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Portrait of me reading in sleeping bag by Alain Bessire  
   

Portrait of me reading in sleeping bag by Alain Bessire

I think it is always interesting to see how others see you. Alain did this portrait of me on the road between Uyuni and Sucre. I find its haunting simplistic style quite beautiful. It also deserves to be considers on its own merits as a valid historical document as it accurately sums up our cold evenings together on the road. As soon as the sun dips below the mountains it gets very cold indeed and pastimes and energy levels are limited to reading in our respective sleeping bags.
Uyuni (Bolivia) to Cochabamba (Bolivia)

August 2nd 2006
"Fifty years ago in Sucre, Bolivia there lived a very beautiful young lady called Lydia. She had wonderfully large eyes with curly, dangerous eyelashes rather like octopus tentacles. Her legs were also very lovely, almost two metres long whilst her lips were as soft, sensual and moist as raw sausages. In addition to her great beauty she was also very intelligent, she spoke five languages and was ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Cochabamba Department » Cochabamba

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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