

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Outside in the sun.

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Looking back at Likir Monastery.

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Cow and house.

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The monastery above Nimmu Village.

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Mountains and shadows.

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Hockey on the ice by families outside a military camp.

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Mountains and clouds.

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Thiksay and Hemis Monasteries Monochromes

23-24 January 2018, near Leh, Ladakh.

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(Ladakh Trip).

Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information). If an image does not have a link (or a caption), the preceding one applies.

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Thiksay Monastery.

(The linked article with the colour images includes Brief Histories of both Tibet and Ladakh).

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Dawn prayers.

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Mountains with radical folding, on the way to Hemis Monastery.

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Stakna Monastery.

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Ice on the Indus.

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Hemis Monastery.

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Views on the way from Hemis Monastery to Alchi Monastery.

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Confluence of the rivers Indus (below) and Zanskar.

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Delhi Monochromes

21-22 January 2018, Delhi, India.

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(Ladakh Trip).

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Back streets of Old Delhi.

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Morning tea at the pigeon loft.

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Neville talking to Dhruv Gupta.

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Fatepuri Masjid.

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 Khari Baoli, a street known as the site of Asia’s largest spice market.

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In passing on the street.

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In the lounge room of Dhruv Gupta’s home.

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Humayan’s Tomb.

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Black and White, Delhi, India, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography .

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Black and White, Delhi, India, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Women’s Self Help Group, Nizamudin area.

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