Many things happened in La Paz. Serving the homeless with food, helping Mission Adulam with their communication needs, shopping for various items in the crowded markets, and working out my way back and forth from El Alto on top of the hill to La Paz in the crater below. These photos tell just a small part of the story of what happened.
The lights of the city of La Paz at night.
Going to church on Sunday with the boys staying at the boys home required us to descend in the clouds to the motorway.
At church in La Paz on Sunday morning.
I just happened to be in the plaza to see the change of guards at the main government house.
Wet, but not raining, we travel down the main street of town after watching the movie Ice Age 2 as a group.
Part of the view from Fineke’s apartment in the centre of La Paz city.
Looking down a street in El Alto, where I was staying.
A view from inside the 4wd as we feed the homeless and street kids in El Alto, La Paz.
Two of the guys gather up as many dogs as they can and ask for a photo of their “friends.”
Gathering data on each of the people that come for food, to help serve them better in the future.
A drunk man enjoys his food before wanding over to chat with me until we leave.
One of the victims of the circumstances of her parents.
Moving through the markets in search of more people needing food.
A customer waits on a chair for the work to be done.
These sheds house a lot of witches and some businesses.
A young boy sees my camera and points excitedly at it as we drive slowly past.
Dried foeteses of animals and many other items for witches are for sale in this heavily populated witch area.
A woman being attended by one of dozens of boot makers in their tiny shops.
Each bootmaker has the same setup with their special sewing machine that can work on any heavy materials.
Looking out over the mountainsides of La Paz city.
On the last day I get to see the famous snow covered mountains that sit behind the city of La Paz.
Looking down one of the steep streets of La Paz from the car I was travelling in.
Many children and babies are carried around in carts which are also used to move their shops and items for sale around.