Digging his own grave
May26

Digging his own grave

In 1943, my father was taken prisoner by the communist guerrillas in Croatia only because he was traveling in a passenger train which they attacked with a bomb to take hostages. He was a journalist in an independent weekly. When he was identified by the guerrillas, its chiefs decided to condemn him to death without judgment nor possibility of defence. He dug his own grave with another 18 men also sentenced the same way. When he was...

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Evanescent
May26

Evanescent

Evanescent car lights on a busy street in Pamplona....

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The descend of the red kite
May20

The descend of the red kite

I took a walk this morning with my camera ready just in case something would pop up when I spotted a pretty large bird flying high in circles above the roofs of the old quarter. Suddenly it made a sharp descend and disappeared from my view. I waited, and there it was  again ascending with its prey grabbed with its talons. It was a red kite (Milvus milvus)...

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Cee’s fun foto challenge: All One Colour
May20

Cee’s fun foto challenge: All One Colour

Cee’s fun foto challenge: All One...

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Heritage: San Fermin
May19

Heritage: San Fermin

This is the image of San Fermin, the saint patron of Pamplona, Spain , in whose honour each year the city celebrates its traditional fiesta, known all around the world because of the running of the bulls. But the fiesta is not only about  the bulls. The 7th of July, the saint is the main protagonist. There is a Mass in its church and a festive procession thru  the streets of the old quarter with thousands of people clothed in white...

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