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Another boot shine - the same boots a year later


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Lots of boys wanting to shine my boots for 50 cents. This time I picked the kid with the yellow runners because he stood out. On one day I got him in front of the camera and got his name as well as pictures with me. Then a couple of weeks later I found him and got him to polish the boots. The police were in the background to "protect the gringo" - me. I am not sure what the conversation was by all the boys regarding the police as the language is not Spanish but likely Quichua (Kichwa). There must have been 11 boys sitting around watching at one point. He got way more money than he thought and was quite happy. Off camera he even got a few more coins from me. Same boots as my other video from last year. Yes, the fishing boats in the bay near Punta San Lorenzo would be awesome for someone interested in photography.

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