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There is a unique trip you can take in Sucre. At Cal Orck’o, one of the largest sites of dinosaur tracks in the world, you are able to take a trip back in time to when the dinosaur species were the most diverse.

Bolivia - Sucre - Cal Orcko - Dinosaurs

Bolivia - Sucre - Cal Orck'o - Dinosaurs

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As I mentioned in my post about Cuenca, Parque Nacional Cajas was the highlight of the region for me. Its rugged wholesome beauty deserves more than ‘one brief look’ most of its visitors give. I suggest 3 different ways of exploring the páramo.

Ecuador - Parque Nacional Cajas

Ecuador - Parque Nacional Cajas

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You feel eerie looking at these dried llama foetuses displayed for sale, but they are so full of expressions it’s as if they are still alive.

Bolivia - La Paz - Mercado de Los Brujos - Llma Foetuses - White

Bolivia - La Paz - Mercado de los Brujos - Llma Foetuses - White

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Here is a picture of the Peruvian hairless dog I saw in Trujillo, Peru.

I had read about them previously but I was still a bit shocked when I saw the first one. Doesn’t it look like it’s just survived an inferno or something?

PE Trujillo HairlessDog

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MA Meknes Camelhead

Here’s a sight some of you might be horrified at. I certainly hadn’t seen a camel’s head hanging at the butcher shop before.

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One day I saw this amazing picture in National Geographic magazine which instantly grabbed my attention. The colours were so spectacular I wasn’t sure what I was looking at and I wondered if indeed it was from this planet. It was an aerial picture of the Fountain Paint Pot, and ever since then Yellowstone had fuelled my imagination.

USA - Yellowstone - Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring (From http://www.nps.gov; Click to enlarge)

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