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Aprendiendo con Carlos
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Throughout this series, Carlos explores different topics related to the history, culture, literature, and art of various parts of the Spanish speaking world.

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Aprendiendo con Carlos - América precolombina - Mitos y leyendas Muiscas

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Carlos introduces us to the Muiscas, one of the most developed Pre-Columbian civilizations to inhabit the Cundiboyacense plateau in the central part of present day Colombia.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - América precolombina - El Dorado

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Carlos describes for us the fascinating enthronement ceremony that gave rise to to the legend of "El Dorado" ["The Golden One"], a nickname which referred to the cacique, or king, of Colombia's Muisca people.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - América precolombina - El mito de Bachué

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Carlos explains the different roles myths have played historically and tells us the Muisca myth of Bachué, which explains the origin of Man.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - América precolombina - El mito de Bochica

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Carlos closes his series on pre-Columbian America by sharing with us the myth of Bochica, a God thought to be responsible for several natural phenomena.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - El microrrelato - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

In the first part of this series, Carlos introduces us to the characteristics of flash fiction, a literary genre distinguished by its succinctness and ability to capture the reader from the first word to the last.

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