i always find it easier to take street photos of people when they have their eyes closed - i feel a lot less self concious. i can empathise with this bolivian fruit seller right now. i had a fairly big night out last night and only a few hours sleep before feasting on a pique a lo macho
. that's a traditional bolivian dish which consists of a huge plate of beef, sausages, onions, chips along with egg and chilli. it's usually just called pique, but the macho part is added to the big portions because that's what you are if you finish the whole plate. i'm clearly not a real man as i only managed a little over half before i had to retire to bed. i've now got about 2 hours of rest before i'm up again to play wallyball
- which is essentially indoor volleyball where you can hit the ball against the walls. i played it a few days ago and it was good fun, i'm not sure how much fun it will be while nursing a hangover and carrying a bellyful of pique. i guess i'll find out.
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