I have temptations to quit business and become an artist.
‘Latino’ is Not a Race
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 Pinch of Politically Incorrect Peruvian Art
A look at politicially-incorrect artwork produced by indigenist painter and drawer Camilo Blas, whose later worked featured city life in Lima, Peru.
Bullfighting: Art, Culture, Drama, Death
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
Kingdom of Thieves: El Cartucho, Bogota
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
Gothic Bogota in pictures. Sites include Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Lourdes, Central Cemetery of Bogota, and more.