It was an honor to work with Northampton Neighbors on the 2021 year in review. Here is a LINK to the full report and member portraits.
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 specialty of the region.
The view from Hotel Son Moll Sentits in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.
Churros in Castilla Y Leon, Spain. Simple, beautiful, incredibly delicious.
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 trains of Soller pass through a crowded town in Mallorca, Spain. For more info on Traveling to Mallorca, check out Spain.info
The Roman gold mines at Medulas. Absolutely spectacular.
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 them came close to the divine splendor of the Spanish […]
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 and fall off the bone sumptuous juicy meat. After breaking […]
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 and copious amounts of local red wine. Platters of homemade […]
Check out my recent article on Mallorca at Gonomad.com
The view from my room of the Bosphorus Bridge at night at the fabulous Raffles Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
Check out my new review of the fabulous Algonquin Hotel in NYC.
Spain is one my favorite food destinations. This is a shot of all things pork at the La Ribera market in Bilbao.
Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Check out my new story on the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration on Gonomad.com
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 in Patagonia, my equipment has to remain undamaged from transport. […]
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 New Americans
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 only three things to accomplish well: A comfortable bed, an excellent […]
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 day. I knew there would be fog in the morning, […]
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.
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 and fantastic local oysters. I lost count of how many […]
Here is a link to my review of The Jane Hotel in NYC on Gonomad.com Love the Jane!
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, a single room occupancy boarding house located on Pleasant Street […]
Extremadura 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 world. For more info on travel to Spain and Extremadua […]
Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.
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 to atone for……” Come on, you have to go to this party. […]
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
A simple scenario. A horse in a field in the Algarve region of Portugal.
Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.