Culture

Cultural experiences making life oh so rich!

  • El Crator- The Underground Volcano

    Pululahua Crater The underground volcano outside of Quito On our visit to Ecuador’s capital, we ventured outside of Quito about…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Oswaldo Guayasamin-Oppression, War & Human Suffering

    A Conviction of Conscience Some Say Indigenous Expressionism – I Say Haunting Impressions Oswaldo Guayasamin Hands down, the highlight of…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • San Cipriano – Contrasting Realities

    The Experience Our experience in San Cipriano was one of the highlights of our travels through Colombia. However there is…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Museo El Castillo – A Tragic Story

    The Castle One afternoon in Medellin, we were strolling through the outskirts of the El Poblado neighborhood, we stumbled upon…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Big, big, bigger Botero

    Fernando Botero Here’s a little post I wrote on Botero. My mom was behind on the posts, so I offered to…

    by Miro Sevin Siegel
  • Whimsical, Wacky Public Art of Manizales, Colombia

    We love Public Art!!! Culture, expressed through public art, gives us a taste of the collective personality of a city. And…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Butterflies & Flowers: These are a few of my favorite things

    Botanical Gardens in Medellin Miro and I spent the day at the Botanical Garden in Medellin. The gardens are almost 40…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Bathing in Mud, Oink-Oink Style

    (A version of this article was featured as a guest post on the CheapoAir blog ) Volcan el Lodo del…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Nobody Expected the Spanish Inquisition in Colombia

    Or did they? …because sadly, they seemed quite prepared. Miro and I stumbled into the museum commemorating the history of…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Podcast Episode #14 – Swashbuckling Tales of Carnage, Adventure & Love!

    In Episode #14, Lainie & Miro speak with adventurer Paul, who was inspired to build a boat  to visit the…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • I met the Guatemalan Picasso.

    According to many Guatemalans, he’s a national treasure. But he’s not well known outside of Guatemala and I can’t figure…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Art Bienal map

    Guatemala City, Art & Capitalism?

    Flirting with Guatemala City has it's rules and being safe is one consideration. The capital has one of the highest…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Purple Hoods, Sawdust Soldiers & Roman Carpets

    Semana Santa I experienced it. Purple hoods, sawdust soldiers, roman carpets and all. Initially it did not make sense to…

    by Lainie Liberti