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SE ACABÓ EL CARNAVAL

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El domingo se puso punto y final al Carnaval de este año. Ha sido una semana llena de eventos en algunas partes de España donde esta fiesta se celebra de manera especial. Ciudades como Tenerife, en las Islas Canarias, y Cádiz, en Andalucía, atraen a miles de turistas cada año para participar de estas festividades, pero en cada una de ellas encontrarás un estilo muy diferente. El carnaval canario es famoso por su similitud con el carnaval de Brasil con…

Lighthouse way, a different landscape in every step

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Considered as the end of the world in the Roman period and located in the far West of Galicia, A Costa da Morte (“Coast of Death” in Galician) is one of the less known coastlines of Spain, and one of the wildest. Its name comes from the numerous shipwrecks which happened along history in this area. Why? Easy answer: enormous rocks, thick mist and a very wild Atlantic. It’s said that its people attracted ships to the coast to make…

Misunderstood Expression Of The Week – ‘No hay tu tía’ – there is no aunt

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We use ‘No hay tu tía’ when we want to say there is no solution or the situation is hopeless. This expression has a very interesting origin when ‘tutía o atutia’ – a medicinal ointment used mainly to treat eyes sickness was introduced during the Arabic times around 1,000 years ago.   The product, whose name comes from the Arabic al-tutiya, was a mix of zinc oxide and other metal salts and was very effective in healing different ophthalmic illnesses.…

Ibiza, ciudad de turistas

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Esta semana se ha publicado un informe que confirma que Ibiza es la segunda ciudad del mundo que más turistas recibe, solo por detrás de Andorra. Desde que comenzó su popularidad, Ibiza ha visto crecer su turismo sin parar, pero, ¿por qué es tan famosa esta ciudad que su nombre es reconocido en todo el mundo? La fama de Ibiza comienza en los años 60 cuando se convirtió en un refugio de los hippies que la convirtió en lugar de…

Flamenco festival at Sadler’s Wells

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Do you love dancing? Do you love theatre? Are you learning Spanish? If your answers are YES, this blog is for you. If not, I am sure you like enjoying  your free time so also read it. Lately in London they are doing lots of performances and shows related with Spanish speaking countries or Latino culture and we should take advantage of that. Sadler´s Wells, lately, has been showing lots of shows and I believe they were a great success…