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Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Let's continue to examine the context in which Pablo Escobar began to rise to unparalleled power and the way in which Colombian society initially condoned this provincial man who was beginning to amass a drug trafficking fortune.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Experts on Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar [The Times of Pablo Escobar] tell about the formation of the infamous "Muerte a Secuestradores" [Death to Kidnappers], or MAS, a Colombian paramilitary group formed in the eighties with the goal of combatting kidnapping as well as furthering the interests of their supporters: Colombian drug cartels, politicians, U.S. corporations, and wealthy landowners.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Renowned journalists and even one of the nation's ex-Presidents weigh in on what the atmosphere was like in Colombia during the times in which the cartels began to acquire massive power.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

What was Colombia like before Pablo Escobar burst onto the scene? Find out in the introduction to this documentary in which key figures from the era reveal details about one of the country's darkest historical chapters.

Lida en Colombia - Parapente

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Argentina, Colombia

Through several interviews with lovers of this exhilarating sport, Lida shows us what paragliding over Colombia's Valle del Cauca entails.

Días festivos - La Tamborrada de San Sebastián View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Guided by Fermin, we immerse ourselves in San Sebastian's biggest and most lively celebration: the Tamborrada [Drum Parade], learning about its origins and how this twenty-four-hour party is celebrated.

El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela - El cuatro View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

Do you know what a cuatro sounds like? This is your opportunity to get to know this typical Venezuelan instrument, a beautiful, little four-stringed guitar.

Días festivos - La diablada pillareña - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Luis Moya, one of the Pillaro "devils" during the famed "Pillaro Dance of the Devils" celebration, gives us some insight into the significance behind some of its most important characters.

Días festivos - La diablada pillareña - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Cristina talks to us about the "Diablada Pillareña" [Pillaro Dance of the Devils], a popular annual celebration in Pillaro, Ecuador that has been deemed Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

Amaya - Teatro romano View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Amaya, her dog, Lucas, and her friend, Montse, speak to us from in front of the Roman Theater, the most important monument built by the Roman Empire in Malaga, Spain during the first century.

En Barcelona con Elvira - 4 Gats View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Barcelona's well-known Els Quatre Gats bar in Barcelona served as a nineteenth century meeting point for artists. Our hostess, Elvira, meets us in front, sharing with us some fascinating facts about its founders, famous clientele, and the origin of its name.

En Barcelona con Elvira - Catedral y Portal de l'Àngel View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Let's tour Barcelona with Elvira, who'll take us to some of the city's historic sites, such as the ancient Cathedral of Barcelona and the famous street, Portal de l'Angel.

Imbabura - Finca de azúcar morena View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Ecuador

Modesto Nicolas Gomez Burgos shows us how organic brown sugar is produced at the Santa Barbara factory located in Imbabura, Ecuador.

Otavalo - Sismos: preparación y respuesta View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Fabricio Sandoval, a fire captain in Otavalo, Ecuador, teaches us how to prepare ourselves for an earthquake, including which items to include in our backpacks.

Saraguro - Tienda "Colors"

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Ecuador

Manuel Quispe, owner of the indigenous clothing shop, Colors, in Saraguro, Ecuador, explains to us about some of the items they sell, particularly their handcrafted traditional necklaces.

Santuario para burros - Voluntarios View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Amaya, a volunteer at the Donkey Sanctuary, tells us what her experience has been like thus far as well as what the volunteers do daily to care for these charming animals.

Santuario para burros - Dieta de los burros View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Rosa teaches Amaya, the new volunteer at the shelter, about the diet that the older donkeys require and also a trick for giving them their medicine.

Bogotá - Chorro de Quevedo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Located in the popular La Candelaria neighborhood, the Chorro de Quevedo Plaza is one of Bogota, Colombia's most renowned tourist attractions and according to one theory, the site of the founding of the city itself. Tourists and locals alike flock there for both its historic and current significance, many hoping to try the famous "chicha," an indigenous fermented corn drink.

Santuario para burros - Cuidados de los burros View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Rosa explains to Amaya several tips related to the diet, medicine and special treatments required by some of the donkeys at the shelter.

Santuario para burros - Tienda solidaria View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Rosa teaches Amaya, a new volunteer at the Donkey Shelter, how to manage the charity shop where tourists buy souvenirs during their visits.

Rosa - Reciclar View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

Rosa teaches us how to recycle by choosing the correct container for each type of waste.

Rosa - Reducir y reutilizar View Series

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Spain

In order to help to protect our environment, Rosa Chaparro gives us some useful advice regarding "the three r's": reduce, reuse and recycle.

Rosa - Laguna Fuente de Piedra View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

From the captivating Fuente de Piedra lagoon in Spain, Rosa tells us about the history of the location as well as some interesting facts about the flamingos who inhabit it.

Rosa - Fuente de Piedra View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

Rosa tells us an interesting legend and historical facts about Fuente de Piedra, a fascinating town in the province of Malaga, Spain.

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