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Near Death on Bolivia’s Death Road

“I can stitch up your chin if you want,” the young woman told me as she pressed yet another alcohol-soaked cloth onto my bleeding face. A monkey peered at me from the window. I could hear the cries of exotic birds. My clothes were still covered in mud, and everything hurt.

“Have you…” I struggled to find the right words; I didn’t want to offend her or seem impolite. “Have you ever stitched a human face before?”

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A Walk In Sucre

Sucre, Bolivia I had already spent over a week in Sucre by the time Kerri joined me – I was familiar with its cobbled streets and quiet cafes. I had spent the week studying Spanish, and, despite a nasty injury the week before and a nasty cold on top of that, nothing could lessen my […]

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Around The World: Puppies (And Us)

Vang Vieng, Laos The Machu Picchu Trail, Peru Salento, Colombia Ipiales, Colombia Havana, Cuba Silvia, Colombia Copacabana, Bolivia Chiang Mai, Thailand I’ve decided to start a new feature here on this blog: Around The World. I realized I have so many photos that have similar themes, even though they’re taken all over the world.  I […]

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The Thing I Need To Stop Doing

Otavalo, Ecuador Guatape, Colombia Bocas del Toro, Panama Mancora, Peru Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Valparaiso, Chile Cali, Colombia Uyuni Desert, Bolivia I’ve added another resolution to my list for 2013. I really need to stop doing this in photos. Can you spot it? Do you notice yourself making the same face or striking the same pose […]

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