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Carlos Fuentes

Author, statesman and scholar Carlos Fuentes has defined the cultural, emotional and hereditary identity of an entire continent. He is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest literary and political figures of the Spanish-speaking world. Fuentes novels, including The New … Continue reading

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Was Picasso Inspired By Chavin Culture?

WALKING IN PERU’S HIGHLANDS alone without a passport or money can itself be a forbidden adventure. And if you know little or no Spanish it could be the worst situation you can get yourself in. But such is the bond … Continue reading

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What does the color green represent in the hispanic or spanish culture?

I’m writing an essay on symbolism in The House of Bernarda Alba by Lorca and I was wondering what green represented in either the Hispanic or Spanish culture? I’d really like a link to a credible source but I’ll take … Continue reading

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Learn Spanish (Greeting + Introduction) – Lerne Spanisch (Begrüßung) – Aprende Español

Spanish Course – For more information please visit http://www.linguatv.com Learn how to greet someone and introduce yourself in Spanish. Join Patricia and Alejandro and discover the fascinating Spanish language at LinguaTV.com. Learn Spanish from native speakers in an easy and … Continue reading

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The History, Culture

Brief History Of Cornwall & Devon The first remains of a basic society in Cornwall dates back to 4500 BC – primative stone tools have been found from this era indicating the existence of a settlement (in a town called … Continue reading

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Josh Santana habla sobre su nuevo album y su concepto Fil-Hispano (Filipino-Español)

“Josh Santana Speaks About His Album And Its Fil-Hispano Concept” Josh admits that he speaks only conversational spanish. He learned this from his grandparents and other relatives but never got the chance to nurture it beyond the walls of their … Continue reading

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A Spanish Beer Mug

I’ve really enjoyed the festive break. Unlike the majority of my contemporaries, I resisted the temptation to get drunk every night; on Christmas Day, I collapsed at lunchtime. Frank Lampard is also a fan of the occasional swift one. A … Continue reading

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Interview with a Pickpocket at the Running of the Bulls Festival in Pamplona

I’m amazed at how few travel programs mention anything about safety when traveling. It’s in all the guide books but somehow it’s never mentioned in travel films. During the Running of the Bulls festival we wanted to find out about … Continue reading

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Toledo, Spain: Highlights of Castile

Toledo is so well-preserved and packed with cultural wonder that the entire city has been declared a national monument. It’s an ideal place to savor the delights of Spain: cultural, historic and tasty. For more information on the Rick Steves’ … Continue reading

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The Spanish Of Argentina: El Castellano Del Río De La Plata

First, I’d like to clear up a common misconception: “Castellano” and “español” are two words for the same thing – and both words mean Spanish. If someone asks you, “¿Hablás castellano?” they want to know if you speak Spanish, not … Continue reading

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