Category Archives: Latin America

Castro

Fidel Castro… It is interesting to note that in his first year in control of Cuba Castro actually had good relations with the United States.  He visited the USA and even had good things to say about Ricard Nixon.  Things … Continue reading

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I watched this instead of the Presidential “Debate” – San Miguel, MX

I have been assured by many this was a better use of time.                                          

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Puebla, Mexico

From 2013 Trip to Mexico. Puebla, Mexico Churches everywhere in this city.

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Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico

The ruins of the Zapotec temple complex Monte Albán located just outside the city of Oaxaca. Mexico 2013

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Begging with a gun in Oaxaca

From Mexico 2013: This guy was making me nervous begging for money in the central plaza of Oaxaca with a very realistic looking toy gun.  I thought it was real for the first few seconds when he stuck it in … Continue reading

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Oaxaca, Mexico – 2013

The historic city of Oaxaca, Mexico. About an 7 hour drive by bus from Mexico City.  I took this trip in December 2013.  It was a few years after some major protest in 2006.  You can see in my photos … Continue reading

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Oaxacan Chocolate Festival

From a night Chocolate Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico.  

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Mexico City at Dusk

Some Photos from 2013 after leaving a protest in Mexico City and walking back to my hotel for the night.

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Protest in Mexico City

From 2013 after I left Queretaro. I sort of stumbled onto this protest which turned out to be a rally against the partial opening up of the Mexican oil market and breaking of Pemex’s monopoly.  I wandered around and had … Continue reading

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2014 Latin America Trip Post Run Down

Just a overview of Blog Post from my 2014 trip to Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. San José, Costa Rica La Fortuna, Costa Rica Around Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica The Most Ridiculous Border Crossing: San Jose to Bocas del Toros … Continue reading

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Torre Colpatria – Bogota

I was impressed with the night light show of the Torre Colpatria Skyscraper in Bogota. See More:

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Bogota – September 2014 – part 2

More Photos of the street scenes of Bogota when I visited now one year ago. See More:

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Bogota – September 2014

Bogota from September, 2014 My first trip to South American, Colombia and Bogota.  The stop was mostly to say  I had put my feet on South American and I was already close by in Panama City so it was not … Continue reading

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Panama City

My last major city stop on the road south before a flight over the Darien Gap and on to a small taste of  South America in Bogota was Panama City.  It was a Journey getting there: 45 minute boat ride … Continue reading

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Bocas del Toro Town

The next update on my slow moving series on my now almost year old Central America Trip….  Bocas del Toro Town. I have never been to a Caribbean Town but the town of Bocas del Toro would be the closest.  … Continue reading

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