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Mexico’s Call for Independence 209 Years Ago Posted by on Sep 12, 2019

In the early hours of September 16, 1810, in the town of Dolores in the state of Guanajuato, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla together with other revolutionary fighters, asked his people to take up arms and fight against the forces Nueva España or the Spanish colony in Mexico. Miguel Hidalgo gave the famous grito and rang the…

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Say hello to your little new friend! A self-introduction post Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Hello, Spanish learners! My name is Anais and I’m so happy to join the Spanish bloggers team and help you learn more about Latin American culture and the language we speak in this culturally rich part of the world. I was born and raised in Caracas, the noisy and vibrant capital city of Venezuela, a…

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Ups and Downs of a Year en español Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

Ups and Downs of a Year en español

As I wrote about last month, I’ve spent the last year in Latin America traveling around and attempting to learn Spanish. Those posts focused more on the countries I visited, what I did, and where I studied Spanish. You can read Part One about Mexico and Colombia, and then check out Part Two about Ecuador…

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One Year in Latin America (Part Two) Posted by on Feb 21, 2018

One Year in Latin America (Part Two)

Después de vivir en México y Colombia, viajamos a otros tres países. Esta es nuestra experiencia viajando por Ecuador, Peru y Chile. (After living in Mexico and Colombia, we traveled to three more countries. This is our experience traveling in Ecuador, Peru, and Chile.) Go back and read Part One if you missed it. Let’s…

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One Year in Latin America (Part One) Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

Hace un año, me mudé a México. En ese momento, no hablaba nada de español. Desde entonces, he viajado a cinco países de habla hispana. Esta es mi experiencia de un año en Latinoamérica. (One year ago, I moved to Mexico. At that time, I didn’t speak any Spanish. Since then, I have traveled in five Spanish-speaking countries. This…

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Spanish singers: Pablo Alboran´s new hit “Por fin” Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

¿Cuál es vuestro cantante favorito en español? Estoy segura de que si seguís el blog de Transparent Spanish, o soléis sintonizar alguna emisora española por internet, conoceréis a un chico malagueño que estos últimos años se ha hecho muy famoso: Pablo Alborán. Su nuevo disco, Terrain, se lanzará el próximo noviembre, pero el single actual…

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Reading Spanish news: unemployment. Posted by on Apr 25, 2013

Hoy estaba intentando elegir algún tema interesante para escribir mi post y compartir con vosotros. Estaba pensando en nuestro último Día del libro (una celebración que me encanta), o sobre oficios curiosos, como el de farero (hace poco conocí a uno, y fue muy interesante), pero tras leer las noticias, me encuentro con un ánimo…

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