Explaining my typical gringo transformation from seeing “Latino” as a race, which it’s not, to a culture. Inspired by a poem by Noel Quiñones.
A look at politicially-incorrect artwork produced by indigenist painter and drawer Camilo Blas, whose later worked featured city life in Lima, Peru.
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
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An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.
Gothic Bogota in pictures. Sites include Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Lourdes, Central Cemetery of Bogota, and more.
Featuring over 100 new Lima pictures including Cercado, Miraflores, Barranco, and more.
Pictures from the soon-to-be-published Lima Travel Guide.
My top Lima tourism recommendations, including gastronomy, La Punta de Callao, Magic Water Circuit, Gamarra, Larco Museum, and more.
A look at the significant Moorish and Arab footprint in Latin America.
Summary and review of Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art and Turning Pro, in the context of my own personal calling: storytelling.
SUMMARY: A look at the controversy around bullfighting in Bogota, Colombia, as well as pics and descriptions of my day at the bullfights.
SUMMARY: Over 70 pics of the socialist graffiti that decorates Colombia’s National University in Bogota.
SUMMARY: Over 100 pictures of murals from Bogota’s coolest neighborhood: Chapinero.