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Archive for November, 2010

Esperanto Hospitality Network – Pasporta Servo Posted by on Nov 29, 2010

Want to travel the world, but don’t have much money? Would you rather get to know the locals instead of staying in a hotel? Enter Pasporta Servo (PS), a hospitality network with 1450 hosts in 91 countries. The only requirement: speak Esperanto. I used PS while I was travelling through 14 countries in Europe for…

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Signing up for an Esperanto conference… in Esperanto! (Part 2 of 2) Posted by on Nov 22, 2010

In my last blog post, I started to explain how to sign up for an Esperanto conference such as determining how long to stay and where.  Now, where were we… how about food? Do you want to cook your own meals?  Most people like to not worry about meals and just join everyone in the…

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Signing up for an Esperanto conference… in Esperanto! (Part 1 of 2) Posted by on Nov 21, 2010

Ok, so after my last blog post, you’ve decided you want to sign up for an Esperanto conference, great!  But you looked at the website and saw aliĝilo, kotiztabelo, memzorgantejo and landkategorio.  Ok, you may understand those words, but what do they mean in context?  Well, Transparent Language to the rescue!  To sign up, you’ll…

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Celebrate the New Year, Esperanto style! Posted by on Nov 20, 2010

There is a long tradition of Esperanto New Years meetings in Germany since 1957 with the international youth meeting, Internacia Seminario (IS). After 20 years, some “older people” remembered the IS and wanted to relive the experience and started the Internacia Festivalo (IF) for families, older people and their children. In 2002, the IF started…

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Interview with director of Conlang: The Movie Posted by on Nov 19, 2010

The director of Conlang, Marta Masferrer, speaks about her latest film and the role Esperanto plays there! What’s the film about? CONLANG tells the story of Carl Tedesco, a 26 year-old unemployed conlang enthusiast who holds constructed language club meetings in the basement of his grandmother’s house. Even though Carl has no trouble creating a new language…

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Chuck Smith – a new Esperanto blogger at Transparent Language Posted by on Nov 18, 2010

Welcome back to the Esperanto blog at Transparent Language!  I’m a new blogger here, so I’d like to quickly introduce myself.  I’m Chuck Smith, originally from the United States, but now living in Berlin, Germany.  To give you a taste of what you’ll be seeing from this blog, I started learning Esperanto in February 2001…

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