Traveling Mallorca Spain

Check out my recent article on Mallorca at Gonomad.com

Bosphorus Bridge. Istanbul at Night.

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The view from my room of the Bosphorus Bridge at night at the fabulous Raffles Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.…

The Algonquin Hotel in New York City Review

algonquin hotel NYC

Check out my new review of the fabulous Algonquin Hotel in NYC.…

The Algonquin Hotel Blue Bar.

The Blue bar at the Algonquin Hotel in Times Square NYC was packed when we stopped in for a drink last weekend. The hum of a 100 conversations softened by the deep blue glow of the lights. In the shadows, …

Mexico: Fly and Flop at Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige

Check out my story on Gonomad.com Fly and Flop at Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige

Bilbao Spain La Ribera Market. The Three Little Pigs

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Spain is one my favorite food destinations. This is a shot of all things pork at the La Ribera market in Bilbao.…

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018 Northampton Mass

Happy Thanksgiving to all.…

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration

Check out my new story on the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration on Gonomad.com…

Think Tank Photo Airport International V2.0 Review

During any given trip that I take for my photography work, I have many thousands of dollars worth of stuff inside the bag.
Whether that is down the road to college graduation, or across the world for a travel piece …

Victorinox Swiss Too Spirit XC Plus Ratchet

When I am on the road working as a travel photographer, every piece of equipment I bring must be balanced between weight and functionality for the different situations I will encounter.
One piece of my kit that always travels with …

New U.S. Citizen. Northampton,MA.

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Entisar Al Nasr of Iraq pledges allegiance before accepting her new certificate of U.S. citizenship at a July 4, 2018, naturalization ceremony in Northampton, MA. “58 immigrants were sworn in on Wednesday in a ceremony organized by the Center for …

The Russell House Bed and Breakfast. Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

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During my recent trip to Maine while covering the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, I stayed for three nights at the Russell House Bed & Breakfast, located just minutes from all the action in downtown Boothbay Harbor. Bed and breakfasts have …

Northhampton MA. Fog in the Morning.

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The more I travel, the more I love my home town. This image was from the first day the weather broke in spring. It was cold the night before and a dramatic warm weather front was predicted for the next …

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, Maine.

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Great to pull up along side the Otter Cove Oyster Farm during the Tour de Source river cruise at the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration in Maine.…

Damariscotta Oysters Maine

On the Damariscotta River in Maine, Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm.

Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm on the Damariscotta River in Maine,…

Can- AM Shuck Star competition Damariscotta Maine.

James Geoghan (right)of the West Robins Oyster Co., Southampton NY was the winner of the  Can- AM Shuck Star competition at the Damariscotta Oyster celebration. 12 oysters perfectly shucked in 56. 92 seconds. A totally cool party with great music …

United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award

United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award

Very honored to have received the United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award yesterday at the Mullins Center.…

The Jane Hotel Review

The Jane Hotel

Here is a link to my review of The Jane Hotel in NYC on Gonomad.com  Love the Jane!

 

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Single Room Occupancy

Single Room Occupancy:
​Portraits and Stories of Northampton Lodging, 1976-2016
March 9 – June 10, 2018 at Historic Northampton
by Cassandra Holden and Paul Shoul
​For the past two years, Cassandra Holden has been interviewing former residents of Northampton Lodging,

Women’s March 2018 Northampton,MA.

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Fantastic turnout today at 2018 women’s march in Northampton MA.…

Portrait of a Spanish Shepherd.

 

shepherd-extremadura-spainExtremadura Spain. A portrait of a Spainish shepherd. I love Extremadura, Often over looked by travelers, this region on the boarder with Portugal has spectacular landscapes, amazing food, and some of the  most well preserved Roman ruins in the …

Portugal: Ria Formosa Salt Harvesting

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt pans In the Algarve, Portugal.…

Spain: Tenerife Carnival Vixens

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An image from my story “Tenerife’s Wild Carnival“.  “Historically, Carnival is the last chance to party for Catholics before 40 days of Lent, a time of penance, sacrifice, and reflection. There will be no abstinence tonight and much …

Nuno’s Grill & Pizza. Good and cheap food in the Algarve, Portugal

portugal, algarve-faro-grilled sardines at nunos grill and pizza

Love it when I find a place that has great food at a reasonable price. Nuno’s is simple, casual and fantastic. The fish is as fresh as you can get.

R. Gen. Humberto Delgado C, 8700-011 Fuseta, Portugal

TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort

The TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort in Portugal is a great example of a 5 star hotel done right. Great food, dance parties by the pool and spacious rooms. It is a  happening place and the staff are exemplary. Check it …

Algarve Horse, Portugal.

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A simple scenario. A horse in a field in the Algarve region of Portugal.…

A Fishing Boat in Salema. Algarve, Portugal.

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A fishing boat crew cleans their nets on the Algarve coast, Salema, Portugal.

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Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.

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Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.…

Eating Algarve. Grilled Sardines.

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Wonderful grilled sardines. Eating Algarve Food Tours, Faro, Portugal.…

The Birdman of Lisbon, Portugal.

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The Birdman of Lisbon. Waterfront Praca Do Comercio, Quay Pillars.…