Morning light on the high fields

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Marilyn Whiteley on April 30, 2008

Eucalyptus was brought from Australia to Ecuador and has spread into Peru. It is useful for roof beams and firewood, but there is also concern that it is taking the place of native species.

If you zoom in, you can see that people of Peru farm fields high up on the mountainside today as they did in Inca times. (These fields are more accessible than many!)

Wim Janssen on May 1, 2008

I like to watch your Peru pictures Marilyn. How nice of you to write those little explanations. I realy can learn something from it. Thank you for sharing. Greetings, Wim

Tjeert.Mensinga © on May 2, 2008

Maybe i have said it before Marilyn but you really have an eye for beauty,and you no how to let people take a closer look at your pictures,by writing these nice story's, i fully agree with Wim ,and again thanks for sharing !!Y* of course! best regards ! Tjeert

Lecleire Jacques on May 5, 2008

Marilyn, this is really a beauty !!! i give it a golden star and "best of" ! A agree with Wim and Tjeert (we are from the low land)... (Netherland and Belgium...). We love allways mountains and shots like yours.

My best regards, Jacques

Marilyn Whiteley on May 6, 2008

Thanks for your kind words, Wim, Tjeert, and Jacques, and especially, Jacques, for the honours.

I noticed this view as we were walking to breakfast. Then the clouds became solid. As all three of you know, ¨Take the picture when you have the chance¨!! I´m glad I took the time to take this when I had the opportunity, and I´m happy that you like it, too.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 30, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2008/04/28 06:13:24
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 15.27mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash

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