Weekend in the Berkshires

Experiencing a late summer weekend in Colrain, Massachusetts with Andreas and others...

Imprint from an accordion and guitar jam in the tall grasses overlooking the Berkshires...

Fire pit created by Nathan


Summer Gardening in Jamaica Plain

 Planting beans in Marie's garden

Garlic grown in Trina's community garden spot

Fresh arugula


Guatemala with Marië

In early July, Marië and I took a short trip down to Guatemala for a week.  Here's Marië in the dreamy colonial city of Antigua, surrounded by volcanoes.


An imitation of Maximon, a local revered spirit doll/effigy/folk saint, at Azotea Cultural Center, the Mayan music museum cum coffee museum/cafe and farm in Jocotenango near Antigua.

Hike up to Pacaya Volcano

In Iximche...

A crowded cathedral

Above Lake Atitlan...

View from our room at the lovely and highly recommended Casa del Mundo

Wood-fired hot tub at Casa del Mundo

Guatemalan women typically wear their traditional and bright colored clothes.  Here are two girls walking in San Pedro.

In Panajachel


Along Spain's Costa Brava

Andres at Cap de Creus

At night along the Mediterranean

Outside the Dali Museum in Figueres

our tent

We rented a car in Barcelona and drove along the Iberian coastline.

More images from Cap de Creus, the largest uninhabited area in the Spanish Mediterranean in the far east of the country...

In Barcelona

Gaudi's Casa Battlo...

Sagrada Familia...

Smiley with padron peppers and gazpacho

The beach is in the city of Barcelona so one can have a siesta on the beach and then go straight to work.

Up at Montserrat

View of Barcelona from Parc Guell