Lake Como “This shore of the lake is one continued village, and the Milanese nobility have their villas here. The union of culture and the untameable profusion and loveliness of nature is here so close that the line where they are divided can hardly be discovered.” Percy B. Shelley A favorite spot for the most celebrated Romantic […]
I visited Hilo many times. Every single time, it rained at some point. Meanwhile, when I sailed into the other side of the Big Island, the sun was always shining. Apparently, there is a scientific explanation for this, but I won´t go into that now. I remember two special times fondly. Once, my Canadian friends […]
Who doesn’t know about the rich history of music from Chicago? Dixieland and Jazz ruled at the turn of thecentury, while the folk jams of the ’60s and the rugged rock of the ’80s and ’90s defined the nation’s, nay, the world’s tastes in their time. No matter who you are, and what you like, […]
RAUL lives up to our movie´s heroic portrayal of him by becoming the world champion.
Raúl does California, a photo blog.
Knowledgeable old hippies, vintage hotels, and a view of Cuba.
I had always had this idea that New York was a perfect place for the likes of me, that meaning artsy-cosmopolitan-people-without-a-driver´s-license.
How I fell head over heels with Manhattan, a photo gallery
The condo where my friend was staying looked exactly like TV´s serial killer cop “DEXTER,” which is actually set in Miami. The feeling of being in Dexter-land was augmented by the headline I read on a local magazine my friend had lying around: “Bigger guns, no permits needed, Page 10.”
Seeing Obama tell people to be happy because Osama had been killed felt exactly like one of those political meetings in 1984, where people enter into a hate frenzy against “the enemy.”