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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 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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Foto del Día: Behold the Massive “Calavera” of the Great “Ballena Jorobada!!!” (Isla de Gorgona)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Humback Whale Skull Isla de Gorgona

  Humpback whale facts (Ballena Jorobada) en español!!! Alimentación: Peces pequeños y principalmente Krill Peso: 40 Toneladas Longitud:  Hasta 18 metros Peso y tamaño al nacer: 1,5 toneladas y 4,5 metros Longevidad:  60 años en promedio Reproducción: Un Ballenato cada 2 o 3 años Tiempo de gestación y de lactancia:  1 año   More on […]

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Foto del Día: Una Oda-Retrato a “La Paisa” Libeth en Medellín

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Travel Portrait Medellín Paisa

  He aquí querido visitante otra oda-retrato de mi muy bella y talentosa amiga-viajera-paisa, la Libeth, en el hostal “Palm Tree” en Medellín, Colombia… (Have here dear visitor another foto-portrait-ode to my very beautiful and talented friend-traveler-paisa, la Libeth, in the Palm Tree Hostal in Medellín).   EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Behold – El Escarabajo Hercules – Rhinoceros Beetles of the Ecuadorian Amazon!!!

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Escarabajo Hercules Mitad del Mundo Ecuador

  Behold — Just one of the many creatures that go bump in the night in the amazon rain forests of Ecuador — El Escarabajo Hercules: The largest of the Rhinoceros beetles (los escarabajos rinoceronte)  native to the rain forests of Ecuador, and other parts of Central and South America. These particular beetles were found […]

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Foto del Día: “If You Don’t Build Your Dreams… ” (Baños, Ecuador)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Build Your Dream Ecuador Travel Journal Spanish

  looking out, looking in, looking over — the great volcano “Tungurahua” (translates in kichwa: “Throat of Fire”) and the city of Baños de Agua Santa, which rests below… “If you don’t build your dreams… (Si tú no construyes tus propios sueños…) Someone will hire you to build theirs…” (Alguien te va a contratar a ti […]

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Foto del Día: Todo es Luz y Amor – Everything is Light and Love!!! (Caribbean Coast, Colombia)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Lights and Love Parque Tayrona Colombia Caribe

Everything is light and love (and slow shutter speeds) on the caribbean coast of Colombia…   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: “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: 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!

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 […]