Quiet is peace. Tranquility.

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Maria Janus

Machuca village is an oasis of peace. At an altitude of 4000m above sea level, only 9 adults and one child, natives from Atacama region live there. Charm and simplicity of little temple bring on a reflection on the beauty and mystery of the world.

Location: Machuca village, Atacama, Chile

 

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