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Calatrava Watch: On His Birthday, 10 Winged White Things by Santiago Calatrava

Though Santiago Calatrava is certainly no stranger to less-than-favorable feedback that occasionally escalates into downright scorching criticism and even legal action, the Spanish starchitect has remained doggedly loyal to an architectural style best described as all-white, wildly over…

On the road again.

After a wonderful few days of rest and recovery, my ankle feels a lot better. It was excellent spending time with my wife, and to share Camino experiences with Claire. 326 more words

Reflections on the Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela traces its history to 813 when a shepherd was guided to a field by a star. The tomb of the apostle Saint James was located near that spot and now resides at the Cathedral in Santiago (Sant means Saint and Iago means James). 481 more words

Un poco blue

Last week was still school vacation for the children so I had my afternoon classes on tuesday and thursday cancelled and as such Hannah, (Lucy for a little bit) and I met up on tesday to go shoe shopping as my shoes are literally falling apart. 1,199 more words

Plazas & pisco sours but no pingüinos

Saturday 12th July Tom and I started our travels across (part of) South America. We spent the first week in and around Santiago. And actually we spent a large part of our first day together repacking my rucksack as apparently “taking 19 tops travelling is excessive”! 459 more words


CUBA – a Great Place to Visit

Recently, I was invited to join a group of friends on a legal visit to America’s closest island nation to the South – Cuba. I was very excited about going to a country that had been off limits to me for all of my life. 767 more words


Let's go back to the beginning

Throwing way back to the beginning of this whole endeavor! These pictures include my travel to Santiago from Tulsa and some pictures from my first few days in the city. 106 more words

Santiago 2014