Category Archives: Food and agriculture

Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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Fishermen, reeds and boats of Huanchaco, Peru

Little horses (caballitos) line up along a stretch of beach in front of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s around 7 o’clock on an August morning, the winter, off-season for holiday visitors to this popular coastal town about 13 km west of the … Continue reading

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Pescadores, cañas y barcos de Huanchaco, Perú

Pequeños caballitos alineandos a lo largo de la playa de Huanchaco, Perú. Son alrededor de las siete en una mañana de agosto, en invierno, fuera de temporada para los visitantes en vacaciones a esta popular ciudad costera ubicada a unos … Continue reading

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16 pics from ’16: NixonsCan top #photos from 2016

As another year is about to close it gives me the opportunity to post a selection of photos from the past 12 months. As with the previous three years, I have collected a set that recognizes the number of the passing … Continue reading

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La chacra de Manuel, Jaén, Perú

Piscina y producción Manuel tiene al menos dos puestos de trabajo para mantener su familia en Jaén, en la región de Cajamarca, Perú. Por las mañanas esta limpiendo la piscina en la base de la nueva, de diseño elegante Hotel … Continue reading

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Manuel’s chacra, Jaén, Peru

Working pool and produce Manuel has at least two jobs to keep things going for his family in Jaén, in the Cajamarca region of Peru. In the mornings, he is up bright and early checking and cleaning the swimming pool … Continue reading

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Train to Nowhere (out on the Prairies)

There was lying snow in the ditches but on Jan 25, 2015 it was bright and uncannily warm. A wind was blowing like a stream train, hard off the Rockies. We were travelling to a hockey tournament in Picture Butte, Lethbridge County in … Continue reading

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