Crazy river crossings, swinging bridges, mud, mud and more mud. It was exactly what i needed. Continue reading Adventure!
Everyday I walk down my road, past my neighbor, the Argentine Ambassador. I know its where hes my neighbor because there is a gold plaque on the wall announcing it to the world: Residence of the Argentine Ambassador. Which I think would be the perfect proclamation to thieves, terrorists and all general crazies. But after they put up that plaque, they must have … Continue reading the man trying to coathanger the lock of an old VW beetle
In the plaza by my house is an extremely large statue of a man, Eduardo Avaroa. He is a Bolivian military leader. But unlike most other countries, that put their war heroes in gallant poses- on top large warhorses, swords extended, showing how they will conquer all foes- Eduardo Avaroa is fallen to the ground, … Continue reading The Bolivian Ocean
The little girl little comes up to us quietly asking for a peso. She cant be more than 4 years old. As much as their little faces make me sad, I don’t ever give money to kids begging (ever seen the movie ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’? well, it really happens). But Francisco is always bit more … Continue reading children who cant be children
On my whole trip across the high Andean deserts, it was pretty much impossible to take a bad photo, so here are a few more I would love to share. Light from the sunrise hitting the red soil hills of the high bolivian desert. the tiny white dots in the distance are llamas I have … Continue reading Touching the sun
I feel that I’ve had the amazing blessing of getting to travel a good deal and see some very beautiful places. But now it takes something really stand out to leave me amazed. The Salar de Uyuni (Salt Flats of Uyuni) did just that. Some 16,000 square meters of land, covered with 6 cm to … Continue reading Beauty of the bizarre
So in Orouro, much like Sucre, Carnival is the perfect excuse to ambush random strangers, except that there they have evolved past simple water balloons , to super soakers and especially sort of shaving cream like foam spray. This mischievousness has escalated to such a degree that one of the first things I noticed was … Continue reading The Gringos fight back!