Check out where we found it!

Check out where we found it!

El Alto, where you can find everything from car parts, to cell phones, to soccer balls, as well as llamas, snakes in jars, live lizards (which we were told can cure just about every disease out there), and even the odd box of wet-nosed puppies.

Simón Hair Buzzer

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One of a Kind!

Destination: La Paz, Bolivia

It’s like a little lawn mower for your head. We found this nifty trimmer in El Alto, though according to the imprint, it was originally made by a French company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (what a journey—if only hair buzzers could talk!). Our long-locked photographer Szymon was so smitten that he bought the other pair, and we’ve named the buzzer in honor of both our colleague and the great Simón Bolívar.


Born into an outrageously wealthy family in Spanish-controlled Venezuela in 1783, Simón Bolívar lost both his parents before the age of 9 and was cared for mostly by a black nurse named Hipólita, who he would... Read More

Details and Dimensions

6.5" L

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