- Mexican Models, in Puebla
(June 2003). Models usually charge money for photos, but these
Mexican ladies gave me a free shot.
- Folk Dancers in Guadalajara, while attending the 4th Wigner Symposium (1995).
- Mexican Lady in Spain. There are many Mexicans in Spain, for a good reason. This photo was taken in an old church in Toledo (March 2001).
- Mexican Mother and Daughter in Amsterdam (July 2008).
- Mexican students at the GDG Airport (Paris 2010). They were going to Moscow for a ballet lesson during the summer months.
- with a Mexican student
from Guadalajara during the 8th Int'l Conference on Squeezed
States and Uncertainty Relations (Puebla, Mexico, 2003).
Four years later, she became an established physicist. This photo was produced in Bradford (England 2007).
- "Yes" after "No". She did not hurt my feeling. I proposed a photo with this conservative-looking lady at the city center square in Puebla (Mexico 2003). She said No, and I quietly walked away. She then ran toward me and proposed this photo. A very warm-hearted lady indeed. Bill Clinton once said Japanese Yes means No. It is much better to hear Yes after No.
- Mexican Police Lady, kind enough to interrupt her traffic duty to pose with me (Puebla 2003). Another Police Lady, who was also kind to this old man. Ordinarily, you get arrested if you propose anything to police officers on duty. Mexican police ladies are different.
- After breakfast in Cancun, at
the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and
- before lunch at the Margarita Restaurant in Cancun.
- Two sisters from one of Mexico's northern provinces. This photo was taken by their father in Cancun (July 2004).
- This young lady was very courtenous when I proposed a photo at Cancun's Isla shopping island (2013).
- Group of Mexican ladies at the Isla shopping island.
- Young Artists in
the Mujeres Island (July 2004). From Cancun, it takes 20 minutes by
a ferry boat to go to fun-filled island.
- This young lady is luring a shy Mexican boy in a comedy show. She then lured me (2004).
- Two more ladies in this paradise island (2004).
- Group of Mexicans on the street of the Mujares island.
- Mexican Senior Citizen from Arizona (USA). She has a daughter of my age . She went to the United States when she was 16 years old, and built a very respectable family in Arizona. Her daughter was born in USA. This photo was taken in Mexico's Isla Mujeres (July 2004). I met both of them again on the ferry boat returning from the island.
- Another set of mother and daughter on the ferry boat (2013).
- Mexican lady in San Jose at a Mexican restaurant (March 2014).
- Two Mexican ladies at the old town in San Diego (2015).
- AeroMexico. This lady once worked for the AeroMexico airlines as a flight attendant and travelled around the world. She knows the world and knows how to deal with people. We had a lunch together before the concert she was going to attend. We talked about music (Puebla, Mexico, 2003).
Friends from Brazil
- Two Brazilian Ladies at the top
of the Jesus mountain in Rio de Janeiro (2011). Here is
- Copacabana Beach in Rio, with Brazilian mother and daughter (2000). I am enjoying a fruit drink not available in the United States.
- While I was having a photo with this young tour guide on a cable car (Rio 2000). A senior citizen enviously was looking us. I then invited her to have photo with me. Look how happy she is.
- with a Brazilian lady at the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio (2011).
- Two Interior Decorators in Iguassu Falls. They were working on a Japanese room at the Mabu Thermas Resort Hotel.
- Two Flower Artists working for the Mabu Thermas Hotel in Iguassu Falls.
- Brazilian Lady in Sao Paolo.
Two police officers were there and perhaps they thought we were funny people,
but they were without expressions.
- Two Brazilian Students on a bus from the Sao Paulo airport to the city (2011).
- Two Receptionists at the
Royal Boutique Hotel in Sao Paulo (2011).
- Morning Stroller in Rio.
- Hotel receptionist in Rio.
- She came from the president's hometown. While I was waiting for the elevator, this lady told me she came from the her new president's hometown. This photo was taken in June of 2011. Dilma Rousseff became the president of Brazil in January of 2011.
- Entrance to H. Stern's headquarters (2011).
- Ladies in Rio.
I met them in the restaurant district in Rio de Janeiro (2011). I asked them
whether I could have a photo with them. They said Yes.
- Brazilian Sisters
in Athens (July 2008). This photo led me to think God created
two women for me. I was
standing alone there in 1999.
- Tall Brazilian Lady in Amsterdam. She was one of those Brazilians who were going to Berlin to cheer their football team during the 2006 World Cup held in Germany.
- Two Brazilian Friends I met at London's Tottingham Court metro station (2009).
- Brazilian lady working at the Hotel Lancaster in London (2009).
- Two Brazilian Ladies in
Buenos Aires (2011).
- Two Brazilian Ladies in Cancun (2013). We were waiting for a ferry boat to Mujares Island.
- Two Brazilian ladies at the BWI Airport
in Baltmore. They came from a north-eastern province of Brazil (March 2014).
- Brazilian lady at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas (2014).
- Brazilian lawyer at the top of the One Wold Building in New York (2016). She was born in Columbia and thus speaks Spanish, but she speaks Portugese in San Paulos (Brazil).
Friends from Argentina
- Profssor at Boston University.
She came from Argentina. She was visiting her family (2011). We shared
the same shuttle bus from the airport.
- Medical students at a Spanish restaurant in Buenos Aires (2011). I like medical students. They are smart.
- Engineering students at the University of Buenos Aires. They are also smart. They can do mathematics.
- Che Guevara is highly respected in Buenos Aires. This is his portrait in the city hall.
- Folk Dancers. Their ancestors came from Bulgaria. They are eager to preserve their Bulgarian tradition.
- Evita Peron's tomb at the Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires.
- Two Argentine ladies at the Washington Harbor in DC. (2012). The Kennedy Center is seen in the background.
- In Jerusalem, this Argentinian lady is so happy to stand on the street which used to be the boundary between East and West Jerusalems (May, 2019). She is Jewish and is very happy to be with her Israeli flag.
- Senior citizen from Argentina with her granddaughters in Seville (Spain, May 2019). We then chased away those two young girls. She became very happy to have a solo photo with me.
Friends from Central and South Americas
- Lady from El Salvador, working
at the Sir Walter Raleigh Inn (American-style restaurant) near
my house (2002). El Salvador is a small country, but it produces many
people. There are many Salvadoran ladies in the Washington area.
- Two ladies from El Salvador, while waiting for a flight to London at the Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome (December 2015).
- Two Costa Rican ladies in Florence (2014).
- Nicaraguan Student at the Pantheon in
- Cuban Lady at Bongo's Cuban Cafe in
Miami (Florida 2004). There is a huge Cuban community in Miami. They
are, including this lady, all anti-Castro Cubans.
- Venezuelan physicsist in Paris (2000).
- Two ladies from Venezuela in front of the Merces-Benz Meseum in Sttutgart Germany (2012).
- Venezuela lady in Spain. She is working at a gift shop in Seville (2019). She loves her country, but she had to leave her homeland because she did not like politicians there.
- Bolivian Lady working at one of the
crystal shops in Stockhom (June 2005). She is very happy with me
because I bought a gift item for my daughter in law. She is holding a
credit-card slip (money!) which I signed.
- Two Bolvian ladies at the Leonardo da Vinci Ariport in Rome (December 2015). We were waiting for a flight to London.
- Peruvian Lady working at the Sheraton
Preimier in Vienna (Virginia, USA). A very sharp and warm-hearted lady
indeed (April 2006). Happy to meet again
(August 2007). She became promoted!
- Two Peruvian Iadies at a hotel breakfast room in Shanghai (2013).
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