Collection by Tammy Vine

Tammy Vine
The silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa) is a species of deciduous tree native to the north-east of Argentina, east of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and southern Brazil. It is resistant to drought and moderate cold. It grows fast in spurts when water is abundant, and sometimes reaches more than 82 ft in height. Its trunk is bottle-shaped, generally bulging in its lower third, measuring up to 7 ft in girth.

No Huggum Tree

The local botanical gardens have this pretty thing. Silk floss tree (chorisia speciosa). I keep going back to it to get a photo at various times of the year. This is the one I like best (so far). No tripod, on the ground bracing against trunk, f-stop 16. Weird news today from Flickr land. Getty Images has selected 27 of my high speed photos as candidates for inclusion in the bank. I've pretty much decided to do it as this is the second time Getty Images has intruded into my mental horizon…



La plaza independencia en primavera. Montevideo


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candombe del Uruguay.... Beautiful hand drums for street parties... but, those big piano drums must be heavy...

candombe del Uruguay

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Alfajores de Maizena

Alfajores de maizena

An Alfajor de maizena is a biscuit type cookie made with dulce de leche. It would perfectly combine with a traditional Tea Service. It can also be had as desert or with a cappuccino any time during the day. Alfajores are a traditional form of dessert or cady in Argentina and Uruguay. It consist of two pies, as buns on a sandwich containing something in between. However, don´t be fool, it is not that simple and the countless combinations vary according to regions and traditions. Alfajores de…

by far the best stadium in the world (Lane coming in a close second) Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

soy celeste, soy celeste, celeste soy yo!!!

Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay

Isla de Lobos, Uruguay.  A natural reserve.  Go to www.YourTravelVideos.com or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.

Isla de Lobos, Uruguay. A natural reserve. Go to www.YourTravelVideos.com or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.

Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, Uruguay. Designed by Uruguayan-born architect, Rafael Viñoly, this new terminal opened in 2009 and is a "gorgeous throwback to JFK circa 1960". Inside the departure hall is a great sunlit room, like an old train station, and a top floor terrace that commands sweeping views of the runways.

World's Most Beautiful Airports

Envision a majestic space, two miles long, shaped like a dragon. Above, a flurry of reds and yellows color a dizzying mesh ceiling, backlit by the sun, and below, 50 million people pass each year. This building, one of the world's largest, is no palace or museum—it's Terminal 3 at Beijing International Airport.Airports, of course, aren't always so glorious. Most often, they're merely utilitarian entry and exit points for travelers who may be too harried to notice the design. But a growing…

Here’s Uruguay, right next to Argentina and Brazil. | 21 Reasons Why You Need To Move To Uruguay In 2014

Here's Uruguay, right next to Argentina and Brazil.

Home to 3.3 million awesome Uruguayans.