Upside Down Notebook

Putting the street into the notebook. By Ben Dangl

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La Paz: Static on the Mountain

January 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

La Paz City Scene

The big yellow #18 bus heaves and sputters up the city. The engine’s vibrations rumble through every seat. Hail bounces, melts as it hits the hood.

Rain pushes garbage down the street, past all the stalls selling so much soap, soap to clean the floor, the clothes, the dishes, the sink, the furniture, the windows. In front of the police station, the street lights suddenly go out.

Fog rolling in to La Paz, Bolivia
Fog rolling into La Paz, Bolivia

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