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Sunrise from Chimborazo, Ecuador 15th February 2012

10 Responses to “Sunrise from Chimborazo, Ecuador”

  1. 1
    Abhijit Dharmadhikari:

    Lovely colors! :-)

  2. 2

    Wow! Amazing sky!

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    laplaineestanous !:

    yep ! the colors of the sky and the frog are amazing ! very nice work.

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    Ciam Sawyer:

    So cool to see this view! I spent some weeks climbing in Ecuador in the ’90’s. We spent a couple of snow-bound days on the glaciers of Cotopaxi and never managed to reach it’s summit. Such a gorgeous mountain!!

    Harry Kikstra Reply:

    Thanks Ciam, much appreciated! If it is any consolation: we went straight to the summit, but could not see a thing due to the clouds and ice storm :)

    Great place though!

  5. 5

    AMAZING. looks like a painting.

  6. 6

    You’ve got a crazy, amazing eye for photographs! I love this sunrise.

  7. 7
    Lee paul:

    Stunning! Absolutely Stunning images!

    My biggest regret in life is that I am not well travelled. Your image really show me some of the most wonderful sight’s that I’m missing out on. Really inspiring work and exceptional Photography.

    Well Done

    admin Reply:

    Thank you Lee, much appreciated. It is never too late to travel and it’s a big world out there!

  8. 8

    Wow, amazing landscape ! Great light and tones !

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Sunrise from Chimborazo, Ecuador

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This image was shot in the early morning at the point farthest away from the center of the earth -> Mt Chimborazo in Ecuador, just before sunrise.
The mighty glacier-covered volcanoes Cotopaxi, Cayambe & Antisana can be seen on the horizon…

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