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Magazine Articles

April 2022 Desert Leaf Magazine: “CELEBRATING LIFE IN SEVILLA,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the Zoom+ symbol in the lower left hand corner making it easier to read). To view a short 4 min Feria de Sevilla slide show with more images and traditional music please click here March 2022 Desert Leaf Magazine: “CELEBRATING PHOTOGRAPHY IN PARIS,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the Zoom+ symbol in the lower left hand corner making it easier to read). November 2021 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE ARTISANS OF GUATEMALA’S LAKE ATITLAN,” story and photography by Dan Chavez. To view article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the Zoom+ symbol in the lower left hand corner making it easier to read). October 2021 Desert Leaf Magazine: “DELIGHTING IN THE SITES OF PUEBLA, MÉXICO. story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). May 2021 Desert Leaf Magazine: “CUSCO, PERU–GATEWAY TO MACHU PICCHU,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). April 2021 Desert Leaf Magazine: “ TANGO STEPS IN,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). Dan is proud to note that his tango couple photo was featured on the cover, to view cover click here . February 2021 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE MIGHTY IGUAZÚ FALLS,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print you can click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). December 2020 Desert Leaf Magazine: “BIKING AND BOATING THE AMALFI COAST,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print you can click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). 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: to enlarge the print you can click the zoom+ symbol in the lower left-hand corner making the print easier to read). April 2020 Desert Leaf Magazine, “SEMANA SANTA ALONG THE COBBLESTONES OF SEVELLE,” 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).  To view a short 3 min Semana Santa slide show with more images and traditional music please click here .   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 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).  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

February 2023 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE RITUAL CANDLES OF TEOTITLAN DEL VALLE, MEXICO,” The village of Teotitlán del Valle, located in the foothills of the Sierra Juárez mountains 20 miles southeast of Oaxaca, is renowned not just for its Zapotec hand-woven textiles, but also for its ritual candle-making. The story will explore the history and origins of the artisan candle-making which dates back to pre-Columbian times. March 2023 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE ORIGINS OF MARIACHI.” The article will explore the origins of mariachi music from the late 18th-century in Cocula, Mexico, bringing the story forward to the resurgence of the genre with Linda Ronstadt’s phenomenally “Canciones de Mi Padre,” and the popular Tucson International Mariachi Conference. November 2023 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE GIANT KITES OF SUMPANGO, GUATEMALA.” This unique Day of the Dead kite festival in Sumpango, Guatemala is a centuries old indigenous tradition. It celebrates the dead by constructing and flying giant kites that are are 50 to 60 feet in diameter. The custom dates back 3,000 years when the kites were used as an entranceway to open communication with their ancestors. 2023 publication date TBA, Desert Leaf Magazine: “MERCADO JAMAICA FLOWER MARKET.” Entering the market is a visual explosion of color, with flowers filling the stalls and lining the floors in all directions. With over 1100 vendors, it is considered one of the world's most beautiful flower markets.
July/August 2022 Desert Leaf Magazine: “THE CAROUSELS OF PARIS,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the Zoom+ symbol in the lower left hand corner making it easier to read). Dan is proud to note that his Eiffel Tour Carousel photo was featured on the cover, to view cover photo click here . March 2022 Desert Leaf Magazine: “REVITALIZED MÁLAGA,” story and photography by Dan Chavez, to view the article click   here . (Note: to enlarge the print, click the Zoom+ symbol in the lower left hand corner making it easier to read).