A curious vicuña, Ecuador.

Mar 23, 2019

Daniel Hall

How the Photo was Taken

I took this photo on my phone, a Huawei P20 lite. I was mountain biking in a group around Chimborazo, the world’s tallest volcano when the bikers ahead of me stopped and signalled to me to be quiet. Ahead of us were 5 vicuñas grazing, very close to the track. When we got too close they ran away, but the one poking its head out seemed a little curious and stayed around a little longer. That’s when I took this picture.

Photo Location

This photo was taken on one of the mountain biking tracks that runs parallel with the road from Salinas de Guaranda to Riobamba. The mountain in the background is Ecuador's highest peak, and the world's tallest volcano, Chimborazo.

About the Author

Daniel Hall

I'm an English teacher travelling the world, currently based in Ecuador. I love nature, adventure sports and listening to true crime podcasts. Trying to do a cooking class in every country I go to whilst avoiding becoming obese at the same time...

Website : https://thecuriousvicuna.wordpress.com

Twitter : VicunaThe

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