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Cairn In The Bolivian Altiplano
Mountain worship has been practised in the Andes for millenia, the mighty peaks were and still are believed to be important deities and homes of the gods by the indigenous people. With the Spanish conquest Catholic and native traditions blended together. The peaks in this shot are the Payachatas ("Twin"in the Aymara language) volcanos on the Bolivia - Chile border.
Photograph © James Brunker. Reproduction, transmission or use in any form (print, website, uploading to social media sites, Pinterest etc) without prior written permission strictly prohibited.
February 12th, 2009
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