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Location: Quebrada Pumapampa (4280 m)      by: Pedrotti Alberto
Area: Peru      Date: 09-08-2019
The Puya Raymondii, "Queen of the Andes", largest among all Bromeliads (that is, a huge pineapple...), grows only in very circumscribed places of the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes. The present 360° shows one of its major stands, in Quebrada Pumapampa. For one day let me also show the appendix Einzelbild.

Location: -9.88125 -77.25711
Larger: http://bit.ly/2J2g69G

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Good old photographer's rule:
Don't show an Einzelbild without the moon!
2019/10/19 21:14 , Arne Rönsch
Einzelmoon, of course...
2019/10/19 21:22 , Pedrotti Alberto
Gorgeous landscape, flora and motif, Alberto ... but again the "rings" in your panorama ... I've marked one - could you solve this problem?

Cheers, Hans-Jörg
2019/10/19 22:12 , Hans-Jörg Bäuerle
Hans-Jörg, Kreise? Das sind ganz gewöhnliche Sensorflecke, die Alberto in Windeseile entfernen könnte.
Alberto, das Einzelbild ist eigentlich nicht erfoderlich.
2019/10/19 22:46 , Heinz Höra
Jetzt verbessert.
2019/10/19 23:39 , Pedrotti Alberto
The plant is a magnificent endemism of the Andes. In my opinion, it deserved the detail.
2019/10/19 23:44 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Se segui il link trovi tanti dettagli e tanta roba!
Il nome poi, essendo di un italiano, sarebbe Raimondi, ma in Perú si incontra piú spesso la lezione Raymondi, specie nel nome delle vie - anche nelle cittadine piú sperdute se ne trova sempre una dedicata.
2019/10/19 23:55 , Pedrotti Alberto
Lovely surprise... 25years ago I took a humble non-panoramic low quality photo capturing the valley & mountains that are in the middle of your pano (with the plants in the foreground) from the same spot - It was a 'touristy' day trip from Huaraz to Nevado Pastoruri and we made a stop to admire these plants.
2019/10/21 14:34 , Augustin Werner
Probably you photographed this sort of Grossglockner: http://bit.ly/2qqa3VU

So: your previous stops were at Carpa - Laguna Patococha and at the Agua Gasificada. Your next stop would be at the Pintura Rupestre.
Of the Pastoruri I have several 360° from different summits and in different lights, but the glacier has still few years of life. Beyond Pastoruri the southern Cordillera Blanca gives its best, with the wild traverse Huarapasca - Huamanripa - Yanashalla, where you ride all the time between 4600 and 5000 metres. But the track is very rough there.
2019/10/21 18:52 , Pedrotti Alberto

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