El Tatio is a geyser field about 2 hours drive from San Pedro de Atacama located at 4,320 meters above sea level. The journey to this place is quite surreal. Firstly, you're up and on the road by 4am to ensure that you arrive at the geyers just as the sun rises so you can see the steam they give off. And secondly, the temperatures at this time in the morning hover around -12 Celsius. So you're both tired and cold when you get there. But man is it worth it. The textures, colour and primordiality of the geysers were like nothing I've seen in person. I was always inspired by people who took photos of Yellowstone (see: Tim Navis), but this was my first opportunity to capture it with my own camera. I now promise myself to visit and photograph as many geyser fields or volcanic locations as I can during this life.
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