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Girls in costume san juan de dios sucre bolivia

Catholic saints and mini skirts at the festival of San Juan de Dios in Sucre, Bolivia

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A boy poking his head out of a heavily decorated car following the procession   The loud incessant clanging of cymbals and banging of drums startled me from my afternoon siesta. Momentarily disorientated, my drowsy head took a moment before it registered where I was, our recent spate of bus journeys had blurred the lines between the cities and towns…

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Lady vendor with wares Tarabuco Bolivia

Coca leaves and Yampara ladies in Tarabuco Bolivia

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Left to his own devices as his parents are working I left my job as an advertising Creative Director in August 2012 to travel Africa and South America for a year with my wife, documenting these beautiful places with my Fuji X-Pro1. View the rest of my RTW adventures on Handcarry Only and follow me on my journey by subscribing/following/bookmarking.

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Handcarry Only’s Okavango Delta adventure on CNN Travel

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I’m terribly pleased to announce that Handcarry Only is now a contributor to CNN Travel, arguably one of the web’s leading authorities on travel and leisure. But mostly, I’m just chuffed that Handcarry Only gets to be seen by even more people around the world. A few months ago, as part of my African adventure, I ventured in the fabled…

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Horses, furry hats and party folk at Claren’s Centenary Celebrations

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We arrived at village of Clarens to blue skies and gorgeous weather, a stark contrast to wet and soggy Hogsback from whence we came. Coincidentally, also in time for the centenary celebrations of the town. The sleepy mountain retreat was abuzz with activity and it seemed like everybody and his horse had made their way to the town to celebrate,…

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Eating, Praying and Living in Bali (Part 3)

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View Part 1 of my Bali series, ‘Pray’ and Part 2, ‘Eat’. LIFE It is impossible to speak about Bali in the last few years without a more than passing association with Eat, Pray, Love – the literary phenomenon of lost, self discovery and ultimately, love from American author Elizabeth Gilbert. A tale of Elizabeth’s search for balance and self after a crushing…

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