True Bloom, The Colors andTradition of Antioqua

February 3.

After breakfast, we head to the airport. I’ve noticed that airports aren’t that much fun, even when things go pretty well. Very short line to check in at the Bogotá airport. We’ve been tipped off by Federico which door to enter which saves us a potentially very long walk. Short line for baggage […]


February 2.  

After breakfast, we head out with Federico Ruiz, one of Bogotá’s best and most accomplished art dealers. Federico comes by being an art dealer honestly. His father is a painter, his younger brother, Felipe, 35, a sculptor of considerable note in Colombia, his aunt a painter and his uncle another art dealer. […]

Exploring the Roots of la Capital Columbiana

February 1. Bogota, the capital of Colombia, is one of the 25 largest cities in the world, with a population of some 11 million in the metro area. Founded in 1538, Bogota boasts the third highest altitude of any big city in South America, 8800 feet, and the average temperature is around 58 degrees Fahrenheit.



January 30, 2020

We are off to Colombia tomorrow, so here’s the post in which you learn more about the country than you would ever want to know.

Colombia, with a population of approximately 47 million and a size about twice that of France, is the only country in South America with coastlines on both […]

Arriving in Bogotá, and Brian

January 31, 2020

Well, we’re on our way to Colombia. Carol decided that she needed to make the trip a bit more challenging, so a little over a week ago, she fell on the ice and broke her wrist.. (Note her snappy blue cast.)

The flight from Chicago to Bogotá was quite easy. We flew […]