June 19, 2014

Beribboned in Bolivia

Photograph by Esther Buttery

"At 14,000 feet in icy winds this llama was completely at home," writes Esther Buttery, who submitted this photo, taken on Bolivia's Laguna Colorado salt lake, to the Traveler Photo Contest. "It was a different world for me. I'd like to think that we shared a moment."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.


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37 comments
Esther Buttery
Esther Buttery

Thank you for all the lovely comments, and I'm glad people are enjoying this guy(girl) :)

Alma Nani
Alma Nani

So cute llama. Thanks for taking me to Peru.

Janice H.
Janice H.

Gloriously wonderful!     Delightful photo.   Just the cutest!!

Lucy Yearwood
Lucy Yearwood

Photo of the Day is starting to show repeats. Still beautiful but can't complaint but please get some new ones, that's twice already this week

Bev Hennager
Bev Hennager

He seems very tranquil, but he probably has to be to preserve energy for the harsh conditions.  I love his decorations.  They are more intense hues of the landscape.  If they were yellow or green, it just wouldn't work.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Are'nt I beautiful! Indeed you are and such a pretty picture as well. With a  contrasting background to the whole shot. Love the pink, and white and greys. And the Llama's well posed look, composed into, an all. Great.  j.e.s...... 

Susi Dastgheibi
Susi Dastgheibi

love every thing about U, your eyes R soooooo beautiful,


Antoine Bruneau
Antoine Bruneau

Haha, I was there too last year: beautiful country, gorgeous landscapes, a very inspirational trip for photographers!

Nice picture Esther :)

薛 海明
薛 海明

wow,its caonima (called by chinese)

Luiz Neves
Luiz Neves

Congratulations! wonderful photo.

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