Monthly Archive: November 2011

Salar de Uyuni: Where bokeh is the enemy

I love my camera. The Nikon D40 with a f1.8, 50mm fixed lens has, at times, been my sole companion during this trip. From a sunrise boat ride on Lake Titicaca to daily hikes to and from Gato’s cage in the Amazon jungle, it did not let me down. While I didn’t always call upon …

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Sucre Car Show

Over the past two months in South America, I have observed many things that have left me dumbfounded. While not all of these moments have been properly documented with photographs, I was able to capture one such event recently as I explored the main plaza in Sucre, Bolivia’s “White City.” Here is the scene: A …

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A Tale of Two Kitties

I am obsessed with my cat Dixie. This fact becomes blaringly apparent once I’ve passed the two cocktail mark. I love her so much, that when my inhibitions are lowered just slightly, I cannot stop talking about how perfect she is. It’s an issue that I’m trying to tackle head on, but I have a …

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Viva Las Vegas!

While volunteering with Inti Wara Yassi in Villa Tunari, I have been staying in the volunteer housing affectionately known as Las Vegas. During my recent day off, I had a chance to catch up on some reading from my 2007 Lonely Planet “Bolivia” book that I picked up second hand in La Paz. For the …

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