Pelican Patrol Over Viña del Mar, Chile

The Roca Oceanica is located just north of Chile’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of Valparaiso. From its craggy slopes we saw this amazing flight of pelicans against the backdrop of the dramatic Dunas De Concón. Our local guide, Antonio, told us they were the whole Chilean Air Force. I’m not sure I believe him!

dsc_0851 dsc_0853 A little closer to Valparaiso, between the seaside towns of Viña del Mar and Concón, is the Peñon de Vida Marina Nature Reserve. There we saw yet more pelicans, together with a colony of sea lions, and a whole host of other coastal life.

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This post was inspired by the photo theme of Crawling or Flying from Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge.

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Star of my own award-winning adventure novels, Jaspa's Journey. Geocaching addict & F1 fan. Adventure Journeyer & blogger extraordinaire. Check out my website: www.jaspasjourney.com And don’t forget to download the books and see what the buzz is all about!
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6 Responses to Pelican Patrol Over Viña del Mar, Chile

  1. Pat B says:

    Oh what a wonderful place that must be to visit! Thank you for sharing your wonderful photos.

  2. ventisqueras says:

    che magnifica avventura eche scenario favoloso.La natura riesce sempre a stupirci, ti ringrazio per avercene fatto dono
    felice giorno Annalisa

  3. Cee Neuner says:

    This is a beautiful entry for this week. Thanks for playing. Now I want to go to the beach.

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