Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Dia de los Muertos

Here is a video from Youtube, its a good piece on Dia de los Muertos.

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Images, Poetry, and Music of Guatemala

Highlighting Guatemala, check out a an interesting video and poetry-->

Saturday, May 23, 2009

World Fun Facts - World Beard Competition

Did you guys see this recently on the news? I re-posted here, because the link was too long. Check out the pics from Australia.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Taste A True Authentic Mexican Huarache Azteca

Huarache Azteca, LA Times and LA Weekly has written articles about this place. One of L.A.'s best, must see and try, for authentic Mexican Huarache experience. The 'sandal,' as it's known in English-a small place, with friendly staff, feels like you're in Tijuana walking into a restaurant. As you walk in, you're eyes are drawn to the ladies working in front of the restaurant, making fresh hand-made quesadillas. Watch as they mix and knead the 'masa' or doe for a few minutes. Then they form the quesadilla into a ball, soon after, it's placed in a flat surface to be flatted or pressed. Finally finishing the process into the frying pan and prepared until slightly crisp and bronze in color. Customers have a choice of filling the quesadilla with meats, and/or adding toppics from cheese, lettuce, and sour cream. The restaurant is known as a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall, located in 5225 York Blvd, and can easily be accessed at the 11o and 2 Freeway.

El Huarache Azteca - Comida Mexicana
Huaraches.Sabrosisimos.Burritos.Sopes y mas.Espaciales del Dia.Milanesa C.Asada
5225 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90042
A true Mexican experience.
A popular place, often times long lines form, just to get a taste.
Watch fresh hand made quesadillas in traditional way, as you lounge at the sidewalk; people watching and enjoying your meal.

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Hand made quesadilla with carne asada. Topped with lettuce, sour cream, and cheese.

Photo story by: Russo Mutuc

Friday, May 15, 2009

Raw Video - Caminito, Argentina, TANGO

Here is our raw videos of our travels to Latin America. This is a small clip of a couple dancing the streets of Caminito, Argentina. Spanish culture at it's best. it's definitely a sensual and sexy dance.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Projecto Viborana - Costa Rica

In Turrialba, Costa Rica -Projecto Viborana houses some of the country's most deadliest snakes, and showcase exotic frogs. The research facility is used to educate locals and tourists about the maintenance and changes of the eco-system. Many are in danger of their habitat, as development grows. Often times you will hear stories of snakes migrating to the big cities and in coffee farm plantations in search of food, which in effect is changing the eco-system. Frogs are also in danger for humans, many parts of Latin America, there are cases where many are also in danger of extinction due to a deadly fungus.

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Costa Rica Fruits And Vegetable

See some of Costa Rica's fruits and vegetables such as; melon, sandia, chilacayote, and papaya.
The fruits are not only for eating, they are also used for delicious blended drinks called, 'batidos.' Batidos, or shake in English, are made with the fruit mix along with sugar, and the choice of water or with milk. Add ice and this drink makes a good refreshing drink. Typically served with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The chilacayote is used in various dishes, often times it is used in soups.
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Our First Blog On Spanish Language and Culture

This blog is dedicated to the Spanish culture, we love about Latin America and Spain. We will the blog interesting by posting events and stories about these countries, so make sure to check in with us from time to time.