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Fitzroy Mountain, seen in the first light of morning sunshine pouring across Argentina’s Patagonia, represents nature’s (not mankind’s) finest achievements all by itself. The rocks anchor the landscape, making a mighty curtain that serves up a variety of weather and visuals for the ranchers and communities scattered along its edge. Every continent has these enormous masses of chemicals, and I guess so does nearly every planet and galaxy in the universe.
Total Solar Eclipse, Bolivia
It is not a surprise, or shouldn’t be anyway, that we find ourselves attributing divine qualities to such earthy structures, in their infinite designs and formations. The aborigines of Australia prominently have celebrated the mystical qualities of the rocks that litter this planet. “Stone Dreamers” today have to compete with the rock climbers, mountaineers and trekkers who get their spiritual satisfaction from the act of conquering the heights, throwing rocks farther, skipping pebbles across the pond.