Tag Archives: Rock Valley

Yareta (Azorella compacta)

This enormous and partially dying specimen is growing by one of many incredibly beautiful rock outcrops here called Valle de las Rocas, or Rock Valley. Even in this photo an artistic face with a huge eye appears. The living Yareta only adds to the wonder as its shape and age seems to blend in with […]

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas) & Southern viscacha (Lagidium viscacia)

In a garden of rock formations resembling many different animals I was baffled to suddenly stand in front of this Viscacha monitoring my movements. It’s like I met the only living guardian of that day, and it was checking me out. Apparently I was an acceptable visitor that had recognized what is here, as it […]

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas)

One of the many “sculptures” in this amazing place, that seemed without any kind of face or specific form. Still I think there is a wolf-like head on the top looking to the right. You can sit here for hours and see new appearances in the rock formations around you, and all are changing throughout […]

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas)

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas)

Yet another animal, and to me perhaps a dolphin’s face. Later in the day or even under the starry sky it might look like another creature. A different angle and it is simply a rock. Hundreds of years on it will be gone forever. This garden of sculptures is like nothing I’ve ever seen, and […]

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas)

Most are unable to see nature’s never ending miracles – from the smallest of scales to the large. They stand amidst it all but are filled with thoughts of the future or the past and simply do not see. Some places are just powerful to the senses of the human body, but also way beyond […]

Rock Valley (Valle de las Rocas)

Many kilometres before I got to here, I noticed a very unusual rock formation in the landscape. Like a fissure from which Earth has had time to have fun and be creative. True it was once a fissure and volcanic, but at some point it cooled and the erosion set in. Ever since this place […]