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
Last Sunday I went out to the mountains with my family, specifically to Bárcena Mayor, a tiny village composed of characteristic stone houses located in a small valley surrounded by grassy meadows and wooded hills. Despite the fog and a sudden afternoon storm, the visit to Bárcena Mayor was well worth it. The pure air … Sigue leyendo Bárcena Mayor
"The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural... The brighter it becomes, the more it loses its sound, until it turns into silent stillness and becomes white". The pictures on display were shot in June 2016 … Sigue leyendo Summer Blue
Land and sea, mountains and sand, cliffs and waves. Such a privileged natural environment. View over Bay of Santander: In the foreground, Playa del Camello. In the background, Península de la Magdalena and Isla de Mouro: Views over Playas del Sardinero, summer resort in Santander: Views from Faro de Cabo Mayor, Santander: Views over Ría … Sigue leyendo Cantabria Infinita
This is what I found this time: Watery mirrors reflecting the images of the old and the new industry Remote villages threatened by a permanent shade Grassy meadows and wooded hills bathed by a fading sun Quiet waters disturbed by a fleeting fog Tireless tides fighting the land And brave men challenging the elements Eleazar.