Yankees Go Home: Notes from a Boston Red Sox Fan Abroad

Posted: 27th September 2009 by FenWest in MLB
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ItÆs mid-July.á I stand in a field, just beside the eucalyptus-lined road, and stare up at a night sky more star-filled than I could ever see in the states.á A little way in the distance, the surface of Lake Titicaca is shining with starlight, and the only signs of electricity I can see are pin-points across the water in Peru.á Here on the Bolivia side, the power has been knocked out by the snowstorm over the weekend, and wonÆt be back up for four days.á IÆm standing in a field in Bolivia, remote and cold, wrapped in alpaca wool and Gore-Texà.á And I am listening to a Red Sox Game. IÆm an archaeologist who studiesáthe Andean past, and I love all the travel that goes with my work.á Beautiful places, fascinating dig sites, and, at 14,000 feet, there are none of those parasites ...

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