This is Javier. Harm and me went for some shelter and a beer, while the heavy rain was pouring down on the mountainsides. Javier is a musician. He has been ‘on the road’ for many years as a live performer/studio musician. Never the big mouth in the foreground; but the one in the back who could really play it all. He stopped the touring; got tired of the heavy life and the big ego’s. Now he has a small bar and brews his own beer. A light one and a brown one. Good beers! Things did not go well in his personal life lately. He has kind of a small studio and makes music all by himself and all for himself. And then he took his Ovation acoustic guitar and played a few of his songs. They were really his and went way deeper than all the recorded stuff. When we left, the sun was shining again.
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… We jumped in the car and drove on, towards the light that moved away from us, faster than we could drive. (Too bad that it’s impossible to shoot a ‘People are Small’-selfie; ’cause this was quite an excellent moment for it. (for ‘People are Small’, watch in Categories)
In the afternoon of the 20th July, amigo Harm and me took a ride to what he called an ‘ancient oak-tree-wood’. You can wake me up any time for a target like that. The pubs in Aren were overcrowded, so we took the road to Aulas without our usual beer. The road went over a smaller mountainside in between two valleys. On the other side of the valleys the Pyrenees went up high and mighty. After a while we stopped and I started to shoot some ‘postcards’… Nature responded almost immediately: if you want it rough, you can get it rough.