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Tamales. So good they come gift-wrapped.

It’s a coin toss. As to whether tacos or tamales are Mexico’s favorite comfort food. Except at this time of year when Candelaria is approaching. At this time of year, tamales are the clear favorites. 1,603 more words

the best visit esperada in the year - la visita de Juli; Part 1.0

…exactly!!! Gracias a mi amiga de Goethe y amigas de Alemania fueron mis dias ultima fin semana inolvidable; mi amiga de Alemania (Juli*  – tu me extrañas!) hace un viaje en Latinoamérika y hizo una parada en Bogotá – fue una oportunidad maravillosa para visiarme; Yoopie my visitor is there: 469 more words


Since You Insist...

This is for all those who insist on saying “tamale.” ‘Tis the season, y’all. Whether you eat a tamal or a dozen tamales, enjoy!


It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Well, not exactly like a Christmas we normally think of in the US…

I must admit it is a bit strange that December is “summer” here in Costa Rica so it’s warm and sunny during Christmas.  857 more words

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Maiade loomismüüt: inimeste loomine maisist

Popol Vuh (maia rahva kitšede loomislugu) jutustab, kuidas jumalad proovisid kolm korda inimest luua. Esimene katse mätsiti valmis savisest porist, kuid need inimesed lagunesid kergesti ega osanud jumalaid austada. 921 more words

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Dia del Tamal

Today was simultaneously: The Festival of Cowboys, Dia del Tamal, and the Colombian futbol game.

Apparently, here in Ibague (capital of Tolima, a department in Colombia), they have festivals every other day, or some other inordinate frequency. 321 more words