Eucalyptus Tree, Eucalyptus globulus
These photos were taken on the banks of the Rio Magico (Magic River), in Valle del Elqui, Peru. According to Robert Kirshner, a professor of science at Harvard University, “Chile has as good a claim as any place to be the center of the astronomical universe.” The Elqui Valley is the center of the earth’s gravitational force, and is said to have healing powers. I have never seen the night sky so clear.
Pimientero de Perú, Schinus molle
Bald Cypress, Taxodium distichum
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