Challis Idaho

Challis Idaho, a quiet historic town today, used to be the largest city in the Custer County. Founded in 1878, Challis lost many of its original architecture during the 1983 earthquake, but some have been rebuilt. This nostalgic place is full of character and a visit here will take you back to the times of …

Who Said Mexicans Were Poor

Who said Mexicans were poor…?? This is a view from the back of a classic Mercedes Benz car, cruising one of the narrow downhill streets in Guanajuato, Mexico. Well, who said the Mexicans were poor? I actually saw them coming from the top. It was a little unusual to see such a car going down …

Colorful hiltop houses Guanajuato

Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico There are a lot of colors in Guanajuato Mexico. Some even say that this is the most beautiful city in the country. I don’t know if it’s the most beautiful, but it is nevertheless on the top of the list 🙂 Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico What makes …

Candid photography - Shoe polisher in San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico

When I travel I often take candid photography. In fact, it is rare when I don’t. That’s because I think that showing people is a good way to get the sense of a place. You can see this in many of my previous posts. A few evident examples are: the  Kuna Vendors in Panama, or …

Signs of Fall in Seattle

I’ve seen some signs of fall in Seattle, Washington. The trees where starting to change from beautiful greens to rusty colors. Yes, summer is coming to an end, even in this area of mild climate. You may think that here the green will never disappear, and in some cases it doesn’t. Some foliage starts to …

Pigeons of Heidelberg, Germany

It was a slight cold rainy day of February when we visited Heidelberg, Traveling Germany. This is a famous college town in Baden-Württemberg (South-West of Germany). It is considered with good reason one of the most beautiful towns in this country. A great place in the world to be even in a rainy day 🙂 …

Power lines

Power lines are not the most desirable elements we want to have in a picture… in fact, photographers are trying hard to avoid them, by taking different angles or even alter their shots in post processing. However, we have to admit that they are part of our daily life… ubiquitous – so to say, and …

May Day in Seville, Spain

May Day Fair In Seville, Spain This is a digital paint of an original photograph I took on the 1st of May, while we were traveling in Seville, Spain Yes, there is a tradition in Europe to celebrate the first day of May as the International Worker’s Day (also known as May Day). If you …