BOLIVIA, PHOTOGRAPHY, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL

BOLIVIAN SIMIAN SCENE

Wandering the streets of the small town of Rurrenabaque in Bolivia I spotted this scene.  I grabbed my camera to capture the juxtaposition; woman and monkey, back to back.  As the shutter clicked she sensed my presence and swiveled her head over her left shoulder.  I got the second shot and a few nice minutes […]

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BOLIVIA, TRAVEL

THE HUMBLE COCA LEAF

‘La hoja de coca no es droga’ – The coca leaf is not a drug.    Emblazoned on t-shirts in Bolivian markets.   As the poppy is to heroin, the grape to wine, or hops and barley to beer so is the correlation between the coca leaf and cocaine. This article will focus on this […]

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