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The Kingdom of Animals: A Mexican chachalaca famous for its scandalous sounds.The recently Mexico president-elect once infamously referred to one of his predecessors to be making noises like this bird.

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The Kingdom of Animals: A Mysterious Centipede.

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Insects: Bees foraying a flamingo flower for nourishment.

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Children: Enjoying the lack of gravity at a fun fair. San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico.

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Silhouettes & Shadows: The promise of an indelible work of art waiting to be made at the end of staircase.

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Street Entertainment: A hippie survivor whose instrument has also seen better days.

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Abstracts: A mosaic with a secret and, so far, uninterpretated message from an empire that existed long ago.

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Abstracts: Congealed flowers in a forest not seen because of all the trees.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Ethnic people dressed in typical woolen long skirts. Chiapas, México.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Proud Chiapaneca showing off her stupendous dress. Chiapa de Corzo, Mexico.

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Children: If you put your mind to it, there are some ingenious ways you can wink your eye.

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Signs, Symbols & Graffiti: Andrés Carne de Res is an immense restaurant that recommends you to "look after your dreams and your belongings", with the afterthought it considers itself to be a place that is "great, beautiful and somewhat expensive". Chia, Colombia.

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Doors & Windows: The impressive door that at night guards the treasures in Bogotá's Gold Museum safe. Colombia.

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Children: THe joy of having someone eating out of your hand. Bogotá, Colombia.

Ways of Communicating: A group of friends in a selfie moment, soon to go viral. Bogotá, Colombia.

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Abstracts: The events making up the building blocks of time.

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Street entertainment: A silver lingot trying to barefoot make his fortune not far from the Museum of Gold in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Street Entertainment: In times of great competition, managing a singing skeleton may be just the trick to flourish.

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Street Entertainment: The idea behind this act appears to be that, if you want to make a living, you better dress up as death.

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Abstracts: The spyhole facing the secret inner workings of the universe.

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Places & Spaces: The perfectly round crater lake where the legend of El Dorado was born before the Spaniards arrived in the Americas. Over the centuries gold and and emeralds have been recovered here from pre-colombian ceremonies, although no one ever found the fabled El Dorado empire. Lago Guatavita, Colombia

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Signs, Symbols & Graffiti: An ancient salt mine converted into a cathedral and a Disneyland for religion. Zipaquirá, Colombia.

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Abstracts: The cooling lava on a island that all of a sudden was born out of nowhere.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Local vendor of fruits matching her outfit. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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Those Other Pictures: A fair-warning mannequin, demonstrating no inhibitions whatsoever, which doubtlessly does its best to promote increases in sales.

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Children: Even when seated, clicking your heels is a way of expressing joy over colorful adornments in your new hair style.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Local indigeneous people have rapidly got used to the smartphone. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Looking her prettiest with an inventive hat to match. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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Professionals at Work: A four-hooved taxi service looking for customers. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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Abstracts: The abundance of secrets guarded by an ancient gate, impossible to open

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Abstracts: The arthritic veins of a man in power who insists on holding on to it.

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People, Customs & Crafts: After the exhaustive chore of making this elaborate hairdo, it's no wonder that she needed a nap.

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Abstracts: The fragmented world of argument when forced to stand up to bullying.

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Abstracts: From the neck to his knees, a charging warrior with his being filled with righteousness for his cause.

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Fountains & Clocks: There is a curious hint of disgust expressed by the fountain head's dislike concerning the two insouciant pigeons that have settled on top of him.

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Abstracts: The tangible threat onside a magical forest

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Abstracts: The entrance to a perfect world

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Abstracts: The boiling agony of a toad infested by parasites.

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Abstracts: The overwhelming impact having to adapt to a new reality to survive.

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Abstracts: Unexpected life in a poisoned well

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Abstracts: The still unmined riches in King Solomon's lost mines.

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Professionals at Work: The processing of coffee beans, drying them in the sun. Costa Rica.

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Abstracts: The present feeding on the past.

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The Kingdom of Animals: The toco toucan is likely to have the largest beak of any bird, compared to the remainder of its body – one third of its total length.

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The Kingdom of Animals: A venomous frog, its size lesser than that of an adult's thumb.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Not garlic for vampire protection, but onions to welcome guests with the promise of food and hospitality. Costa Rica.

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Abstracts: The stream of happiness.

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Doors & Windows: Colonial balcony in Cusco, Peru,

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Signs, Symbols & Graffiti: A different interpretation of the Mexican heritage.

