11 August 2006

Chile, a country made of copper

For all of you who didn't know (and I don't think many of you knew...), Chile is the main copper producing country in the world. I found this copper handicraft store in "Patio Bellavista" a tourist and cultural center in the Bellavista district. You can find many kinds of handicrafts, ranging from kitchen utensils to art reproductions. Please note the many copper engravings that mimic da Vinci's "Last Supper".

6 Comments:

Blogger Louise said...

Spectacular. I once taught an exchange student who was from a copper mine in the Atacama desert. He was great and told us interesting stories about living by the copper mine/ in such a dry place.

8/11/2006 4:37 AM  
Blogger Eric said...

No actually I had no idea Chile was the 1st copper producer in the world (the things you learn thanks to DP bloggers!)

So it's your 5th picture right?

How do you feel???

8/11/2006 6:27 AM  
Anonymous anne said...

Your right I didn't know Chile is the no.1 copper source of the world. Thanks for sharing that...

And welcome to the DP family!

8/11/2006 11:04 PM  
Blogger Edulabbe said...

Louise: Did you know that the Atacama desert (in the north of Chile) is the driest desert in the world? It's even drier than the Sahara!

Eric: I feel great! I'm always thinking "what can I post today"?

Anne: Thank you! I'm quite happy actually!!!

8/12/2006 3:58 AM  
Blogger rudygiron said...

Eduardo: I recommend you to do photo series (5-day) once a month or twice. They allow you to focus on a specific subject and to develop it further. I have done three series so far in Antigua Daily Photo: Guatemala's Cuisine, Antigua's Color Palette and Antigua Doorways just recently. Good luck on your DP.

8/12/2006 8:47 PM  
Blogger Edulabbe said...

Thanks Rudy. It's a good idea. I love your pictures.

8/12/2006 9:40 PM  

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