Huayna Potosi, Bolivia


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Sonnik - Sep 10, 2006 12:03 am - Voted 10/10

Thanks for submitting

what an amazing scene. The buildings in the foreground really add to this picture.


Nigel Lewis

Nigel Lewis - Sep 10, 2006 12:22 am - Hasn't voted

Buildings?? Graves!!

Those are actually the graves of local miners. They bury above the ground here.

Thanks for the comments.



ibndalight - Feb 7, 2007 10:33 pm - Voted 10/10

Amazing Shot

I great shot of the mountain!

jandia - Apr 16, 2007 7:53 am - Hasn't voted

Not the West Face!!

What you're looking at is actually 2 mountains, in the foreground is Milluni Peak, which is separated from Huayna Potosi. In the background, it is Huayna Potosi but the South/East Face. The main route up this face is called the French route.
Anyway, it is a great photo.
Juan Carlos

Nigel Lewis

Nigel Lewis - Apr 17, 2007 1:14 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Not the West Face!!

Thanks! Not sure where I got that info from!
I took the picture from the roadside, somewhere near the Tuni area I think.
I'm glad you like it, I think it's one of my best photos ever.


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