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Magazine Articles

February 2020 Desert Leaf Magazine, " CELEBRATING GAUCHO CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  October 2019 Desert Leaf Magazine, “LIFE ON ESTANCIA EL CALCHAQUI,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  October 2019 Desert Leaf Magazine, A FIRST-VISIT ITINERARY FOR MEXICO CITY ,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here   (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  September 2019 Desert Leaf Magazine, ANDALUSIAN ROAD TRIP ,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here   (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  January 2018 Desert Leaf Magazine, EXPLORING COLONIAL LIMA PERU ,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here   (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  December 2016 Desert Leaf Magazine, " OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE: A WOMAN FOR THE AGES ,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here   (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  Oct 2016 Desert Leaf Magazine cover story, " THE SPIRIT OF FRIDA KAHLO’S CASA AZUL ,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article c lick   her e (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  Jananuary 2016 Desert Leaf Magazine, cover story SECOND CHANCE FOR VINTAGE FIRE TRUCKS ,” story by Alan Petrello, cover and article photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article, see to see article click   here   (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).  October 2015 Desert Leaf Magazine, " POST CARD FROM HAVANA ,” article and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version). 

Upcoming Articles

December 2020 Publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: “BIKING AND BOATING THE AMALFI COAST.” After chatting with neighbors about their recent bike and boat trip my wife and I were Intrigued by the idea of an active holiday. The article will explore the adventure of discovering new places while biking between sites by day and making your way on a boat overnight to the next destination. After researching options we decided on a bike and boat holiday on Italy’s Almalfi Coast. February 2021 publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: “IGUAZÚ FALLS.” I first became aware of the magnificence and immensity of the Falls while watching the dramatic opening scenes of the 1983 movie “The Mission” with Jeremy Irons and Robert De Niro. Walking through Iguazú Park’s dense rain forest, teeming with its unique flora and fauna, you begin to hear the falls’ muted rumbling growing louder off in the distance. The sound and deafening roar of the water becomes a virtual orchestra of waterfalls 275 separate falls lining a curving river that stretches for 1.7 miles. April 2021 publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE ARTISANS OF GUATEMALA’S LAKE ATITLAN.” The article will share the beauty of Lake Atitlán with a focus on the Lake’s indigenous artisans and their splendid craftsmanship. Readers will gain insight into the weavers, ceramicists, painters and canoe makers residing in the lakeside villages of Santiago Atitlan, Santa Catarina Palopó, San Pedro La Laguna, San Juan La Laguna, and Santa Cruz. April 2021 publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: MILONGAS.” For many individuals milongas and tango are a way of living. The article will provide a brief history of tango as a dance form and the growing popularity of Milongas as venues or dance clubs where people gather to dance. The gatherings are popular in Buenos Aries as well as here in Tucson with its annual spring Tango Festival as a highlight. The article will also discuss the growing research showing the benefits of tango for individuals with neurological disorders. May 2021 publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: “CUSCO, PERU–GATEWAY TO MACHU PICCHU.” The Great Escape article will provide readers with an overview of Cusco’s numerous cultural and historical highlights including the Qorikancha archeological site, the colorful San Pedro Market, the Museo de Arte Precolombino, Museo Machu Picchu and the Centro de Textiles. October2021 publication date, Desert Leaf Magazine: “DELIGHTING IN THE SITES OF PUEBLA, MÉXICO.” The Great Escape article will inform readers about the cultural and historical attractions of the city. These include the Museo International de Barroco, Museo Amparo (Pre-Hispanic art), the T emplo de Santo Domingo and its opulent Capilla del Rosario , and the Uriarte Talavera Coop to name a few. And of course, the not to be missed Calle de los Dulces (Street of the Sweets.
October 2020 Desert Leaf Magazine, “TUCSON’S ALL SOULS’ PROCESSION RE-IMAGINED.” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: click the red INDEX tab in the upper right-hand corner, once on the CONTENTS page click on the title "Tucson's All Souls Procession Reimagined" which will take you to the article on page 36. To enlarge the print you can click the "full screen" icon near the bottom of the page making it easier to read). April 2020 Desert Leaf Magazine, “SEMANA SANTA ALONG THE COBBLESSTONES OF SEVELLE,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . To view a short 3 min Semana Santa slide show with more images and traditional music please click   here . (Note: to enlarge the article print you can double click anywhere on the magazine page to open the "+" tool OR click on the article’s title for a larger type PDF version).