Foto-homenaje-Oda to all my good peoples of the Couchsurfing.org Bogotá traveler’s group — el parche más bacán de todos!!! — se les quiere demasiado… EANTF.
Foto del Día: Friday Portrait Series – Exploring the Dungeons of “El Castillo de San Felipe” in Cartagena (w/Alanna)
Subterranean portraits of my friend/traveler/fellow Brooklynite, Alanna, with whom I dug deep into the dungeons and underground passage ways of the mighty “Castillo de San Felipe” of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia for the first time in 2010. EANTF.
Foto del Día: What Do You Get When You Cross a “Prepago” with Colombia’s Most Famous Drug Lord??? (Medellín, Colombia)
Chiste del Día: Pregunta: What do you get when you cross a “prepago” (Literally means: “Prepay or advance payment” but is used in Colombian spanish to refer to a “lady of the night”) with Colombia’s most notorious drug lord? Respuesta: A Pre-Pablo! EANTF…
In which I follow a fur-covered friend (Simón – named after El Gran Libertador) as he wanders around the historic center streets of Cartagena de indias, Colombia getting into dog adventures… EANTF.
Just a little Photo-Ode to probably what is one of the greatest “comidas típicas” (traditional foods) of the Americas, namely the highland regions of Ecuador — “El llapingacho:” Fried mashed potato pancakes stuffed with cheese (Se me hace agua la boca!!! It makes my mouth water!!!) A typical plate of Llapingacho is usually served with: Chorizo […]
Foto del Día: Origins of “El Dorado” – Ancient Artworks and Pre-Hispanic Gold at El Museo del Oro (Bogotá, Colombia)
Word around the campfire is that the legend of “El Dorado,” what was believed by many conquistadores and explorers to be a lost city and vast kingdom of GOLD in the “New World” — has its origins in what is now modern day Colombia. Legend has it (depicted in the second photo above) that when the […]
La Gran e Inmensa Ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia – seen from los Altos de Monserrate – 2600 metros más cerca de las estrellas — with my lovely amiga-parcerita-franco-española, la Elsa… EANTF.
What you see there on that “plancha” or “parilla” (grill) is called “Cuy,” also known as Guinea Pig. For those living in the U.S. of A, these images might be a little hard to accept, as we like to keep cuy as pets — Not Eat Them!!! However, in the Andean regions of Ecuador, […]
Similar to the “Cristo Redentor” of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, “El Monumento Cristo Rey” of Colombia looks over (vigilar) the city of Santiago de Cali with open arms… EANTF.
Hiking towards “El Pueblito” of El Parque Nacional de Tayrona (Just go. Go Now. ¡Vayase Ya!) along the Colombian caribbean, I happened upon this massive araña (spider), which, fortunately for me, was just about to begin eating its evening meal of polilla (mmmm…moth). EANTF