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Aprendiendo con Carlos - América precolombina - Mitos y leyendas Muiscas View Series

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 View Series

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 View Series

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 View Series

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.

Burgos - La princesa noruega View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Noruego means “Norwegian,” hence a princesa noruega is a “Norwegian princess.” One arrived in Burgos, Spain on Christmas Eve, in the year 1257. She was to wed Prince Felipe, brother of King Alfonso X of Castile. Marry they did, but Cristina de Noruega fell ill and died at only twenty eight years old.

Club de las ideas - Mezquita Catedral de Córdoba View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Spain Andalusia

The Ideas Club explores the Great Mosque of Cordoba in Cordoba, Spain, one of the world's most significant examples of Muslim architecture and declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Europa Abierta - Galileo vs. GPS View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Spain

"Europea Abierta" informs us about the European space program as well as its 2011 award for journalistic excellence.

Marisa en Madrid - Parque de El Retiro View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Our tour guide, Marisa, takes us to the famous Retiro Park- the Central Park of Madrid, Spain.

Marisa en Madrid - Monumentos de Madrid View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Spain

Marisa gives us a tour of Madrid, Spain's most historic and touristic monuments.

Mérida y sus alrededores - Ciudad de Mérida View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Mexico Venezuela

Claudia explains to us a bit about the architecture and history of the Mexican city of Merida on the Yucatan Peninsula.

Otavalo, Ecuador - El mercado de artesanías de Otavalo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador

Natalia from Ecuador introduces us to the largely indigenous and extremely fascinating city of Otavalo, considered to be the "intercultural capital" of Ecuador.

Otavalo, Ecuador - La fiesta Inti Raymi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Residents of Otavalo, Ecuador, explain to us how they celebrate "Inti Raymi," an Inca Empire celebration in honor of the sun god, "Inti," and how it helps them to preserve their culture.

Paseando con Karen - Monterrey - Museo de Historia Mexicana View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Mexico

Karen gives us a quick tour of the Museum of Mexican History in Monterrey, Mexico, including exhibits spanning from the Pre-Hispanic Era to more modern times.

Paseando con Karen - Sitios Culturales en Parque Fundidora View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Mexico

Karen gives us a tour of some of the many cultural highlights of Fundidora Park in Monterrey, Mexico.

Querido México - Teotihuacán

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador, Mexico

Tour the the Pyramids of Teotihuacan, a World Heritage Site within one of the most magical pre-Hispanic cities of Mesoamerica, near modern day Mexico City.

Raquel - Valencia - Barrio El Carmen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Raquel takes us on a stroll encompassing some of Valencia's most historic and emblematic sites- the Barrio del Carmen, the Quart and Serrano Towers, the Central Market and more!

Viajando con Carlos - Popayán - Colombia - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Carlos takes us to Popayan, Colombia, a city in the country's southwestern Cauca Department. Nicknamed the "White City" for its white-colored structures, Popayan is also well-known worldwide for its historical and religious heritage as well as its famed Holy Week processions.

Videos de la elección Venezuela - Manuel Rosales - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

Manuel Rosales attempted to become the next president of Venezuela. He had the support of much of the middle class, the upper class, and even some of the lower class, but in the end the populist appeal of Victor Hugo Chavez was just too big of a hurdle. Don’t feel too bad for Manuel, he is still governor of the state of Zulia.

Videos de la elección Venezuela - Manuel Rosales - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Venezuela

Not only did poor Manuel Rosales lose the election for president, but winner Hugo Chavez’ supporters are trying to knock him out of his post as governor of Zulia. In a faux futuristic recounting of a would be history, this wildly hopeful presidential campaign ad (disguised as a movie trailer) not only dared Venezuelans to vote for change, but dared to sell a bearskin before actually catching the bear.