Tenerife, et al…

For me, often photography is a paradox–the attempt at true representation of real life that at the same time requires a turning away, a distraction from the immediate happenings. You may, momentarily at least, and usually at the most beautiful moment, unwrap your arms from the warmth of another in order to mess with the… Read More Tenerife, et al…

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España Verde, Part 1: San Vicente de la Barquera / Santander, Cantabria

The anchoas de Santoña in Cantabria are supposed to be the best in Spain. I would agree. Visiting the coast of Cantabria is another reminder of the diversity of Spain’s landscape, cultures and food. The ancient and well-preserved town of Santillana feels like a little Salamanca, although with just a few too many shops aimed solely… Read More España Verde, Part 1: San Vicente de la Barquera / Santander, Cantabria

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Almería again

Almería doesn’t enjoy the notoriety of Sevilla, Granada or Córdoba; it probably doesn’t want it anyway. In some ways, it doesn’t even seem to belong in Andalucía. The accent is more akin to that of Múrcia, and the coastal temperature doesn’t reach the highs of inland Andalucía. The citizens here once almost voted to govern… Read More Almería again

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España, condensed. (Photo highlights up to 1-8-2011).

When one takes to the time to recollect the evidence of experience, without the weight of sentimentality, through conversation, stories, or solitary reflection, the result can be unexpected. Here is a quick collection of some of the photographs I’ve taken, each picture representing something great and memorable in my experience and life here in Spain.… Read More España, condensed. (Photo highlights up to 1-8-2011).

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