A Man And His Dog

I don’t think I have ever seen as many people with infants in strollers as I did during our recent visit to Spain. Or as many with dogs of every breed, size and colour on leashes. After all the disturbing stories about how deeply most everyone we interacted with during our trip was affected by the recession – unemployment statistics are still shockingly high in Spain – the baby/dog boom seemed to us to indicate hope.  And hope is a good feeling even when strollers photobomb every other image and dog poop gets underfoot regardless of one’s dodging abilities.

One of my favourite images of this trip is of a man with his best friend. Sharing that special bond that completely distracted me from the things I had come to photograph. And for one fleeting moment had me wishing I traveled less so I could have a furry friend of my own.

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Until next time…….happy travels, no mater where life takes you.

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Hi, I'm Madhu. Wanderer. Travel blogger. Story teller. Bitten late and hard by the travel bug, I am on a mission to make up for lost time.

35 thoughts on “A Man And His Dog

    1. Don’t have any living close enough Gilly. Have been reading about house-sitters who sometimes double as pet-sitters. Perhaps worth considering.

  1. Very sweet! I was able to take our dog on a trip this past weekend, and it was so nice to have her along instead of leaving her behind.

      1. We are very lucky to have a woman nearby who loves our dog and takes her into her home to take care of her. Without her, it would be much harder for me to leave home so often!

  2. I know lots of people travel with their dogs, but it depends where and how they go. We’d love to have a dog, but we love traveling more at this point. Lovely photos.

    janet

  3. I just shared your link with my cousin on FB because she absolutely adores dogs! She has a border collie at home 🙂

  4. I’m sure you’ve been to Brussels. A person without a dog on the streets there is a curiosity. 🙂 Unfortunately no one seems to pick up after the dogs have attended to their regular business so you need to keep your eyes fastened to the pavement.

  5. Very cool. And it’s very odd, because this is the fourth post I’ve read today with an animal. Three other were about the death of a loved one. I like the animal ones better today!

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