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La Habana, Cuba

Habana pulses with a palpable duality. This contrast is not only evident through its dual currency, the melting of Spaniard and African cultures or the distinct racial and socioeconomic divide, (although that is all definitely present.) The subtler duality is the tightrope many Cubans walk between hardship and happiness, want and contentment. It is this
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Downtown LA Street Series

This series was inspired by a show about street photography, and the aspiration to shoot differently on my upcoming trip to Cuba.   These random images were captured in less than 30 minutes and were taken as I cruised through the neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles.   I love the narrative here…short stories of daily
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Greece

I spent the past week island hopping in Greece visiting Corfu, Santorini, Mykonos, and Katakolon, (Olympia).   If there was one thing I learned there, it was how MUCH of contemporary American culture and language comes from the Greeks. Everything from architecture, democracy, The Olympics, and literature to Nike, (the Greek goddess personifying victory.)  
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Barga, Italy

Call it being exhausted from touring and walking and being sick, but I totally conked out on the long train ride from Roma to Barga. My cohort chatted with pretty Italian girls who answered in broken English and giggles. I was SO tired.   Upon arriving in Barga, I knew at once that this was
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Venice, Italy

On my last stop in Italy, I rambled along to Venice, and back into the crowds of tourism. After the obligatory visit to St. Mark’s square, some amazing seafood, (including Anthony Bourdain’s recommendation of squid in its own ink!)A fun encounter with pigeons, And a quick tour of an open-air produce and seafood market, I
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