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Free Tapas! Castilla y Leon, Spain


Free tapas with every drink is still the norm at some restaurants in Castilla y Leon, Spain . Had a great time at Restaurante Ezequiel in Leon. On the plate is Jamon,chorizo,salchichon and cecina; an air dried cured beef. A …

Son Moll Sentits beach in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.

Son Moll Sentits beach in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.

The view from Hotel Son Moll Sentits in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.…



Churros in Castilla Y Leon, Spain. Simple, beautiful, incredibly delicious.…

The Vandoliers Whitewater Tavern littlerock

The Vandoliers. White Water Tavern Little Rock Arkansas

This pic is of the amazing Vandoliers nailing it on a  Friday night at The White Water Tavern in Little Rock Arkansas . An absolutely fantastic dive bar. Little Rock surprised me.…

The famous wooden train of Soller pass through a crowded town in Mallorca,Spain.

Soller Train in Mallorca Spain.

The famous wooden trains of Soller pass through a crowded town in Mallorca, Spain. For more info on Traveling to Mallorca, check out Spain.info

Roman gold mines at Medulas.

Las Médulas Roman Gold Mines,Spain

The Roman gold mines at Medulas. Absolutely spectacular.…

Gin and Tonic at Bar La Española Cuando Besa in Valladolid. Spain

The best Gin and Tonic in the world.

The best Gin and Tonic in the world. I just got home at 3:00 am this morning from a fantastic trip to the Castile and León region of northwestern Spain. I toured countless castles, cathedrals, and palaces, but none of …

Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain.

Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain.

Cándido López, the third generation to continue the tradition of cutting their amazing roast suckling pigs with a ceramic plate at Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain. The pigs are only 21 days old, roasted to perfection with crispy skin …

plaza del Coso Peñafiel Castle harvest festival Spain

Plaza del Coso Harvest Festival

The plaza del Coso with Peñafiel Castle rising in the background was the scene of this fantastic harvest festival deep in the heart of wine country in the Ribera del Duro region of Castile y Leon Spain. There were dancing

Tapas at El Laterio, Mercat de l’Olivar in Palma.

Traveling Mallorca Spain

Check out my recent article on Mallorca at Gonomad.com…

Bosphorus bridge istanbul

Bosphorus Bridge. Istanbul at Night.

Bosphorus bridge istanbul

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

algonquin hotel NYC

The Algonquin Hotel in New York City Review

algonquin hotel NYC

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

Bilbao Spain La Ribera Market. The Three Little Pigs

bilbao-spain-la-ribera market pork-pigs heads

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.…

Mook Sea Farm OysterGro™ cages on the Damariscotta river

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration

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

Think Tank Airport International v2.0

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 …

New U.S. Citizen. Northampton,MA.

Entisar Alnasar-iraq-northampton-new-citizen-immagrant

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.

russell-house-breakfast russell-house-room

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.

northhampton,ma-fog int he morning,dogwalk.

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.

otter-cove-oyster damariscotta-river

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.…

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 …

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!



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,

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

spain-tenerife-carnival-vixens-girls-hot girls-

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

Algarve Horse, Portugal.


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

Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.

stork-nest-faro, Portugal,Algarve

Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.…

The Birdman of Lisbon, Portugal.

feeding birds, bird man of lisbon, Portugal

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