August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

What is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples? It’s a day to celebrate, promote and protect the rights of Indigenous People’s around the world. August 9 was chosen as it was on that day in 1982 a United Nations Working Group first met to discuss the situation of Indigenous Peoples. In keeping with UNESCO’s […]

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Laugh Out Loud Spanish Expressions. Learn them to show off your fluency!

25 hilarious spanish expressions

How can you not know a potato about these expressions? Well, I don’t suggest you go and throw the house through the window now to learn all about Spanish.  And put in your batteries so you don’t end up eating flies! No, I’m not going crazy here at Over The Andes, I promise! I’m just […]

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Spanish Lesson 26: (Travel) Clearing Customs

Hola mis alumnos, bienvenidos a la clase de español. Today you’re going to learn key words and phrases to use when clearing customs in the airport.  This vocabulary will be useful for your next trip to a Spanish-speaking country!  If you need a refresher, click over and review our previous lesson on At the Airport […]

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Connecting Through Cultural Diversity Awareness

I haven’t been posting on Over The Andes as often as I normally do because I’ve been working on some exciting projects.  One of those projects was a guest post for DaliTalks.  I featured Dali’s anti-bullying and diversity awareness blog a while ago, you can check out that post here. Dali and I ‘met’ while […]

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Review of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Meet New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende’s most enchanting creation, Eva Luna: a lover, a writer, a revolutionary, and above all a storyteller. Eva Luna is the daughter of a professor’s assistant and a snake-bitten gardener—born poor, orphaned at an early age, and working as a servant. Eva is a naturally gifted and imaginative storyteller who […]

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Spanglish Sunday 15

Hola, How’s your weekend been so far?   I have some Spanglish memes to make you smile.  I may have had tacos on my mind….           Have a great week!   Check out my Hispani-centric Memes Pinterest Board for more jokes like these and the links to the ones above.

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