Author Archives: Rafaelinho

Sharing my photo adventures from around the globe.

Una Noche Azul en Oaxaca

When you visit Oaxaca, you will find a city brimming with activity. On a typical Sunday evening, the locals are out with their families, street vendors are out selling their wares, and tourists walk around dazed from all the sights, sounds and aromas. Most of the activity is centered around this old section of the city. […]

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Akumal Beauties

I was hanging out in the spectacular beaches of Akumal in the Mayan Riviera recently when these two lovely Argentinian girls passed by. I was busy taking photos of the clear blue Carribean waters and they were trying to take photos of themselves with their phone. Normally, people see me with all the camera gear […]

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Frida Kahlo’s Wardrobe

I was visiting Mexico City over the New Year’s holiday and made a side trip to the bohemian suburb of Coyoacan. Many people make the trek here so they can visit the famous Frida Kahlo museum (also known as La Casa Azul). My sister mentioned that they had just unveiled a new Frida Kahlo exhibit. Not […]

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Neon Night in Chinatown

I was out shooting photographs with a group of local LA photographers recently and had a great time. You can check out their talents here and here. We descended upon Chinatown in LA since it affords some nice views of the downtown skyline. The fog started to roll in but it was still a lovely […]

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The Greek Goddesses at Chapultepec Castle

Up in Chapultepec hill near downtown Mexico City is the famous Chapultepec Castle. Over the years, it’s been used as a the presidential palace, a military academy, and even as an observatory. These days, it’s the National Museum of History with beautiful paintings, gardens and many historical artifacts from Mexico’s long history. After wandering around […]

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Cuban Transportation

Cuba is known for it’s collection of Classic American cars still being used as daily transportation and here in Trinidad you will find many in pristine condition.  Well, that’s not all they use. It turns out the locals use a variety of methods to get around. Click photo for a big surprise I found this classic […]

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Beyond the Grand Canyon

I took this photo on my 4th trip to the Grand Canyon in the summer of 2012. I can’t believe I have already gone four times. I think on my next trip I’ll visit from the South Rim or maybe hike down to the bottom of the canyon. You can almost see the Colorado River in […]

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