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Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photo: Francisco Collazo ** Well, sort of. I love trees and can think of many that have impressed me on my travels: the massive banyans of China; the bold, earth-toned watercolor-like trunks of eucalyptus in Hawaii; the famous ceiba tree in Ponce, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean’s flamboyans; and, of course, … Continue reading
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** Doña Queta did not take kindly to me taking photos of Santa Muerte. When I asked my friend and travel partner, Karen, what she wanted to see during her first visit to Mexico City, she named three things: Frida Kahlo’s house. Diego Rivera’s murals. And Santa Muerte. Santa … Continue reading
Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photo: Francisco Collazo ** This week’s #FriFotos theme, “Harbors,” seems especially apropos for what we’ve been up to lately: working on our latest piece for the BBC: how to plan a drive/paddle trip on the Erie Canal. This pontoon had just left the Stivers Seneca Marina in Geneva, New York, and … Continue reading
Text & Photo: Francisco Collazo ** Cubans living in New York gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday to celebrate a mass commemorating the 400th anniversary of the apparition of the Virgin of La Caridad de Cobre. The legend of the Virgin tells the story that in 1612, two Indian brothers and a young slave … Continue reading
Text & Photo: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** The photos of paragliding into a field of fire-red poppies are more beautiful, but the experience of flying among the clouds can’t be beat. If you’re in Catalunya, I highly recommend flying with the guys of Entrenuvols. They’re fun, professional, and safe.