Tag Archives: tourism

Does Uruguay Suck?

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by .

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After a trip to Costa Rica fell through for unforeseen visa requirements for the Peruvian wife, I pose the question: does Montevideo, Uruguay suck?

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Bullfighting: Art, Culture, Drama, Death

Posted on 12. Dec, 2015 by .

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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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Sex Tourism, Free Speech and Cuba Dave in a Costa Rica Prison

Posted on 24. Nov, 2015 by .

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Whoremonger David Strecker, a.k.a. “Cuba Dave,” is locked up in Costa Rica for promoting sex tourism. Strecker’s case raises questions of free speech in Latin America.

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Be a Mindful Expat

Posted on 02. May, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: My rant on an uninformed critique of one of my books, an admission of my own ignorance in the past, and a book list to help prospective expats be mindful.

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Who Spammed Santa Catalina?

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .

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Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?

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Mollendo, Peru in Pictures

Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by .

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Description of the beach town, Mollendo, in southern Peru with over 70 pictures

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Gothic Bogota in Pictures

Posted on 16. Jul, 2014 by .

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Gothic Bogota in pictures. Sites include Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Lourdes, Central Cemetery of Bogota, and more.

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Miscellaneous Lima Pictures

Posted on 24. Jun, 2014 by .

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Over 100 new Lima pictures featuring Lince, Surco, Pueblo Libre, San Isidro, Parque de la Exposicion, and more.

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