1. Mexico Paradise... Almost

    "El Paraiso - Plan de Emergencia Radiologica Externo" or, in Elnglish, "Paradise - Radiological Emergency Plan". What does it all mean? Well, there is a beach town in Veracruz on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico called El Paraiso. There is also a nuclear reactor just north of the town.

  2. Mexico Bicycle Kicks, Soccer Riots, and Pumas - Oh My!

    On Saturday, October 30th, 2010, the Gallos Blancos (White Cocks... or less comically, the White Roosters) from Queretaro took on the Pumas from Mexico City in a soccer match (or futbol, in Spanish) in Estadio Corregidora, the hometown stadium in Queretaro, a large stadium that seats 35,000 fans.   The Pumas are one of the best teams in the country. The Gallos, in contrast, are not; like my hometown Buffalo sports teams, the Gallos seem to be perpetual losers, and like Buffalo, the fans never...

  3. Belize Father and Son

    This Rasta family lived next to a freind of mine on Caye Caulker. I asked the father if he'd let me take a piture of his son - he agreed but didn't want to look into the lense. The baby was so cute, he'd just come out of the bath. Years later someone saw this on my flickr account - turned out to be the child's aunt - she was delighted.

  4. Guatemala An Offering

    An "anciano", or ancient, Mayan man offers a passionfruit from his tree.

  5. Guatemala Vigilance

    Isabel swings incense over the graves of her family on Dia de Todos Santos

  6. Guatemala Culture Clash

    A Mayan grandma wrapped in traditional clothes supports her granddaughter wearing an American flag bandana

  7. Guatemala Sitting

    An ancient Mayan man sits outside his house. 

  8. Guatemala Break

    An old Mayan woman takes a break from weaving

  9. Guatemala Watching

    A Mayan couple watch dancing at a fair, dressed their best. 

  10. Guatemala The Harvest

    A field worker holds the harvest in his hands with a harvesting tool hanging around his wrist

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.