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Monday
Jun202011

Into Bolivia

After a short trip to the border, we entered Bolivia in record time.

So quickly in fact we were all left hovering around, 'is that it?'

This is the land of women wearing bowler hats, balanced on their heads as if they will fall off any minute.

What a beautiful sight. People are smiling a lot. We like this place.
It was very exciting to be somewhere new after so long in Argentina and even more exciting was the prospect of a train after so many buses.

On entering the train station, a TV showing fuzzy Champions league final reminded me of how easy it is to slip out of life at home, how different my evening would have been if I'd been in London. I hoped to catch some of the game to retain some man pride and loyalty to the game of football but we had a train to catch to the salt flats in Bolivia in 10 minutes and I needed to pee.

Train deep into Bolivia

Bowler hat-wearing Bolivian women

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