Fernando Botero – Latin America’s most sought after artist

There are so many amazing artists in South America that this Blog wouldn’t be complete without a category dedicated to Latin Art & Culture.  I thought I would start with a short post about one of my personal favourites, Fernando Botero, who’s art I was first introduced to while travelling around central Colombia in 2003.  It was during this … More Fernando Botero – Latin America’s most sought after artist

Colombia: San Agustín – Park of the Stone Gods

400 km southwest of Bogotá, sheltered in a valley by the Magdalena river, Park San Agustin is home to ancient tombs, burial sights and over 500 interesting and bizarre stone figures of varying size.  They depict people, animals and creatures important to the beliefs of this mysterious civilization.  The Park is the largest group of religious monuments and … More Colombia: San Agustín – Park of the Stone Gods