Che & Guerrillero Heroico

I will bet you have seen this portrait image of Che somewhere before. Entitled Guerrillero Heroico (Heroic Guerrilla Fighter), this now iconic photograph of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara was taken by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda in 1960. The Maryland Institute of Art called it "the most famous photograph in the world and a symbol of the … Continue reading Che & Guerrillero Heroico

Fiesta: Virgin of Guadalupe

Last night I waited with my friend in a crowd of hundreds for the fireworks to begin. It was the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, and now after 3 days of cansados (street parades), blessings, food and gatherings, we were finally going to see the piece de resistance: a Castillo (firework castle) set alight. … Continue reading Fiesta: Virgin of Guadalupe