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This series was created by Alain Chamot (1971-2020).
A few pics from a trip several years ago.
Still life with insects.
It’s impossible to overstate the enormity of these falls, located at the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. From the Argentinian side you can’t even take in the whole scope – but we chose not to cross over to the Brazilian because that would have required another entry fee.
Roadside shrine to Our Lady of the 2-Liter Bottle.
The little foxes are unfortunately conditioned to humans and come up very close.
The guanacos are pretty skittish, though.
The road from Villavicencio to Mendoza is pretty straight. The road from Uspallata to Villavicencio, on the other hand, is shit-your-pants scary. I had visions of imminent death all the way down.