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

Turmequé Indigenous Roots Colombia's National Sport - El Tejo - Dímelo Caminando Spanish Language Learning Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome back mis queridos oyentes new and old to Dímelo Caminando! I’m your host, Jamie Killen, and this is the podcast dedicated to Spanish language learning, latin america travel, culture, and on-the-ground education. In today’s episode of Dímelo Caminando, we travel to the city of Turmequé in the Boyacá […]

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

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download VIAJAR ES REGRESAR By Gabriel García Márquez (translated by me, Jamie Killen) Music by Nosaj Thing — Aquarium. Viajar es marcharse de casa  (To travel is to leave home) es dejar los amigos  (It’s to part from friends) es intentar volar  (It’s to attempt to fly)  volar conociendo […]

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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 escribir otra tarjeta postal desde La Gran Manzana – New York City!!! (Nueba Yoooooooool!!!) Lo primero es que me toca decirles perdón por no haber podido cumplir con lo que les había prometido en mi […]

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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 you today with good news: Despite a few minor set backs and technical problemitas I’ve been encountering, starting in one week you will all be able to find new episodes of Dímelo Caminando, and new […]

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Plan de Acción 2013: Lookin’ Up and Out (and Back) on Travel, Learning and Life

Looking up and out and back on key moments while learning spanish, traveling, and photographing South America (Ecuador and Colombia) in 2012

“If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to build theirs.” — Tony Gaskins “If you’re going to try, go all the way, there is no other feeling like that. / you will be alone with the gods / and the nights will flame with fire…. you will ride life straight to / perfect […]

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Why I Travel (Part 3): ¡A Huevo! Mexicano Dishwashers

The Tellittomewalking.com Why I Travel Series attempts to trace the origins of Author Jamie Killen's own wanderlust. and somehow shed light on the reasons why he finds himself in Ecuador

“Who’s more indispensable during the Saturday night dinner rush: the French chef or the Mexican dishwasher?” “The dishwasher. We can make it through the night without the chef. If the dishwasher doesn’t show up, we’re doomed. “  – Anthony Bourdain. “The limits of my language are the limits of my universe” – Austrian Philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein […]

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Dímelo Caminando 003: Un Tour Por La Plaza de Bolívar (con Diana la Bogotana)

Come and take a tour en español colombiano through la plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá Colombia with the Dímelo Caminando Spanish Audio Language Learning Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRight click here to download the conversation transcript for session 003 Dímelo Caminando In this session of the Dímelo Caminando Podcast we find ourselves in the epicenter of la Ciudad 2600 metros más cerca de las estrellas — Bogotá — specifically in La Plaza de Bolívar, la plaza mayor, […]

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Hip Hop for Spanish Language Learners EXPLAINED: Calle, Cuerpo y Patrimonio en Bogotá, Colombia

Hip Hop lives in Bogotá, Colombia. Learn Colombian Spanish and hip hop terminology with the Calle, Cuerpo Patrimonio Exhibit and TellittomeWalking.com travel'/language blog

It came to some in the form of a beat, a rhythm, a rhyme. It came to others in the form of a dance move, bubble letters blasted on colonial walls, or movies like Flashdance and Beat Street. It came to me in the form of the Wu-Tang Clan (but’s that’s another story). Hip Hop. […]

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Why I Travel (Part 1): Postcards from Grandma-MA

Inspiration for why I travel, why we travel, why I started tellittomewalking.com and the dímelocaminando spanish audio language learning podcast

Blizzard in the suburbs  The mailman And the poet walking. -Jack Kerouac, Book of Haikus I never really knew my grandmother. I mean, I know of her, what my mama tells me of her, but to tell you the truth, I can count on one hand how many times we ever spent time together. And […]

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Dímelo Caminando 001: Hábleme en el Español de Bogotá (con Santiago)

learn the spanish of Bogotá, Colombia with the Dímelo Caminando Travel and Spanish Language Language Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRight click here to download the transcript for session 001 Dímelo Caminando ¡¿Quiubo Pues, cómo les ha ido!? I’d like to welcome you back (or if it’s your first time here — straight up bienvenido!!!) to TellittomeWalking.com. I must say I’m oh so pleased to bring to you the […]

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

Turmequé Indigenous Roots Colombia's National Sport - El Tejo - Dímelo Caminando Spanish Language Learning Podcast

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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