Long and rainy days. How many kids must long for freedom during the monsoon. Butwhen the bell finally rang, a sunny spell was there to greet them. (click on pictures for high res)
All pictures with Leica M9 and 35mm Lux Asph
When rain suddenly starts to pour, street artists sometimes find themselves stuck with little protection. Of course, a box will do … though an important feature was missing for better usability. (click on pictures for high res)
There is something special about ferries. You find yourself in the middle of the sea, yet you are basically stuck within a close space with all fellow travellers. A great place for photography. As for the Cies Island, let’s that UK Guardian newspaper was not wrong when it listed it as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Truly stunning, seems like you are in the Caribbean Sea. (click on pictures for high res).
A little fishermen town where the tide slowly will put all boats to ground. Some fishermen hunt for mussels in low waters with their trousers rolled over their knees. The seagull looks from the distance with a slight mockery smile. (click on pictures for high res)
They have walked for days, sometimes months, to reach Santiago de Compostela with the help of a wooden stick. And suddenly it is here standing high in the middle of the town, the cathedral that ends their long pilgrimage. (click on pictures for high res)
Pontevedra is a nice and cozy little city in Galicia. Its downtown is full of terraces where taps and beers rythm your day. The local fish market is one amazing place to discover, especially if you return with a bag full of sea food. Not sure though that the dog got what he really wanted. (click on picture for high res).
Long ago, Toledo was one of the capitals of Spain, and a city where Kings resided. Nowadays it is a small and peaceful city where it feels great getting lost in its narrow streets, cooled by a light afternoon breeze. (click on picture for high res)
A few blocks away from busy Gran Via, lays a neighbourhood made of hills and tiny streets. Not many tourists to be found there but surprises at each corner of the streets, and a feeling that time stopped there long ago. Also a great opportunity to stop in one of the restaurants and enjoy a “Caldo Madrileño”. (click on pictures for high res)