LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

TRES DE TABACALERA

Three photos from the inner city neighbourhood of Tabacalera.  The colonia has loads of derelict charm and is one of my favourites for urban wandering.  Fidel Castro and Che Guevara stayed in this part of town while they planned the insurgency against Batista.  The following were taken during a late Sunday afternoon wander. Pale blue abandonment […]

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ALCOHOL, CUBA, LATIN AMERICA, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

FACES OF LA HABANA

Here is a selection of photos that I took on the streets and in a bar in Havana, Cuba during my visit to the island nation in July 2011.  The quality of the images is not so great.  I just had a crappy little camera at the time.  Nevertheless, I like the shots and they […]

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LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

POLES OF MEXICAN EMOTIONS

Viejo o adolescente, criollo o mestizo, general, obrero o licenciado, el mexicano se me aparece como un ser que encierra y se preserva: máscara el rostro y máscara la sonrisa. The Mexican, whether young or old, criollo o mestizo, general or labourer or lawyer, seems to me to be a person who shuts himself away to protect […]

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LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

HOMBRES DEL DISTRITO II

Here’s a second instalment of hombres del distrito because if there is something that Mexico City is not lacking, it is men. Siesta time on the corner of cinco de mayo and eje central in the centro histórico. Ambulant vendor in front of trajineras  in the canal district of Xochimilco. Musician on calle regina in the centro histórico. […]

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LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRAVEL

HOMBRES DEL DISTRITO

Men of the District:  District refers to the Federal District (Distrito Federal), the political entity of Mexico City. These are some of the gents that I have seen, met or encountered over the past year or so in México DF. This is Julio, a vagrant troubadour.  My good friend Ro and I met Julio in […]

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