12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dusty dune sunset

The Peruvian coast turns to massive dunes near the town of Huacachina, outside Ica. Much of the area's draw revolves around these dunes - dune-surfing, dune-buggying - but the solitude from the crowds was truly captivating.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Huacachina, Peru
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
Copyright: © Christine White