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Perfect Peaks. A #FriFotos Photo Essay

While looking through my photographs in order to participate in this week’s #FriFotos, which has the theme of ‘Peaks’, I realised something.

I have not spent nearly enough time in the mountains.

I love mountains, but tend to migrate more to beaches when I am travelling. Mountains require proper clothing and footwear – things that I don’t often have in my backpack when I am away. Plus, I have spent most of my time around South East Asia where beach and jungle are easier to visit than mountains.

With Norway already high on my list of places to visit, writing this post has inspired me to plan a snow-capped mountain trip soon!

Here are my favourite peak-themed pictures:

It’s not often you get to see snow on sand dunes, but it’s very pretty when it happens, like in this photograph taken just down the road from my parents’ house in Wales

The mist cleared just long enough for me to get a fleeting glimpse of the rice terraces adorning the mountainside in Sapa, Vietnam

These rock pyramids are a popular attraction at Playa del Duque in Tenerife 

My first view of the Andes was from the front window of a bus travelling from Mendoza, Argentina, to Santiago, Chile 

These sand dunes in Mui Ne, Vietnam, form perfect peaks 

La Paz in Bolivia sits in the shadow of the Andes 

Sunset over the peak of Mt. Teide in Tenerife, the highest point in Spain 

Mountain makes way for beach on the coast of Colombia 

The peak of Wayna Picchu looms over the famous ruins of Machu Picchu 

View from ‘The Peak’, Hong Kong, on a cloudy day 

Which is your favourite peak? Which mountains should I put on my Bucket List?

Join the fun every Friday by following the #FriFotos hashtag on Twitter. Anybody can join in, just upload a photo on the theme of the week!

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