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Treasure Island / The Island / L'île Perdue / La Isla Maravillosa - Version II

Retouched version of the original Island HDRI

 

Original:

www.flickr.com/photos/aaronescobar/2650908386/

 

In case you're wondering, the title is in three different languages; English, French, and Spanish. Although the titles are not exact translations, but they reflect different ways to see this picture according to the language.

 

HDR of a small, volcanic, tropical island that is inside the Nicaraguan lake Cocibolca (Known in Maps as "Lake Nicaragua" but I like the native name better). The lake has over 365 volcanic islands, like this one. Some even have restaurants and American TV, cracked of course because I noticed the satellite dish said "DirecTV" but the reciever was another brand. Besides, I don't think DirecTV is going to each of these rustic islands to setup a dish (everything is so poor!). The kind of food: fresh fish from the very lake. Really fun. Did you know that you can eat a full BIG plate of food at restaurants for only $2 ? Thats cheap! At the center of the island there is a small island called "Ometepe" with 2 volcanos in it. I hear the scenery is great there too but the journey was about 8 hours on a boat and I didn't have much time, actually, the day after that day was my last day and there was so much stuff to do.

Wikipedia says that the lake has over 400+ but I got my information from Native Nicaraguan Tour guides. Mhhh, who's to trust?

Well, I was amazed by all of the beautiful scenery! I don't really encourage excessive travel but you should get out of that town of yours every once in a while.

 

This image has a creative commons license. And can be used only when crediting the author:

 

(CC) 2008 Escobar Studios. Some rights reserved.

Photo by Aaron Escobar.

 

I credit Greymouser's for the title

-Added to theCream of the Crop pool as most interesting.

 

View On Black

 

 

License:

 

English:

 

You are free to copy, distribute, modify and transmit the work but you must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author (Aaron Escobar) or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the

 

work).

 

 

Español:

 

Usted es libre de copiar, distribuir y comunicar públicamente la obra y hacer obras derivada. Pero debe reconocer los créditos de la obra de la manera especificada por el autor (Aaron Escobar) o el licenciador (pero no de una manera que

 

sugiera que tiene su apoyo o apoyan el uso que hace de su obra).

 

 

Français:

 

Vous êtes libres de reproduire, distribuer et communiquer cette création au public, et de modifier cette création. Mais Vous devez citer le nom de l'auteur original (Aaron Escobar) de la manière indiquée par l'auteur de l'oeuvre ou le titulaire

 

des droits qui vous confère cette autorisation (mais pas d'une manière qui suggérerait qu'ils vous soutiennent ou approuvent votre utilisation de l'oeuvre).

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Taken on July 29, 2007