November 10, 2011: Providencia area of Santiago, Chile
Walkways near Hotel Los Espanoles
View of Andes in the distance
Freeway emerges from under the park
Sculpture garden along the walkway
Southern Lapwing in the sculpture garden
Rio Mapucho runs through the city.
Kelp Gull on river bottom.
Over the Rio Mapocho bridge to the city. A Fancy disco.
Sidewalk cafe ice cream stop.
Lapis lazuli shop for earrings.
Bus tour around the city.
Cerro Santa Lucia park.
Rufus-collared Sparrow in the park.
"The 'grand ones' are only grand if they live on their knees."
Plaza de Armas. Palacio de la Real Audiencia (1804), now a museum.
Metropolitan Cathedral, 1780. Five earlier ones were destroyed in earthquakes.
Pat in the Plaza.
Photo of a photographer photographing some photographers.
Whatever it takes!
Ex Congreso Nacional. Abandoned on 9/11, 1973, the day of the coup against Allende.
Allende statue at the Ministerio de Justicia. An ironic placement.
The president works here.