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Fast Food Bus, Chaiten, Chile

Today's Pic du Jour is a triptych of a lonely fast food bus on an even lonelier street in Chaiten, Chile. The sign on the window read 'open'; I waited for about 20 minutes but nobody showed up. They must have been out to lunch. Snapped in Chaiten, Chile, on 04-Mar-2013
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Chaiten Sunset – Pic du Jour

This was taken last March in Chaiten, Chile, a small town about 1,200 kilometers south of the capital Santiago, which made headlines back in May 2008 when a nearby volcano that bears the town's name woke from a 9,370-year slumber. Over its month-long eruption, it blew a column of ash and hot gases nearly 31 kilometers into the sky and spewed ash as…
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Chaitén Volcano, Five Years Later

I arrived in Chaitén late last night, a small town about 160 kilometers south of the port city of Puerto Montt, which made headlines in May 2008 when the nearby volcano that bears the town's name woke from a 9,370-year slumber. Over its month-long eruption, it blew a column of ash and hot gases nearly 31 kilometers into the sky and spewed ash as…
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