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Christmas in Chile
In Chile, Christmas is primarily a religious holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus. It is a time for families to get together to enjoy each other, attend Christmas Eve mass, read passages from the bible reciting the birth of Jesus, and sing Villancicos Navidenos or Christmas carols.
Sangre de Cristo Mountains
Stunningly beautiful, with many delightful small towns and communities the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado is a unique region of the Sangre de Cristos. The Spanish influence is clearly seen in the town centers with their historic adobe churches, colorful murals and delicious cuisine.
In Latin America archeologists unearthed ancient ball courts that date back to ancient Aztec and Maya civilizations. Learn about popular games in Latin America. Here you will find free word games including, Hangman, Word Search and Scrambled Words all related to Hispanic Culture.
Pan de Muertos - Bread of the Dead
In Spanish, the phrase pan de muertos means "bread of the dead," and is the traditional sweet-bread baked for Día de los Muertos. The food offerings were meant to sustain the spirits of loved ones on their arduous journey to their underworld. Includes an easy pan de muertos recipe.
Calaveras de Azucar - Sugar Skulls
The most important art form to emerge from the rituals of los Dï¿½as de los Muertos in Mexico are calaveras de azucar or sugar skulls. Here you will find a simple and inexpensive calaveras de azucar recipe so you may create your own Mexican folk art. Craft your own edible sugar skulls at home.
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead is one of Mexico’s most important annual observances. The ritual dates back 3000 years to their Aztec forebears. The Aztecs believed that the god Quetzalcoatl created the human race by pouring his blood over the ashes and bones of his ancestors.
Days of the Dead (Los Días de los Muertos)
Días de los Muertos, Days of the Dead is one of Mexico’s most important annual observances. The ritual dates back 3000 years to their Aztec forebears. The Aztecs believed that the god Quetzalcoatl created the human race by pouring his blood over the ashes and bones of his ancestors.
Latin American Death and Funeral Rituals
In most Latin American cultures death is intricately entwined with life. In many Western cultures people avoid talking or even thinking about death. Conversely, Latin Americans seem to embrace death. They may fear death but it is not ignored as a distasteful subject.
Chihuahua - Ancient Mexican Dog
Tiny and mute, the ancient Mexican chihuahua was revered by the Toltec and Aztec cultures of Mesoamerica as sacred. They sacrificed the yellow chihuahua to guide its master to the Toltec and Aztec idea of heaven. Sacrificing the red Chihuahua was believed to absorb its master's sins.
The Sound of Things Falling Book Review
The Sound of Things Falling is the gripping tale of horrific events that occurred in Colombia during its most dreadful era. The story is about being helpless and vulnerable in perilous times, and the paralytic effect trauma can have on victims. Vï¿½squez enmeshes history with fiction to enthrall.
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