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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: 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, recited by my 5th grade elementary school class, on his official day of remembrance:  “In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue.  He had three ships and left from Spain; He sailed through sunshine, […]

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Foto del Día: YOU ARE… My Favorite Flavor of “Helado!!!”

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Eres Todo mi mundo Love Street Art Quito Ecuador Travel

  You are… (Tú eres…)   My favorite flavor of ice cream… (Mi sabor de helado favorito)   You are…(Tú eres…)   My whole world… (Todo mi mundo…)   EANTF.

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Foto del Día: I Just Want To Live… (Street Poemas – Quito, Ecuador)

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: I just want to live and travel Quito Ecuador Street Art

  Solo quiero vivir… (I just want to live…) Quiero vivir mucho para amarte siempre… (I want to live long to love you forever…) ¿Amaste a alguien hoy? (Did you love someone today?)     EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Experiments in Fotografía Callejera at “Latitud 0” – Quito, Ecuador

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Fotografía Callejera Quito

  The results of a ‘lil experimenting with fotografía callejera (street photography) at “latitud 0” — pursuing honest shots of vendedores ambulantes (traveling merchants) ’round the city center of Quito, Ecuador.   EANTF.

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Foto del Día: Friday Portrait Series – “Los Guaguas” Jugando y El Breaker Miguel Bailando – Quito, Ecuador

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: El Miguel Iwias Crew Break Dance - Centro Historico - Quito, Ecuador

  Children almost always provide amazing portrait opportunities. They never hold anything back — I don’t think they know how to! — which can usually result in some real honest and authentic expression in photos. One fine september day of last year I happened to stumble upon hip hop festival called “Alfaro Vive,” a most […]

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Foto del Día: Enfrentamiento Hecho Cuernazo en La Plaza de Toros – Quito, Ecuador

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: Quito, Ecuador

    Ooooooooooo — Que Dolor!!! Just looking at the way el Torero has fallen — directly onto his neck and head — brings me thoughts of great pain and anguish. I guess that’s what he gets for challenging a beast of beasts – El Gran Toro — to “una corrida” or bullfight. And this […]

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TITMW.com Presents…Una Oda al Nach Scratch Mixtape

In honor of Nach Scratch performing in Quito, Ecuador for the first time in 2 days -- I've compiled a Mixtape of some of his best tracks for all of you to enjoy...

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In honor of my favorite, I say, favorite Spanish language rapero, Nach Scratch,  performing in Quito, Ecuador in 2 days — for the first time ever at latitud 0 —  I’ve put together a mixtape composed with some of my favorite cuts, rimas and ritmos for all of […]

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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 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 […]