Day 130

Day 130


Rainbow Mountain

High up in the Andes of Peru, just over 17,000 feet above sea level is the mountain Vinicunca, where the weather can change rapidly from snow to rain to blistering sun in the space of an hour.

Up until 2013, it was covered in snow. When the snow melted, the stunning rainbow coloured face was revealed. Vinicunca, meaning “colored mountain”, and also known as rainbow mountain, receives its layered hues from 14 different minerals.


Photo: Michaellbrawn, CC BY-SA 4.0\_Mountain\_Peru.jpg

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