Tag: mexico

Sep 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

Picture of the Day: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

MEXICO’S GIANT CRYSTAL CAVE Photograph by Alexander Van Driessche Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave (Spanish: Cueva de los Cristales) is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 meters (980 ft) below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals, and are some of…

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Aug 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

Picture of the Day: The Power of the Ocean

THE POWER OF THE OCEAN Photograph by NATHAN GIBBS Flickr | Twitter | Blog Seen here is a menacing looking wave off the coast of Todos Santos Island in Ensenada, Mexico. The wave was one of many big waves spotted at the Todos Santos Big Wave Event on February 28, 2010. The…

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Aug 16, 2013

Picture of the Day: Lightning Crashes

Picture of the Day: Lightning Crashes

LIGHTNING CRASHES Photograph by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez In this 30 second long exposure photograph by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez, we see multiple lightning strikes just outside the city limits of Hermosillo, located in the northwestern state of Sonora, Mexico. Hermosillo is the capital and main economic center for the state and…

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Jul 24, 2013

Photos from Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival

Photos from Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival

Photograph by Alejandro Linares Garcia The National Pyrotechnic Festival is an annual event that takes place in Tultepec, Mexico. The festival promotes the country’s tradition of production and use of fireworks in honour of John of God, the patron saint of fireworks makers. Tultepec produces about half of all Mexico’s fireworks. The main event,…

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Apr 11, 2013

Mexico’s Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Mexico’s Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Photograph by Modagaja on Panoramio Located in the mouth of Banderas Bay are the beautiful Las Marietas Islands, about 22 nautical miles west of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Formed by volcanic activity over thousands of years, the islands are a nationally protected bird sanctuary, also providing shelter for countless marine species. After years of scientific…

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Nov 5, 2012

Picture of the Day: Tangolunda Bay, Mexico

Picture of the Day: Tangolunda Bay, Mexico

TANGOLUNDA BAY, MEXICO Photograph by Ivan Andreevich on deviantART In this capture by photographer Ivan Andreevich we see the beautiful Tangolunda Bay in Huatulco, Mexico. The photo was taken with Nikon D90 + Tokina 11-16mm at around 6:40 am at sunrise. Huatulco, centered on the town of La Crucecita, is a tourist…

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