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Patagonia Sunset over Lago Grey
South America

This spot is surely one of the windiest in the whole National Park of Torres del Paine. Battered by incessant gale-force wind and episodic rains I had much trouble clinging onto this spot while taking photos at the same time.

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Uploaded: 26/04/2013
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