Photo Friday 03.15: Sangay National Park

Baños and the Tungurahua Volcano located at the northern edge of Sangay Park

Photo Friday‘ is a weekly series showcasing pictures from around the world.

↑ Mountain ranges and little flowers on the route to Tungurahua volcano.

I hike up from Baños to catch a glimpse of the snow capped Tungurahua volcano surrounded by grassy paramo and a thick forest. Clouds hang low in the region and after hiking through a foggy patch I emerge above the cloud layer and watch the beautiful conical peak golden under the rays of evening sun.

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