Lake Titicaca / Bolivia · 2014   blue altitude  

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a glimpse

 

glimpse: NOT LOST | We thought we were absurdly lost that day. And on paper we were. But we were paperless, left to our own devices. No map, no guidebook, no being lost so long as you keep walking. Reaching for the blue heart of Lake Titicaca, the right ridge towards the north of Isla del Sol was far from us. But we were far from lost and we had the vista to back it up.

 

Altiplano, Uyuni / Bolivia · 2014   It's barren up there at 4.000m, surreal and beautiful.

La Paz was love on second sight, maybe on third. I fell for its quirky ways once we got the apartment.

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La Paz / Bolivia · 2014

Strikingly blue and ice cold. The swim felt like a cleansing.

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Lago Titicaca / Bolivia · 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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places / stories

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Lago Titicaca / Taking the Wrong Way Doesn't Mean You're Lost
story lived, yet to be written
La Paz / Local vs. Remote Job
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Altiplano / The Short Road from Pleasure to Pain and Back
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Lago Titicaca / Taking the Wrong Way Doesn't Mean You're Lost

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La Paz / Local vs. Remote Job 

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Altiplano / The Short Road from Pleasure to Pain and Back

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