Even when my dad wasn’t spending summers traveling in Mexico with Frank Gonzales, he still found opportunities to travel and meet new people. These photos were taken on his trips to Baja California with Vacation Samaritan. The Vacation Samaritans were groups of mostly young people who voluntarily traveled from their churches to work sites in Mexico. They would help build […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of October 21, 2016. Has something bright or reflective caught your eye in the moment? Share a photo of something you were able to explore a bit!
The morning cold was nippy, and I needed to keep moving to warm up as I set off on my morning hike. But when this lovely bud — the color of a ripe, juicy peach — caught my eye, I just had to stop to admire it.
Constructed in the 1930s, the Colorado River Aqueduct is considered one of the greatest engineering projects in the world – bringing water to thirsty Southern Californians across over 200 miles of barren, remote desert. Starting at Lake Havasu, we trace the route the water follows through huge pipes, tunnels, canals and pumping plants. Along the way we meet the men […]
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Vibrant Colors. This week the color is Vibrant Colors. You can show off photos you have taken of any color as long as I need to put on my sunglasses indoors. You can have all one color or several colors within your photo. Have tons fun with this challenge this week.
It’s hard for me to believe I’ve been doing this series for 14 weeks now! I’ve gone through most of my Dad’s slides from Mexico — but there’s still a few left, dated 1975 and later. This is my last bunch from the trips he made with Frank Gonzales and his team in central Mexico. I’m not sure what town this is; maybe […]