Tips for backpacking in South America

From the tropical beaches of the Caribbean to the southern archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, backpacking South America guarantees an amazing experience full of adventures—butyou need to make sure you bring everything you need in your luggage!   Read the following article to learn important tips to take into account before you start your trip. Actividades: Which […]

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Tradiciones en América Latina para recibir el nuevo...

Si celebras la Nochevieja en Chile, tendrás que comprarte ropa interior amarilla para atraer la buena suerte. En cambio, en Uruguay o Argentina usarás prendas rosadas. En España, se usa el rojo. En casi todos los países de Latinoamérica se comen lentejas la noche de Año Nuevo y 12 uvas mientras suenan las 12 campanadas. […]

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Carnival of El Callao, a festive representation of...

Running from January to March, these festivities feature parades of people dressed as characters from history and fantasy, as well as calypso music, dancing, and concerts. Up to 3000 people take part in the Carnival of El Callao, associated with emancipation celebrations in French-speaking islands of the Caribbean. The carnival highlights the history of el […]

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Punto: Music from Cuba

Punto is the poetry and music of Cuban farmers. Throughout history, this music has typically been practiced in the countryside. Punto is an essential part of Cuban culture. The music and lyrics promote dialogue and express the feelings and values of the farmers and, in general, Cuban communities and neighborhoods.

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Music and dances of the Yampara culture

The Pujllay and Ayarichi performances in Bolivia are very important to the Yampara culture and its connection to nature. In the rainy season, the Pujllay ritual celebrates abundance and fertility of Mother Nature. An altar is built in the yards of the houses and is covered with leaves, fruits, and food. On the other hand, […]

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El Mariachi, Lista de Patrimonio Inmaterial de la...

El mariachi es una música popular y muy importante en la cultura mexicana. Los mariachis tradicionales son dos o más músicos vestidos con trajes tradicionales. Interpretan canciones con instrumentos de cuerda. Sus letras pueden ser en español o en las distintas lenguas indígenas del país, y fomentan el respeto a la naturaleza y el amor […]

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