Category Archives: Travel

One corner shop, three tries

One gado, three attempts. Continue reading

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Sketching in India? Take this along…

Sketching in India? Take this document along… Continue reading

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A couple of days in Cancun to end our vacation

I can’t say I’ll ever get the hang of doing the resort thing. It’s pleasant enough, but kinda meh. But there were things about Cancun that were lovely. Like the El Rey Ruins, right on the hotel strip that were … Continue reading

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Ek Balam

Just one sketch, from the top of a tall structure called the Oval Palace, looking over the treetops at the the acropolis of Ek Balam. It’s always hard to capture the scale of really big structures, and even harder when you … Continue reading

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Valladolid, Part 2.

Casa Hamaca, the bed&breakfast we stayed at in Valladolid is a big part of what made the town so lovely. An old home, it is beautifully restored and filled with art collected by the owner Denis Larsen. This is the kitchen … Continue reading

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Valladolid,Part 1

My favorite part of our trip to the Yucatan peninsula was the sleepy town of Valladolid. At first glance the only action you notice is that tour buses that ply between Cancun and Chichen Itza stop here for a little break, and everyone gets … Continue reading

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Chichen Itza, of course.

Everyone that visits the Yucatan Peninsula goes to Chichen Itza.And it is as spectacular as it looks in all the photos you’ve seen. I think the trouble with sketching something I’ve seen so many photos of is that my sketch looks … Continue reading

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