575 million years ago was when Spain was born. Well, the land mass that would eventually become Spain was born. Now, I’m not gonna bore you with the evolution of the Precambrian Era but let’s just say that over the past several million years there’s been a lot of molten rock which eventually cooled and […]
The first evidence of humans living in Cáceres is from the Late Paleolithic era, around 25,000 BC(!). Cáceres as a city was founded as Castra Caecilia by Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius, a general who was Roman consul in 80 BC, and started to gain importance as a strategic city under Roman occupation. Remains found in […]
Back in the summer of 2008, I shot a documentary film about a unique four-week summer program in Miami that focused on the history and philosophy of Hip Hop and its four main elements: DJing, MCing, B-boying/girling, and Urban Art. The camp was was called called PATH (for Preserving, Archiving and Teaching Hip Hop History) […]
Last month, I took the family for a vacation in Spain and decided to skip the tourist-laden cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Seville in favor of Extremadura, an autonomous community of southwestern Spain bordering Portugal and comprised of the provinces of Cáceres and Badajoz. The region, which is home to three UNESCO World Heritage sites […]
Last month, I took the family to Spain for a much needed vacation. For our nine-day stay, I wanted to explore different cities so I was thinking a few days in Madrid then off to possibly Barcelona or Seville – maybe Granada? I pored over travel blogs, Tripadvisor, LonelyPlanet, etc, trying to find a location […]
It's been called "one of the most distinguished private collections in the Western Hemisphere outside the U.S.", el Museo de Arte de Ponce...