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Biking the Penedès Wine Region, Spain

Biking through the Penedès  Wine Region of Spain

I am doing a WorkAway in the Penedès Wine region of Spain a few hours outside of Barcelona. My host runs a wine tourism business which partly specializes in giving tours of the wine region on bike. This Sunday we set out for a 30km ride to see some of the sights around the area. Click “continue reading” to check out the rest of the photos.

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Juarez, Mexico. Photo Essay

Juarez, Mexico.

Killings show up every day in the news. Politicians on both sides of the border cast blame. Despite all drug related violence, the citizens of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have to go on living their lives and have problems of their own to face. The current economic crisis is making it difficult to find jobs and as the city expands outwards neighborhoods are popping up without basic utilities. In early January 2009 I traveled to Juarez, Mexico with some friends to build a house for a family in need. This photo essay is about my time spent there.

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Concert: Lights, Lydia, Lovedrug, Copeland

Aaron Marsh of Copeland in Omaha, NE at Slowdown.

Aaron Marsh of Copeland. Omaha, NE @ Slowdown.

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Old Barns of Iowa

Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated with old barns.
I can remember driving to my grandparents house in Iowa and staring out the window searching for the old broken down barns. This past weekend I had the opportunity to travel around some hilly back roads of Iowa searching for barns of my childhood. Here are some photo’s from the trip.

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Urban Poverty in China

Blog Action Day Urban Poverty in China

A man sleeping in Shanghai, China.
The urban poor population of China is estimated to be as high as 37 million.

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