La Silla – before observing

If you love rocky landscapes, mountains, and deserts, then La Silla is for you. I am only at the beginning of my stay here, but I have seen so many beautiful things, that it was really difficult to make a selection from all the pictures I took. We had a small hike after lunch to a nearby place where several petroglyphs (rock engravings) can be seen on boulders lying around the slopes of the mountain. It was still almost fully overcast when we left, but by the time we had to turn back, the sky cleared up and the desert showed its colours. Here are the best shots from the afternoon, tomorrow I will come back with some pictures of the Southern sky! Then as the day (night) after tomorrow my observing run starts, I might have to spend some time on actual work too ;)

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2 thoughts on “La Silla – before observing

  1. Pápics József

    Szépek a képek. (mint mindig. :-)) A karcok eredetéről mit mondanak? Apu.

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