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Caress

This mural can be found on Empedrado, close to Plaza de la Catedral.  Working solely by the signature, this piece is the work of ZLY UNT.   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 23 January […]
Caress

Before and After

Every month, Paula is featuring a “before and after” (colour versus monochrome) challenge.  A great topic for me.  I love black and white images but I am often torn between colour […]
Before and After

On the Street

  Hex colour ref: efcdb8 A colourful note:  the origins of the colour name desert sand are apparent when you observe how accurately it resembles the Saharan sand.  Interestingly, it was used by General […]
On the Street

Francophilia

  Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 by a French émigré from Louisiana. Don Louis D’Clouet brought in other French families from the USA and from Bordeaux, and the influence of […]
Francophilia

More Stars

This is another mural by the Cuban artist 5Stars (Cinco Estrellas).   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 16 January 2017   Part of Monday Mural  
More Stars

Down

Over to all of you to join the theme with your own down post, or with a post based on any single word that takes your fancy. And if you haven’t […]
Down

Trendy Lippy

Our guide at El Paraiso, an organic finca, spoke excellent English, gave us an educational tour around the gardens and kept us highly amused. That very trendy makeup comes from a shrub […]
Trendy Lippy