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Pic du Jour – Misty Morning, Queulat National Park

This was the scene near the terminus of the Enchanted Forest Trail, a beautiful hike in southern Chile’s pristine Queulat National Park. To this day it remains one of favorite hikes on the planet. More about the park, and another 25 photos from the hike are in this post, Living up to a Name: Chilean Patagonia’s Enchanted Forest Trail. Today's…
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The Balmaceda Glacier – Pic du Jour

For the Earth Day edition of the 'So Very Glad I Saw it Before it Disappears' File, here are a few shots I took in February of the Balmaceda Glacier in Chile's Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. Just 15 years ago the ice was at a level even with the Seno Ultima Esperanza, or Last Hope Sound. For the rapidly retreating Balmaceda, all hope is gone.…
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A Quickie in Slovenia’s Vršič Pass

No, this isn't quite as sexy as it sounds - just one minute in seven shots of the Vršič Pass in Slovenia's Julian Alps. It's one of my favorite corners in this country with no shortage of beautiful corners. http://vimeo.com/37696887 These 60 seconds don't come close to giving the area justice, but you'll get the general idea. At 1611m, it's…
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