Saturday, 22 November 2014

South West Ridge

Follow the SW ridge behind me and you can follow it for 100km plus past the airport but only at weekends.
The wind should be more westerly as there is a large shoulder to get round if there is any south the  shoulder creates really bad rotor


Cavanche Beach


Just landed morning flight then landing on Cavanche Beach

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Sunset

Another Pacific sunset


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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Sleep


The lifestyle is so tiring all this flying mid afternoon nap

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Selfie

Well above the town of Iquique enjoying a midday flight, sea and mountainous dunes the views back into the interior are magical





Iquique from the air

Looking NW from take off over Iquique

Looking SW over the town



Looking SW from take off

Looking down on Iquique heading to the beach





Monday, 17 November 2014

Scenery & flying


There are some special places to fly,
This site about 15-20km south of Iquique the sites called Palo Buque very popular with world class acro dudes. Flying from about 4.30 in the afternoon and watch the sunset set over the Pacific.

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Sunday, 16 November 2014

Take off


The view from take off.
The main take is not in use as its been redeveloped for the sole purpose of paragliding and the whole take off is beening laid with astro turf.
This take off is about 540m asl.


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Trike


On our usual landing spot near the beach there is a tandem outfit offering tandem flights and trike flights.
Picture shows the trike about to take off.

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Saturday, 15 November 2014

Landing



Landing just below flight park just abovr the beach astro turf set up to pack away on.

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