Clouds, Sky, Mountains

Flying to Santiago, Chile via Dallas, where we had an overnight flight delay due to airplane mechanical difficulties. The surprising benefit: we flew over South America during daylight- I got to actually see land over Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, and the spectacular Andes in waning light of day. That was pretty darn cool. Most of the time we flew over the Pacific. 9.5 hours from Dallas, almost 9 miles per minute, we flew at 38,000 feet high, breathtaking…

Nicaragua & Costa Rica, all through the airplane window

the coast of northern Peru, vast desert

cloud patterns & shadow

along the coast of Northern Chile

towards sunset, the coastal mountains of Chile

The Andes start to pop up

the giant one, Mt Aconcagua , on the Chilean border with Argentina, 22,821 feet high