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How To Talk Like A Mexican: Part Two

This is the fourth of a series of three posts on the vocabulary of the three countries I visited in Latin America: Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico. I collected expressions from friends and from conversations around me. Most of the three vocabularies are in Spanish, but they also include words in Quichua, Nahuatl, and Czech, among … Continue reading How To Talk Like A Mexican: Part Two

How To Talk Like A Mexican: Part One

This is the third of a series of three posts on the vocabulary of the three countries I visited in Latin America: Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico. I collected expressions from friends and from conversations around me. Most of the three vocabularies are in Spanish, but they also include words in Quichua, Nahuatl, and Czech, among … Continue reading How To Talk Like A Mexican: Part One

How To Talk Like A Colombian

This is the second of a series of three posts on the vocabulary of the three countries I visited in Latin America: Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico. I collected expressions from friends and from conversations around me. Most of the three vocabularies are in Spanish, but include Quichua, Nahuatl, and Czech, among others. Language is a fascinating … Continue reading How To Talk Like A Colombian

How To Talk Like An Ecuadorian

This is the first of a series of three posts on the vocabulary of the three countries I visited in Latin America: Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico. I collected expressions from friends and from conversations around me. Most of the three vocabularies are in Spanish, but include Quichua, Nahuatl, and Czech, among others. Language is a fascinating … Continue reading How To Talk Like An Ecuadorian

Edinburgh is for life, not just for August

How do you love Edinburgh? I love it like this: in its past and its present glory, in fair weather and in foul. The city stands frozen in time by bleak winds that through countless winters have stripped it to its bare bones; yet even in nakedness Edinburgh retains its dignity. Discover the exposed Samson's … Continue reading Edinburgh is for life, not just for August

Don’t Worry About Me/Sabor A Mi

I touched down on Tuesday afternoon. Through the haze of glass and jet-lag, to my right I could see my first views of the United Kingdom in 2016. There were busses and grey skies, Stand on the left and Left baggage. With the familiar was juxtaposed the strange, or strangely familiar. Why was everyone so pale, … Continue reading Don’t Worry About Me/Sabor A Mi

Mexico No.8 – Una guia para Guanajuato (en progreso)

Por la primera:¡gracias por leer mi blog! Me da mucho feliz que alguien esta interesado en lo que hago en mis dias viajando por Mexico. He hecho tantos amigos aqui en Mexico, personas generosas y amables y calidos, y quiero agradecerlos por sus amistades durante las ultimas cuatros meses. Este entrada, entonces, es mi manera … Continue reading Mexico No.8 – Una guia para Guanajuato (en progreso)

Mexico No.7 – A return to writing/Volver a escribir

The following post will be rather full of errors, at least for the first half. Espero que ellos que leyan me perdonen por mis errores en espanol. For English speakers, please scroll down!Ahorita estoy frente de la computador, escribiendo, en un cafe de internet aqui en San Miguel de Allende. A traves de la puerta … Continue reading Mexico No.7 – A return to writing/Volver a escribir