La photo entre amis: made in China

La photo entre amis is a small Facebook photo group that a friend and I just started. Each one of us gets his/her turn to pick a theme. The theme being treated here is: made in China. Continue reading “La photo entre amis: made in China”

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Switzerland part III: The people of Place de la Palud

This is going to be my last post about my recent stay in Switzerland. For those who don’t know, Place de la Palud is located in Lausanne and is the home to 16th century Fountain of Justice as well as well as an old clock. Continue reading “Switzerland part III: The people of Place de la Palud”

Liège: Gare des Guillemins

It’s hard to believe the train station shown below, Gare des Guillemins, was first built in 1842. Well, that might just be because this train station was recently renovated (2009) into a state-of-the-art facility. In fact, it might just be the most modern train station in Belgium. It took about 10 years to renovate and build it. The architecture is so unique that people travel to this station just to take pictures. Continue reading “Liège: Gare des Guillemins”

Show some pride (and some skin)

I know this is a little out of place cause pride month was last month, but I’m going through my old photos, and I just came across these. I took these in 2009 in San Francisco. This was taken 4 years before Prop 8 was overturned and DOMA struck down. It was a very different atmosphere back then. Continue reading “Show some pride (and some skin)”

España: reporting from the seafood auction

I’d never been to one of those, and it’s kind of interesting to see how it works. At the end of each day, the fishermen come back from from the sea and try to sell what they fished at the best price possible. To do so, they unload their fish from their boats and bring it to what is called the outcry market. There, professionals bid on the price of the fish. Continue reading “España: reporting from the seafood auction”