Back to the Sacred mountain

“My chest is a morning glory, “My song a porous rock, “My soul, a dandelion “The wind tears and blows away.” The Chinelos danced to the Sacred Mountain. The Dragonfly called the Deer She prayed to the Corn God. The Owl opened the door. The Corn was born. The flute player called the budgerigar My…

The Dragon and the Snake God

Snakes can be deadly. From cobras to rattlesnakes, poisonous snakes kill approximately 90, 000 people a year across the world. Such powerful animals were made into Gods in many cultures. Buddha slept under the protection of the seven-headed Naga God. Naga is a cobra (also referred to as Naja), who, in its divine form, has…

Art is in the street. Bogotá

Bogotá, as many a major city in the South can boast of remarkable Street art. Here are a few shots, taken last week. Above photo (c)ourtesy my niece, Diana Catalina. “On your marks!” Photography rule number 13: “Never take a picture from a car”. Much less while it is driving. Rule number 14: “Rules are…