Archive | August, 2013

Foto del Día: Una Oda al CouchSurfing.org Bogotá!!!

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Couchsurfing.org Bogotá Travel

  Foto-homenaje-Oda to all my good peoples of the Couchsurfing.org Bogotá traveler’s group — el parche más bacán de todos!!! — se les quiere demasiado… EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Friday Portrait Series – Exploring the Dungeons of “El Castillo de San Felipe” in Cartagena (w/Alanna)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Portraits and Retratos in El Castillo de San Felipe, Cartagena, Colombia

    Subterranean portraits of my friend/traveler/fellow Brooklynite, Alanna, with whom I dug deep into the dungeons and underground passage ways of the mighty “Castillo de San Felipe” of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia for the first time in 2010. EANTF.

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Foto del Día: What Do You Get When You Cross a “Prepago” with Colombia’s Most Famous Drug Lord??? (Medellín, Colombia)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Medellín Grafitti meets Pablo Escobar and High Class Call Girls.

  Chiste del Día: Pregunta: What do you get when you cross a “prepago” (Literally means: “Prepay or advance payment” but is used in Colombian spanish to refer to a “lady of the night”) with Colombia’s most notorious drug lord? Respuesta: A Pre-Pablo!   EANTF…

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Foto del Día: “Perro Come Perro” On The Historic Streets of Cartagena, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Street scenes, Perros Callejeros Cartagena, Colombia

  In which I follow a fur-covered friend (Simón – named after El Gran Libertador) as he wanders around the historic center streets of Cartagena de indias, Colombia getting into dog adventures… EANTF.  

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Foto del Día: Una Oda al “Llapingacho” – Traditional Cuisine from the Ecuadorian Highlands

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Comidas Tipicas Ecuador Traditional Cuisine

Just a little Photo-Ode to probably what is one of the greatest “comidas típicas” (traditional foods) of the Americas, namely the highland regions of Ecuador — “El llapingacho:” Fried mashed potato pancakes stuffed with cheese (Se me hace agua la boca!!! It makes my mouth water!!!) A typical plate of Llapingacho is usually served with: Chorizo […]

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Foto del Día: Origins of “El Dorado” – Ancient Artworks and Pre-Hispanic Gold at El Museo del Oro (Bogotá, Colombia)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: El museo del Oro and prehispanic gold Bogota

  Word around the campfire is that the legend of “El Dorado,” what was believed by many conquistadores and explorers to be a lost city and vast kingdom of GOLD in the “New World” — has its origins in what is now modern day Colombia. Legend has it (depicted in the second photo above) that when the […]

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Foto del Día: 2600 Meters Closer To The Stars (w/Elsa) in Bogotá, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Bogota, Monserrate, Altiplano Cundinaboyacense

  La Gran e Inmensa Ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia –  seen from los Altos de Monserrate – 2600 metros más cerca de las estrellas — with my lovely amiga-parcerita-franco-española, la Elsa…   EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Get It While It’s Hot – Guinea Pig a la Plancha!!! (Baños, Ecuador)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Cuy a la plancha Baños Ecuador

  What you see there on that “plancha” or “parilla” (grill)  is called “Cuy,” also known as Guinea Pig. For those living in the U.S. of A, these images might be a little hard to accept, as we like to keep cuy as pets — Not Eat Them!!! However, in the Andean regions of Ecuador, […]

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Foto del Día: Vigilando La Ciudad de Cali, Colombia – El Monumento Cristo Rey

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Cristo Rey Cali, Colombia

  Similar to the “Cristo Redentor” of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, “El Monumento Cristo Rey” of Colombia looks over (vigilar) the city of Santiago de Cali with open arms…   EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Araña Monstruosa, Por Favor, ¡No Me Piques! — El Parque Nacional de Tayrona, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Parque Tayrona Wildlife

  Hiking towards “El Pueblito” of  El Parque Nacional de Tayrona (Just go. Go Now. ¡Vayase Ya!) along the Colombian caribbean, I happened upon this massive araña (spider), which, fortunately for me, was just about to begin eating its evening meal of polilla (mmmm…moth). EANTF

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Dímelo Caminando 005: Exploring the Roots of Colombia’s National Sport: ¡El TEJO!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome back mis queridos oyentes new and old to Dímelo Caminando! I’m your host, […]

Dímelo Caminando 004: VIAJAR ES REGRESAR – TO TRAVEL IS TO RETURN

Learn Colombia Spanish Slang Audio podcast Culture Latin America Travel Dímelo Caminando

Podcast: Play in new window | Download VIAJAR ES REGRESAR By Gabriel García Márquez (translated by me, Jamie Killen) Music […]

TITMW.com Presents…The Sounds and Rhythms of Colombia Mixtape Vol. III

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHere you have yet another installment of our mixtape series dedicated to the sounds […]

Dímelo Caminando Podcast Update: Todavía Vamos Por Buen Camino – Just A Little Slower Than Expected – Y Un Favorcito…

Tarjeta Postal Learn Latin America Spanish Podcast Dímelo Caminando

  Queridos amigos y amigas de El Dímelo Caminando Podcast, ¡¿Cómo me les va?! Espero todo chévere. Les vuelvo a […]

Dímelo Caminando Podcast Update: VAMOS POR BUEN CAMINO — New Episodes Coming in One Week!!!

Learn authentic latin america spanish with the Dimelo Caminando Podcast of Tellittomewalking.com

  Queridos amigos y amigas de TellittomeWalking.com y El Dímelo Caminando Podcast, ¿!Qué Más?!? ¿Cómo les ha ido? I write […]

Foto del Día: En Contra de El Cristóbal Colón – Perspectives from Ecuadorian Street Art

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Anti-Christopher Columbus Graffiti Quito Ecuador

  My first introduction to the great Italian Sea Captain, Christopher Columbus (a.k.a Cristóbal Colón), began with the following poem, […]

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