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People, Customs & Crafts: A local craftsman working on a piece of wood. Awana Kancha, Peru.

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Colours: Since ancient times, llama yarn have been tinted with different local plants and insects. Awana Kancha, Peru.

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People, Customs & Crafts: A traditional weaver of llama wool.

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People, Customs & Crafts: A traditional weaver of llama wool.

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People, Customs & Crafts: A traditional weaver of llama wool.

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Children: Defiance. Awana Kancha, Peru.

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Children: The world is waiting to be grasped by those who dare to challenge the opportunity. Awana Kancha, Peru.

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People, Customs & Crafts: The local baker in Pisac, Peru.

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Abstracts: Liquen, the first living thing that perishes when air is contaminated, here eating away at century-old, perfectly-fitted, inka-hewed stone foundations.

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Places & Spaces: Machu Picchu, abandoned by the Inka people centuries earlier, here enveloped by fog atop an inaccessible rock.

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Places & Spaces: The impenetrable Machu Picchu overlooking the river Urubamba 400 metres below.

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Places & Spaces: The lost Inka city of Machu Picchu, rediscovered in 1911, hidden by clouds.

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Places & Spaces: Machu Picchu, the Inka city abandoned and lost to the jungle for 350 years, basking in the sun.

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The Kingdom of Animals: A llama guarding the imperial city of Machu Picchu.

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Portraits: A Peruvian local waiting for the annual feast of "the Lord of the Earthquakes" to get underway. Cusco, Peru.

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Signs, Symbols & Graffiti: What you get when you ask for an extensive haircut.

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People, Customs & Crafts: The main plaza in Cusco, Peru, with hundreds of thousand fanatics waiting for the procession during Easter celebrating "The Lord of the Eartquakes", who is still believed to have placated any further disaster caused by a earthquake in 1650.

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People, Customs & Crafts: For a few coins, a bird tells you the future by picking your envelope. Tlaquepaque, Mexico.

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Abstracts: The petrified emerald forest, from which no one who has found it never has returned.

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The Kingdom of Animals: A newborn llama offspring watched over by its mother. Sacsayhuamán, Peru.

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People, Customs & Crafts: A Quechua fluteplayer in Quengo, Peru.

Abstracts: Evidence from the ancient warfare of letting the invaders find nothing but scorched earth.

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Still Life: Kitchen utensil composition. Su Gologone, Sardinia.


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Passion: Locks of love, of the metallic kind, on the bridge over a raging river. Santiago de Chile.

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Still Life: Mussels served in their shell.

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Still Life: Newly harvested mussels.

Professionals at Work: During the limited season to devour the centolla crab, a waiter expertly serves one to a waiting customer. Santiago de Chile.

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Still Life: Scales weighed in on scales

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Still Life: Fishy line-up.

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Still Life: Squid reaching out.

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Still Life: Clams prepared with garlic and parsley.

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Still Life: Two fins, four eyes.

Signs, Symbols & Graffiti: Caught by surprise.

Places & Spaces: Seascape in Tierra del Fuego, Chile.

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Places & Spaces: Landscape in Tierra del Fuego, Chile.

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The Kingdom of Animals: Penguinos en Tierra de Fuego, Chile

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The Wonders of Nature: Mussels growing in abundance on rocks near Cape Horn, Chile.

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Abstracts: An untouched cavity remnant from the last ice age.

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Abstracts: The midnight scenery of a movie still in the planning.

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Abstracts: Ice-cold water running through the veins of a dragonfly.

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Places & Spaces: The end of the world. Ushuaia, Chile.

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Street Entertainment: A multi-instrumental artist giving the performance his total dedication. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Passion: For someone who can stomach it: a leg up for a better photo op. La Boca, Argentina.

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Abstracts: The unknown that lies beyond the red lines that have been crossed.

Street Entertainment: A grim presentation in chains. Lima, Peru.

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Street Entertainment: The chain theme with religious overtures. Lima, Peru.

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Street Entertainment: Carrying flowers she presumably cit down using the manual lawn mower hidden behind her pedestal. Lima Peru.

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Street Entertainment: Asking for handouts, is this free entrepreneur making a statement that he's a slave under economic injustice or cultural oppression? Lima, Peru.

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Street Entertainment; A war machine hitting the streets.

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Abstracts: Lucky charms that were never recovered before they evaporated into thin air.

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Silhouettes & Shadows: The competition is about to begin.

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Those other pictures: The precise moment when a yet unidentified city suffers a nuclear bomb attack.

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People, Customs & Crafts: Traditional weaver Cusco, Peru