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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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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: Usted Está Aquí y Ahora… Take The Leap!!! (Baños, Ecuador)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Here and Now - Puenting/Bungee in Baños, Ecuador

  (Click on the thumbnails below to view images in a gallery)     You are here and now…(Usted está aquí y ahora…) Inhale slow…(Inhala lentamente…) Close your eyes…(Cierra los ojos…) Take that leap!!! (¡¡¡Da un salto!!!)     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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Foto del Día: Sunset on the Colombian Caribbean (w Tessa Beligue)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Sunset Colombian Caribbean - Cartagena, Santa Marta, Costeño Beach

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”  – Mark Twain Just a quick quote and snap of my dear […]

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Foto del Día: Wake Up!!! Today Is The Day – Cuenca, Ecuador

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Arte Callejero Cuenca, Ecuador

  Wake Up — Today is the Day!!! EANTF.

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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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Helpful Ways to Learn New Spanish Vocabulary Words: Pocket Palabras

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“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.” – Lee Lacocca Pocket Palabras essentially refers to 2 items that I carry with me wherever I go. The first being a little notebook I carry in my back pocket, a practice that has become daily routine for the past 3 […]

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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 […]