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Submerged in the Subcontinent

I’ve had so many assignments in India lately that I might as well move there (I’m due back in Delhi in a week’s time). It’s a nice idea, but I can only take so much curry & spice. Here a few stills from wanderings in Delhi and Lucknow, along with a video and stills on ChildFund’s Books, My Friends program in Udaipur District.

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Andean High

I’m back in Latin America for the first time in several years.  Actually, by the time I publish this I’ll be in India, but anyway.   As I work to film and produce a series of videos on the organization’s Early Childhood Development Programs world-wide, recent assignments with ChildFund took me first to Honduras, then to on Ecuador. I also spent a day on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador’s lofty colonial capital, visiting gardens, schools, and communities supported by ChildFund.  I was able to take some time to nab a few stills in the old town too.

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Meanwhile in Barcelona…

It’s just early spring in Barcelona, and a bit of a chilly one at that, but life is in full bloom here.  I can only imagine what this town on the Mediterranean is like in July.  For all the joie de vivre in this city, or shall I say alegría de vivir, you wouldn’t know Spain is currently suffering from gloomy unemployment levels of 27% (Reminds me of last year’s infamous “Spain is not Uganda” quip.) Beaches, nightlife, art, and gastronomy are all big draws, but for me it was mostly the architecture.  From its ancient Roman walls, to its Gothic Cathedrals, to the quirky creations of the 19th and 20th century Modernistas, Barcelona enjoys over two thousand years of stunning design tradition.  What better setting in which to savor caviar and cava? Outstanding architecture is something I’m exploring more and more of these days.  Look for a new section[…]

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