Reblog: Latinx Heritage Month 2018, Part II: New & Upcoming Releases

Hispanic Heritage Month or Latin Heritage Month is recognised in the United States from September 15 through October 15.  During this month the importance of the Latino/Hispanic presence in North America is celebrated. One way to celebrate culture is through literature and Alicia @ A Kernel of Nonsense has created a list of new and upcoming releases […]

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Spanglish Sunday (3)

Happy Sunday. ¿Quieres reír? Do you want to laugh? ¿¿¿Sí??? Check out these Spanglish Sunday memes.  Hope you enjoy and maybe even learn a new word too!                 Check out my Hispani-centric Memes Pinterest Board for more jokes like these.   Have a great week ahead.

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Pablo Neruda’s In My Sky At Twilight

The passion of love, the passion of life are brilliantly evoked in Pablo Neruda’s poetry.  He wrote about love, the effects of being in love, the fire, the agony and the despair of love lost.  In life, he was married a few times.  Relationships with each wife seeming to have overlapped with previous relationships… He […]

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Reblog: Day Trip to Diverse Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

Again while bloghopping I was thrilled to come across gorgeous photos and a very interesting post by Image Earth Travel on Valparaíso. Just 120 km northwest of Chile’s capital, Santiago, is the major city, seaport, and educational center (home to 7 universities) of Valparaíso. It is the second largest metropolitan area in the country. Valparaíso has been […]

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Mexican Independence Day – September 16

Hidalgo and Mexican Independence

Mexican Independence Day celebrations begin at 11:00 p.m. on the night of September 15.  The sitting President of Mexico reenacts the Grito de Dolores from the balcony of the National Palace in Mexico City.  The President even rings the very same bell that was rung by Padre Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla as part of his […]

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2 Week Hiatus

Hi All, Thanks very much for following, commenting and liking over the past few months.   I have some comments to reply to from over the last week and will get to them soon… I promise! Unfortunately, things have been a bit hectic on my end.  There’s a stomach bug making its rounds through the family […]

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Spanish Lesson 10: Occupations and Nationalities | Worksheet included

Hola y bienvenidos a la clase de español. Hoy vamos a hablar de ocupaciones y nacionalidades.   Today we’ll talk about occupations and nationalities.   Nationalities and Discussing Nationality   This list includes Spain and the Latin American countries. List of Nationalities in Spanish Country Nationality – Male Nationality – Female Argentina Argentino Argentina Bolivia Boliviano Boliviana […]

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Reblog: In Pictures- A Lazy Novice’s Guide To Birding In Central America

While bloghopping I came across some gorgeous Central American birds.  Over at Home is a Feeling, Rachel has been posting about her Central American travels.  She also did a post about her adventures in bird watching and her advice on how to make the best of the experience.  Please do check out her post for […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings

Welcome back to Friday Canción!  Today’s weekend starting, foot tapping tune is one most should easily recognise… La canción de viernes: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings. Every time I hear this song it makes me happy and makes me want to dance.  I so wish I had better coordination! The song has both Samba and Flamenco elements […]

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