Category Archives: Cities

World Food Day: Don’t forget the new urban poor

Food and the Sustainable Development Goals Today is World Food Day, one of the 127 observances or international days marked by the United Nations. Amongst these many conscience-raising days, the most important, to my mind, are the ones that strongly … Continue reading

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Pretzel logic…#StreetFood #StreetPhotography in NYC

I wanted to show something of NYC without the snow that New Yorkers and others on the Eastern Atlantic coast have been hammered with the past week-end… This photo was taken in November, 2014 on Wall Street, just outside the … Continue reading

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Tranquilo Domingo: las calles de Lima, Perú transformada por Ciclodía

Calle de la ciudad transformada La avenida Arequipa es, como la mayoría de las calles de Lima, un lugar generalmente agitado, congestionado por el tráfico. Pero domingos por la mañana cambia. Los coches desaparezcan, los autobuses ya no surcan la … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday: city street in Lima, Peru transformed with Ciclodía

City street transformed Avenida Arequipa is, like most of Lima’s streets, a usually hectic, congested place for traffic. But on Sunday mornings it changes. The cars disappear, the buses no longer ply the route for passengers. A street transformed for people to come out … Continue reading

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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Las Calles de Lima: street photography #UrbanFieldTrip

  Angamos and Arequipa is a busy intersection. Here, many combi’s (small buses) converge and compete to attract passengers seeking a ride to work, home or some other place in Lima, Peru. This is a sample of images taken with my … Continue reading

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Cohetes for Christmas: fireworks and La Navidad in Peru

Christmas (La Navidad) traditions in Peru begin around midnight when families get together for a meal of turkey and rice with mixed, diced vegetables and potatoes. Then comes the Panetón, a soft, bread-like cake filled with mixed dried fruit. It’s much lighter than … Continue reading

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