Pictures from four trips to Chile and Argentina, 1997 - 2003:
Page 2, The Mid-South

All pictures copyright Tim Hilliard, 1997 - 2003

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Crashed DC-3 made into a home, near Chaitén, in the area called Chiloé Continental  (1999)
Rain sparkles on a branch of fuchsia, the typical understory plant of the southern Chilean rain forests  (1999)
Ancient alerce grove disappears into the mist in Parque Pumalín, the private ecological reserve being developed by wealthy North American Douglas Thompkins  (1999)
Quila, Chilean bamboo, detail of leaves, Parque Pumalín  (1999)
Trail crosses suspension bridge under alerces in Parque Pumalín  (1999)
Giant trunk of an Alerce in Parque Pumalín   (1999)
Alerce trunk in Parque Pumalín  (1999)
Alerce trunk disappears into the fog, Parque Pumalín  (1999)
Forest floor with a fallen fuchsia flower, Parque Pumalín  (1999)
045.jpg (86044 bytes) Saltos dobles, Parque Pumalín, 2003
046.jpg (101157 bytes) Foliage, Parque Pumalín, 2003
047.jpg (98925 bytes) Club-moss (?) Parque Pumalín, 2003 
048.jpg (124139 bytes) Salto Tronador, Parque Pumalín, 2003
049.jpg (77879 bytes) Caleta Gonzalo, Parque Pumalín, 2003
050.jpg (99059 bytes) Caleta Gonzalo, Parque Pumalín, 2003
051.jpg (122246 bytes) Caleta Gonzalo, Parque Pumalín, 2003
Beach (Playa San Francisco?) near Chaitén, Carretera Austral  (1999)
Carretería Austral winds around several switchbacks on a mountain pass in Parque Nacional Quellat  (1999)
Glacier disappears into the clouds in Parque Nacional Quellat  (1999)
043.jpg (41535 bytes) Little plant, Reserva Nacional Coyhaique, 2003
044.jpg (56539 bytes) Cara del Indio, Coyhaique, 2003
014.jpg (70537 bytes) Cerro McKay, Coyhaique, 2003
015.jpg (63995 bytes) Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, south of Coyhaique, 2003
016.jpg (71675 bytes) Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, 2003
017.jpg (74848 bytes) Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, 2003
018.jpg (62697 bytes) Kitten in lap, bus from Coyhaique to Cochrane, 2003
021.jpg (87799 bytes) Wind-blown geese, Puerto Tranquilo, 2003
022.jpg (145999 bytes) Cemetery in form of small houses, Puerto Tranquilo, 2003
029.jpg (133719 bytes) Cemetery, Puerto Tranquilo, 2003
023.jpg (86207 bytes) At the Catedral de Mármol, Lago General Carrera, 2003
024.jpg (93890 bytes) Catedral de Mármol, 2003
025.jpg (61727 bytes) Cabeza de Perro, Catedral de Mármol, 2003
026.jpg (62577 bytes) Catedral de Mármol, 2003
027.jpg (123562 bytes) Catedral de Mármol - this is a small island, completely undermined by water dissolving the marble - the boat went right underneath!, 2003
028.jpg (52487 bytes) Catedral de Mármol, 2003
019.jpg (70950 bytes) Huasos (Chilean cowboys) in Puerto Tranquilo, Lago General Carrera, 2003
020.jpg (89747 bytes) Puerto Tranquilo Huasos, 2003
030.jpg (126053 bytes) Puerto Tranquilo Huasos, 2003
031.jpg (138221 bytes) Rodeo, Puerto Tranquilo, 2003
032.jpg (87583 bytes) Rodeo, Puerto Tranquilo, 2003
033.jpg (99722 bytes) Lago General Carrera - the little island almost center of picture is the Catedral de Mármol, 2003
034.jpg (71249 bytes) Lago General Carrera and smaller lake, 2003
037.jpg (69390 bytes) Rio Baker, the largest river in Chile, which drains Lago General Carrera, 2003
038.jpg (111468 bytes) Caleta Tortel, a car-free village on a fjord in southern Aisén, Chile, 2003
040.jpg (126808 bytes) Caleta Tortel - the gazebo-like structure is the main Plaza. Everything is on boardwalks, stairs, etc., 2003
039.jpg (82108 bytes) Coicopihue, close relative of the copihue, Chile's national flower. Caleta Tortel, 2003
041.jpg (55447 bytes) Fogón - wood cook stove - in kitchen of hospedaje, Puerto Guadel, Lago General Carrera, 2003
042.jpg (74991 bytes) Crossing Lago General Carrera in the wind, between Chile Chico and Puerto Ingeniero Ibáńez, 2003


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