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Colors of North America Travel Photography.

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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm. > journey > north-america

Going to America.

Map of North America.

North America Travel Photography.

Carpark Los Angeles, California.
124 days in the United States.
Cardon Cactus, Baja California.
146 days in Mexico.

In Belize there is a sign with an arrow pointing to the road north: "Mexico, North America." I knew it by then for a while North America is only Canada, the United States and Mexico, according to what everybody else believes in the Americas... I had to learn this and it is not what I learnt in school...

One thing I understand is that the three aforementioned countries comprise huge territories of many ecosystems home to many and diverse ethnic groups with governments whose reigns had at times been a bit stretched.

The states of Central America or the Caribbean just don't fit in here, they don't want to belong to this group of 3 gorillas.

2011 going Latin.

2010 landed on JFK. > journey > north-america

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