Day 6: Diamonds in the sky

Finally, the photos I’ve been ITCHING to share with you guys.

THIS is why local businessman and astronomer Esteban Zarate created Elqui Domos.

THIS is why astronomers all over the WORLD come to stargaze in the Elqui valley.

THIS is why WE ventured 300+ miles out of Santiago (in no easy fashion, mind you) to rest here for one night.

THIS is why we braved the chilling desert climate to capture a piece of it, to share with YOU.

THIS.

Words are insufficient. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

Introducing:

Our galaxy.

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 “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”
― Og Mandino

“But if you’re not [religious], at least you can have the sense that there is a condition inside you which looks at the stars with amazement and awe.”
―Maya Angelou

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“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither”
― C. S. Lewis

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“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
― Marcus AureliusMeditations

“Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.”
―Henry Van Dyke

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“Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the ability to ponder ourselves? and be aware of our existence on the outer arm of a spiral galaxy in an immeasurable ocean of stars? Cognizance is our crest.”
― Vanna Bonta

“If we discover a desire within us that nothing in this world can satisfy, also we should begin to wonder if perhaps we were created for another world.”
― C.S. Lewis

Yup. Wish you could be here ❤

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One comment

  1. OH MY GOODNESS i am so speechless… what beautiful pictures!!! wow. SO amazing. ahhh you must make gigantic prints of these… if not, I will and post them on my wall =D y

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