• Emails (to:) welcomed, suggesting which of these should be “keepers”, and which “get the boot.”
• Click on the thumbnail for an 800×600 display-size image; use your [Back] button to return to these thumbnails.
• To become available in the fullness of time: more captions (suggestions welcomed, to the same email as above).
• Also to become available: a commented index of these pictures; color-laser postcard or greeting card ordering instructions;
and Dan West’s Journal notes from Peru and Ecuador, as well as his Prize and Award presentations in Lima and Quito.
• Barbara’s pictures can be found in her Google Pages area: please visit!
Nazca lines through these clouds?
We promise; don’t tip if we fail.
See? Clouds gone.
Trapezoidal Nazca patterns
There’s a monkey here (lowcontrast)
That’s our plane’s shadow down there
A hummingbird (?)
Head of a bird
Big bird eating wriggly snake
Our first and only Vermilion Flycatcher
That flycatcher again (center)
Baby condor and keeper
On the [rail]road to Machu Picchu
Lima ocean landmark, Parcomar
Quito church: exterior detail ...
... and interior detail
Presidential Palace Guard, Quito
Central Bank of Ecuador, Quito
|Seen in a Quito café:|
Optimist ’til the end
More time ... We’re making good progress ... We just need a little more time ... These things take time, ya know ... The next surge will be better.
Barbara M. on the equator
as Queen of the West
[In Polish, “The winter noontime sun is in the North” is a linguistic paradox.]
Galapagos Lava Lizard
Swallow-tailed Gulls and young
Sea lions snoozing (legs: Elmer & ??)
Male Frigatebird following our vessel
Help, Jaime: what's this?
Flycatcher? Warbler? Other?
Fred & Barbara in their stateroom
First of several Cuckoos
Blue-footed Booby at rest
A pair of Frigatebirds
Albatross breeding/nesting grounds
Albatross in flight
Albatrosses billing and cooing
Blue-footed Booby, gazing seaward
Blue-footed Booby, looking away
Blue-footed Booby, looking up
Boobies: Mommy, Daddy, and Baby
Detail: the Bluefooted Booby’s
Sea lion pondering posted signage