Posts tagged “southwest bolivia

I was there.

Posted on 27 May 2018

It’s easy to forget. I decided to look through a batch of photos in my collection from almost six years ago. Many hadn’t even been edited. The beauty of where I’d been jars me. It echoes better in my mind now that I scroll through these images again. I am not sure if I’ll ever be in as stunning of a place as southwestern Bolivia again. Everywhere you look is a shock to the soul. The vast and varied altiplano with its scattered settlements is so far removed from my daily life. But, I was there. I was there. I was there.

Un Día en Bolivia III

Posted on 6 April 2014

“Spring is coming!” proclaims much of the United States. But let’s talk about another seasonal shift. December. Bolivia. Rainy season is truly arriving. And it is making itself known, bit by bit, on the world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni. You see, look ahead. It’s rainy season here. Water covers the earth. But look behind; it’s still dry. For a short time, rainy season and dry season will exist simultaneously. Gradually, rain will encroach upon the dry, patch by patch, until April, when the roles reverse. For a moment, though, there are two worlds right beside each other, intermingling. Where else?