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Colonial Style Fountain Detail

It’s nice to see colonial pilas and lavaderos (water tanks + washbasins) being used now as fountains and as decoration. If you …

Tanque de La Unión Revisited

While Arturo was playing with his camera mounted on a tripod to take his signature sunsets, I decided to look in the …


Finca Washbasins and Water Tanks

Don’t ask me, but how did the venerable utilitarian pila (water tank) and lavadero (washbasin) became decorations elements or design accents? In …


Palo de Izote Reflected

Palo de Izote is the Mesoamerican cousin of the Joshua or Yucca tree. I have a fascination with the Izote tree; I …