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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

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: 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: Excuse Me While I Kiss The Sky – Parapente en San Gil, Colombia

Latin America Travel Photography by Jamie Killen: El Cañon de Chicamocha, Colombia

  Here are some snaps from my first ever trip to Colombia way back in 2010. I remember hearing tale among other travelers of an extreme sports paradise ’round Santander, Colombia, and that it was based out of a small city called San Gil. There you could go hiking, white water rafting, cave exploring and even […]

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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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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 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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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

Dímelo Caminando - TellittomeWalking.com - Learn Spanish - Travel Latin America - Explore New Worlds

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 […]