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June 18, 2009



Thanks for sharing. It is all too easy to shut our eyes to poverty. The photos are great. I love the turquoise fencing and the pink flowers - beautiful.


Dont you just love how in the midst of poverty people can create beauty. Here in South Africa many people live in shacks made from discarded wood etc. But i am still struck by their efforts to make their space beautiful. The house covered in plants is lovely.....


Thank you for sharing the pictures. I grew up in Corpus Christi and spent many summer days shopping and eating in Matamoros. It is gratifying yet sad that it looks the same as I remember. How wonderful that your artist eye is able to capture the beauty that is there.


If we can see with different eyes we can see beauty and inspiration almost everywhere. Great captures of colors.


The interesting thing about these images is that it is clear that there was prosperity and vision for this little town at one point, but it was tragically halted at some point.


I think that there is beauty everywhere, "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"....I think that you did a great job capturing it! The beautiful colors and plants amongst the most basic of materials, the bricks and iron. You have a good eye!


I've been to the borderland once and it's stuck with me ever since. Good post!

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