Author Archives: Rafaelinho

Sharing my photo adventures from around the globe.

Tequila Sunset

You know which are the best kind of friends to have? The ones that call you on a Thursday afternoon and say “Want to go down to Rosarito? It’s just going to be a couple of guys, hanging out and having a drink.” The only sensible answer is “Heck yea!” This is my buddy Gerardo […]

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Capitolio de La Habana

The Capital building of Havana towers over the nearby streets and residential buildings. It was modeled after the US Capitol and was the center of government from its construction in 1928 until the Cuban revolution of 1959. Since then it has been used as the Ministry of Science and Technology. Although, I have to admit […]

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La Jolla Sunset on the Rocks

This is one of my favorite California beaches. If you are looking for a nice place to enjoy a California sunset, you can’t go wrong with La Jolla. The waves come thundering in and crash against the rocks while you enjoy the warm hues of the setting sun. This group of guys were standing on […]

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El Palacio de Bellas Artes

If you are ever in Mexico City, make it a point to visit the grand Palace of Fine Arts (El Palacio de Bellas Artes). It is considered the most significant cultural center in all of Mexico. Outside you can admire the art nouveau architecture while inside you can gaze upon wonderful murals by Diego Rivera, […]

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El Arbol del Tule

About 10km East of Oaxaca is the little town of Santa Maria del Tule. On the grounds of the local church is a 2,000 year old tree that has generated many legends. Known as the “Arbol del Tule”, the Zapotecs believe that it was originally planted by the Aztec god of rain. It measures an […]

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The OneTen Skyline

If you ever want to see the crazy LA traffic up close and personal, head to downtown. This is the 4th Street overpass with the OneTen freeway running below. While it’s technically the OneHundredTen (110) freeway, in California we never refer to them by their actual numerical name. That is why the FourHundredFive (405) is […]

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Classic Cars Cruising in Havana

No, I did not travel back in time to 1955 to get this shot. Truth is, you can probably witness this scene pretty much every day in Havana. These classic cars are in pristine condition and being driven everywhere. I actually think you will find them in much better condition in the smaller towns outside […]

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Motorcycle on a Trinidad Street

A quite little cobblestone street in Trinidad, Cuba. At any given time, you might see kids in uniform on their way to school or an older lady taking care of daily chores. This day, it was pretty quite. Just a motorcycle, myself and the colorful scene. Click photo for a big surprise

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