Photos

“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality…One can’t possess reality, one can possess images–one can’t possess the present but one can possess the past.” ― Susan Sontag, On Photography

Mostly Cantabria, All Northern Spain Photos

After just over three wonderful weeks in a cabin in Cantabria, filled with writing, hiking, and touring about, I’m headed off to what looks like it will be a rainy final six days of the Camino de Santiago tomorrow. Cantabria was entirely more beautiful and varied than I had expected, from soaring mountain passes, insanely winding roads, blue seas, white beaches, and...

Bordeaux, September 2015

I really only had one full day here in Bordeaux, with a late plane arrival last night and an early train departure tomorrow, but really enjoyed spending the day wandering the city with no particular agenda in mind nor even a map in hand. It’s a remarkable city, with so many preserved buildings, very old Cathedrals and churches, a pronounced Mediterranean feel...