Plaza San Francisco, Quito, Revisited

This was taken in front of the Church of San Francisco in Quito, which dominates its eponymous square in the center of the Ecuadorian capital. When I observed these two women, I thought about the forces that conspire to make our lives intersect, even if briefly. I’ve posted about the square a number of times,… Continue reading Plaza San Francisco, Quito, Revisited

Watching a Good Friday Procession, Quito

At the Good Friday Procession, Quito, 03 April 2015

From a collection of street portraits shot in April 2015. This gentleman was anticipating the start of the annual Good Friday Procession in Ecuador’s capital Quito, one of some 250,000 people who gather along the parade route of one of the largest and most colorful Good Friday processions in Latin America. I hope he’s doing… Continue reading Watching a Good Friday Procession, Quito

Pic du Jour: Street vendor, Calle Galapagos, Quito

Today’s Pic du Jour, the site’s 789th straight, was taken one year ago today on Calle Galapagos in Quito, Ecuador, where you can buy just about anything on the flourishing street commerce scene — from used Tinkerbell and Pooh puzzles to well-worn but still usable running shoes and t-shirts. I wonder if any of these… Continue reading Pic du Jour: Street vendor, Calle Galapagos, Quito