Havana   Everything I saw, every conversation I had, every impression was ambiguous, in-between sung patriotism and whispered criticism.




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a glimpse


glimpse: EVERY OTHER DAY | When your everyday train only runs every other day, when the spotty schedule is connected by no more than a rough guideline, when there is no shortage of long delays, when the central train station is filled with emptiness, then you might be in Cuba.

glimpse: TALL TALES OF HAVANA | It's one of these tales that people tell in the streets of Havana: no building in the old town Habana Vieja must look down onto El Capitolio, the former seat of the government, and so it still stands out as the area's highest landmark. Funnily enough it resembles the Capitol in Washington, but trumps (no pun intended) the twin in height.


Cojímar   It's an architecture that you find throughout large parts of Latin America, Asia and Africa. Its beauty is in its subtlety, simplicity and humbleness, but if you can see it, it's abundant.







places / stories

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Cojímar & Playas del Este / Caribbean Post-War Vision
Havana / On the Cusp between Eras
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Cojímar & Playas del Este / Caribbean Post-War Vision 

yet to be written

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Havana / On the Cusp between Eras

sung patriotism & whispered criticism: torn in a changing nation


Transformation is a blurry wave, unlike the crisp ripple of a sudden revolutionary fist.




photos | people

Human Shake

what a fine blend we are

This collection is a blender, so watch out that you don’t end up in it one day. see more

photos | people

Not Pity Poor: Grace of the Life Lottery's Runner Ups

fortitude and perseverance forged in a hard place

Pity is misplaced here; awareness is welcome and so is action. There are many ways to even out the chances of a slanted life lottery... see more

photos | landscapes


wilderness heart

The glaciers looked like petrified tsunamis, and the psychedelic lagoons like glitches, and that altitude canyon like an abyss in the sky. see more

photos | urban

Central America

rusty realms on tomorrow's verge

yesterday’s heritage decaying gracefully while the future is arriving see more






in Central America

taking it belizy
Costa Rica
palmy overdose
¡A Guate, a Guate, a Guateeeeee!
where volcanoes sleep & wake
between skyline & surf
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North America


Uyuni / Traversing the Zig-Zag Road between Pain and Pleasure

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Window Worlds

different world, same life