Cape Horn 2

There is a Chilean weather station and light house at the Cape, where a Chilean metereologist, his wife, and daughter live. (I thought of "The Shining".)

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Off to the right (I'm referring to the photograph above), there is the "Albatross Monument" - the albatross being thought to contain the souls of sailors who have died rounding the Horn. (I'm not sure of the metaphysics here - one soul per albatross? What happens when "your" albatross dies?) A rocking ship and the distance made a good photograph impossible, but here is a blow-up:

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It's official!


Later, a rainbow appeared, as if in a movie.

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The silliness of Photoshop.

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Back to Cape Horn.


© Robert Yanal 2016