Hidden in the greenery, simple houses and villas follow one after the other, on a grey summer afternoon. Stone and greenery come together here to prove the powerful connection between art and nature. A dense fog envelops the fields and the mountains, and a light rain embraces the trees. Nature is uttering a distant rumble, … Sigue leyendo Puente Viesgo & Soto Iruz
"To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude" "The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach- waiting for a gift from the sea" The pictures above were shot last month … Sigue leyendo Playa de los Caballos
There are some experiences that would leave no one indifferent, as they genuinely awaken your sense of curiosity. Walking along the trail that had initially been meant to host the railway line connecting the provinces of Burgos and Cantabria, within the (failed) bigger project of linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Bay of Biscay, is … Sigue leyendo Disused station of Yera & Engaña Tunnel
"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky". The pictures above were shot last month of August in northern Spain. The quote is by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Thanks for stopping by, Eleazar.
Liérganes, like Santillana del Mar, is regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. The combination of old stone houses and greenery, together with a privileged natural setting, makes Liérganes unique. When shooting I decided to focus on façades, in order to show how finely these traditional stone houses and villas have been … Sigue leyendo Liérganes
Los Urros are a group of small islets located off the coast of Liencres, in the Cantabrian Sea. Product of coastal erosion, Los Urros stand out in the waters facing the tireless lashing of tides and winds. The pictures below show their aspect on a rainy afternoon. Thanks for stopping by, Eleazar.
On the occasion of the visit of a friend of mine who is doing the Camino del Norte, I (re)visited Santillana del Mar, a small village very close to my home city that is branded as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Santillana del Mar stands out thanks to its Romanesque collegiate church, … Sigue leyendo Santillana del Mar
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and the music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more". "Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. … Sigue leyendo El Bolao
Summer holidays in northern Spain do not satisfy everybody's expectations, as some of the stereotypical elements of Spanish culture are missing, such as the folkloric dances, the warm character of the people and the sunny, hot weather, something that definitely keeps Santander and other northern cities out of the itinerary of many tourists searching for … Sigue leyendo Summer in Santander
After a first half of month full of grey days, this last weekend the sun has finally come out, taking us all to the seaside to enjoy the good weather. We need to get the maximum out of it while it lasts; summer is reluctant to show its face. The pictures above were shot last … Sigue leyendo On the beach