Archive | March, 2014

Weekend Cabin Series #4

A Cabin For My Weekend! #4

Gulf Islands, British Columbia. The modern cabin is all too frequently more modern than cabin, but the four small dwellings designed by Osburn Clarke in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia are decidedly grounded in the traditional. Yet they still retain the open and airy nature of the contemporary. They take advantage of coastal B.C.’s […]

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Poland's Woodstock Festival the craziest of them all Post pic

Woodstock Festival Kostrzyn-upon-Odra River, Poland

The small Polish border town of Kostrzyn-nad-Odra its home to the Woodstock Station rock festival. held along a forest road towards a military base on its outskirts, the throbbing roar of guitars beyond the forest can be heard, believing I was in for a night of testosterone-induced aggression. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The […]

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Winning the Croatian Lottery Post pic

Winning the Croatian Lottery

Seriously,.. when I first went to Croatia I though I have won the lottery,. Number one: I went to meet new family who embraced me like another son. Number two: Telenovelas put a good word for us Latin Americans. Number Three: The Beaches man,. the beaches!.. You could not imagine that you are going to […]

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Weekend Cabin Series #3

A Cabin For My Weekend! #3

Sauvie Island, Oregon. This tiny, 540-square-foot house is in its fourth incarnation. In the early in 1940s, it was hastily erected to provide shelter to shipyard workers in Portland, Oregon, in a settlement called Vanport Village. In 1948, floods swept through Vanport and this structure was floated down the Columbia River to an island called […]

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