Horse grazing, El Chalten, Patagonia, Argentina

El Chalten Revisited, Briefly

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 198th (!) straight, was snapped from a small field just above the center of El Chalten, Argentina, one of the more popular and picturesque areas in Patagonia. Check out a pair of previous posts describing day trip hikes from El Chalten: The Fitz Roy Trail …

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Water pollution mural, Punta Arenas, Chile

Gone Fishin’

Actually, I haven’t. And I bet this guy wishes he hadn’t either. Today’s Pic du Jour, the 192nd (!) straight, is of a mural I spotted between the fabled municipal cemetery and hippodrome in Punta Arenas, Chile during my six-month overland trip across South America last year. I had a …

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Cityscape 2, Quito, Ecuador. May 2013

Cityscapes – Quito, Ecuador | Stock Image Gallery 3

Flanked by snow-capped volcanic peaks and sprawled across the Guayllabamba River valley in the country’s northern highlands, few of the world’s capitals can claim as beautiful a setting as Quito, the Ecuadoran capital. Its historical center, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, is described as one of the largest and …

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Street vendors, Calle Pedro Fermin Cevallos, Quito, Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador – Street Scenes | Stock Image Gallery 2

Flanked by snow-capped volcanic peaks and sprawled across the Guayllabamba River valley in the country’s northern highlands, few of the world’s capitals can claim as beautiful a setting as Quito, the Ecuadoran capital. Its historical center, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, is described as one of the largest and …

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Fruit stand, Medellin, Colombia

Fruit Stand, Medellin

Colombia produced 7.98 million metric tons of fruit in 2010, a near three-fold increase since 1970. Some 50kg is represented on this street vendor’s stand in Medellin. Today’s Pic du Jour, the 189th (!) straight, was snapped on 05-June-2013. Please click on the image to see the full uncropped version. …

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Ecuadoran Espumillas

Ecuadoran Espumillas

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 186th straight (!), is a colorful swirl of light, crispy sweetness. It’s a lot like meringue, melts in your mouth and is a favorite street dessert in most Ecuadoran cities. Please click on the image to see the full uncropped version. All images © Bob …

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Balcony, Casco Viejo, Panama City

Panama City II

In Casco Viejo (Old Quarter), Panama City, Panama.

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Telephone booth, Ushuaia

Telephone Booth, Ushuaia

When was the last time you used a pay phone?

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Isla Del Sol 19

Isla Del Sol, Bolivia | Stock Image Gallery 2

The second of two galleries of images from Isla del Sol, the Bolivian island on Lake Titicaca where the Inca believed the sun was created.

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Soccer field, Zorritos, Peru

Soccer Field, Zorritos, Peru

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 182nd (!) straight, goes to the roots for today’s World Cup final. This is the local stadium in Zorritos, Peru, set cozily along a Pacific Ocean beach. I wonder how many extra time games this field has seen. 09-May-2013

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