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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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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: 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: 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: 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: Eating “Big Ass’d Ants” (Hormigas Culonas) in Bogotá, Colombia (w/Drew)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Eating Hormigas Culonas in Bogotá, Colombia

  In Colombia exists what is a tasty treat to many — Hormigas Culonas or “Big Assed Ants” — that come from the Santander region and are eaten as a delicacy throughout the country. Around april of every year, these “treats” become available to eat with the arrival of the rainy season. They are caught, […]

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Foto del Día: Reading (En Español) Frees You in Cali, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Arte Callejero Inspiradpor de Cali, Colombia

  Reading (en español) Liberates You!!!

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Foto del Día: Visiting La Tumba de EL PATRÓN DEL MAL – Pablo Escobar en Medellín Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: The tombstone of Pablo Escobar, El Patron del Mal, Medellín, Colombia

  Inscripción de la Tumba del Patrón: “Cuando veas a un hombre bueno trata de imitarlo; cuando veas a un hombre malo examínate a ti mismo.” Inscription from the grave of Escobar: “When you see a good man try to imitate him; when you see a bad man take look at yourself.”    

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Foto del Día: Friday Portrait Series – El Trompista de Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Cartagena de Indias, Colombia y El Castillo de San Felipe

      I love shooting portraits. People always make for interesting and dynamic photos. This sequence was captured of a trumpet player who blew his horn for all of Cartagena to hear from up top El Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas– an enormous Spanish fortress originally built in the 1600’s to protect the famous […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]