Dust

pisco, cervezas y ennio morricone

Vicuña chosen on the basis of the amazing observatories and brilliant star gazing with the naked eye.  Undoubtedly impressive.  Including finally seeing my first shooting star.

 

the glorious late afternoon light: Vicuña  

the glorious late afternoon light: Vicuña  

dustbowl BMX track: Vicuña  

dustbowl BMX track: Vicuña  

What I unexpectedly fell for was the landscape, cactus filled mountains, barren rocky barren mountains, sleepy dusty villages and shimmering reflective heat.

 

persimmon orchards need rocks: San Isidro

persimmon orchards need rocks: San Isidro

best not stack on ones bike: Valle de Elqui

best not stack on ones bike: Valle de Elqui

Oh and the river. Which makes for the perfect climate driven triumvirate:

  • pisco distilleries
  • microbreweries
  • set scouting for spaghetti westerns
Citroen car porn: San Isidro

Citroen car porn: San Isidro

ramshackle: Villaseca  

ramshackle: Villaseca  

made for gunslinging: Diaguitas

made for gunslinging: Diaguitas