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My Grandfathers old tractor on his farm.
Stone arch in Tequila Island on Lake Titicaca
Houses in Uros floating islands, Lake Titicaca
Riding a bike in New York City
Grass roof house in Faroe Islands
If you look closely on the path you can see how small are people compared with the Lava Tower on the right and Kilimanjaro's Western Breach straight ahead.
Watching hot air balloons on a hot summer day
Mt. Mawenzi as seen from the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
Autumn in windy day
The glaciers at Crater Camp, 18,500 feet up Mt. Kilimanjaro. It's hard to tell scale but the glacier in the foreground is easily more than 50 feet tall. The ice doesn't melt into water--it sublimates
Old couples sitting with dog
The Ash Pit on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Very few people who summit ever see it because it's reachable only by the most difficult Western Breach route. Sulfur is in the air because the volcano is dormant, not
Nun and woman walking in town
A room with a view: Looking at the glacier at Crater Camp, Mt. Kilimanjaro. 18,500 feet.
Peruvian women standing on sidewalk with old man
We're above 16,000 feet on the way up the Western Breach of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The porters and we are taking a break.
Peruvian women waiting outside the bank
Maple seed pods in Autumn
Riding a boat to Paracas national park and wildlife reserve
Maasai tribesmen are usually thought of in robes, but these men work as guides on Kilimanjaro. They are sitting on hassock grass--perfect natural seats.
African palm tree
Riding a boat to Paracas national park and wildlife reserve
Sulphur and Hot Springs in Iceland
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The Ash Pit on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Very few people who summit ever see it because it's reachable only by the most difficult Western Breach route. Sulfur is in the air because the volcano is dormant, not

The Ash Pit on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Very few people who summit ever see it because it's reachable only by the most difficult Western Breach route. Sulfur is in the air because the volcano is dormant, not dead.

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© Christina Rozek.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Jan. 16, 2012, 10:52 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f11
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