Strange times in foreign climes - much of the Bolivian Altiplano looks like the set from a cheesy 70s sci fi film. Undoubtedly this is do with its height - between 3000 and 5000 metres. But it doesn't just look weird - the altitude makes you do freaky stuff, too. For a more detailed examination of this curious physiological phenomenon see the song 'Because I was high' by the artist Afroman.


read about these pictures:
Sunday Telegraph feature
Bolivia: salt, disco lakes, euros,
more high-altitude fun:
Altiplano gallery I:
Aconcagua gallery:
Nepali gallery:

lonesome road
praying game
car too far
desert rose
muddy waters

diamond geyser
kung fu animal
uncrap snap
lake 'o' blood

ma'am's clothes

cairn do

lake it or not

modish rocker
rock you



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