In front of the lens in Bolivia

Standing out at a Bolivian fiesta is unavoidable when you’re a six-foot gringo running around with a beefy camera. Not that standing out is something I wanted to avoid. In fact I’ve found through the years that rather than trying to hide behind the camera, it is far better to use it as a tool…

The Young Untouchables

Here’s another diptych of the stars of any Bolivian Fiesta, the musicians. These two young guys are in a group called Los Intocables (meaning the untouchables, but with the double pun to the effect of ‘the unplayables’ in a musical sense because the verb to touch also means ‘to play’ in a musical context in…