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They Called Her La Lupe

Hola mi Gente,

I don’t know how I missed it, but apparently Brooklyn-born actress Lauren Vélez (of Dexter and NY Undercover fame) has spearheaded a… 1,166 more words

#musicamondays #MUSICMONDAYS (4)

Welcome to the 4th installation of #musicamondays & #MUSICMONDAYS, which features music from around the world. Each song is selected to start your week off with a new energy and new country(ies) to explore! 9 more words


Turning 21, being laughed at by locals, and Ronaldo's abs

It’s been a busy few weeks here!

Let’s start off with 14th February. I spent Valentine’s Day with Social Erasmus giving out free hugs in central Madrid, because singletons need love too, and maybe strangers are our best bet. 845 more words

Year Abroad

Mongo Santamaría - Watermelon Man (Columbia)

Born in Havana, Cuba, Mongo Santamaría is remembered as a major figure in the history of Latin music. A rumba quinto master and a percussionist he played with other legends such as… 76 more words


Monday Evening. 9/29

The week starts off with a cover of the Sam Cooke song “Bring it on home to me.”

Many covers of this song exist, but the cover by Cuban singer La Lupe struck me as one of the most unique versions out there. 34 more words