Mercedes Barcha, the muse of Gabriel García Márquez passes away at 87

Mercedes Barcha, the muse of Gabriel García Márquez passes away at 87 Mercedes Barcha, the widow of Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian Nobel laureate and father of the magical realism, passed away in Mexico City on Saturday. A day difficult to forget for an Indian, 15 August, 2020. Called the sacred crocodile by García Márquez in his many […]

Namaste Colombia: Gabo y la India

  Namaste Colombia: Gabo y la India   Alejo Carpentier en su famoso prólogo en “El reino de este mundo”, acaba con una pregunta declarativa, ¿pero qué es la historia de América toda sino una crónica de lo real maravilloso? Lo real maravilloso sin duda se relaciona con el mundo maravilloso del continente Americano. Pero, […]

Triste historia de “Cien años de soledad” en la India (Parte I)

  Triste historia de “Cien años de soledad” en la India (Parte I) Parece una condena profética pronunciada sobre ello, que Cien años de soledad tenía que sufrir una soledad en la tierra de Melquiades, mientras intentaba difundirse en el mundo de la lengua hindi, proveniente de la raíz sánscrita. Empezamo por lo alegre. Justo […]

Triste historia de “Cien años de soledad” en la India (Parte II)

  Triste historia de “Cien años de soledad” en la India (Parte II) En su archivo online “Una novela sin fronteras,” el diario Semana lista solo tres traducciones de “Cien años de soledad” en la India; hindi, malyalam y tamil, pero hay dos más, bengalí y kannada. Antes de hablar más, debemos saber que la […]

Famous Latin Dance Styles!

    Famous Latin Dance Styles! Latin Dance styles are famous throughout the world for their sensuality and swiftness. There are two major categories that come under them. First are those which are a part of the International DanceSport Competitions. Styles like the cha-cha-cha, rumba, samba, paso doble, and also the jive of United States […]

Famous Spanish Artists

  Famous Spanish Artists A) Francisco de Goya : A famed painter in his own lifetime, Francisco de Goya was born on March 30, 1746, in Fuendetodos, Spain. In the 1770s, Goya began to work for Spanish royal court. In addition to his commissioned portraits of the nobility, he created works that criticized the social […]

Places to visit in Spain

hermosa españa The Great Mosque of Cordoba The Great Mosque of Cordoba, known locally as Mezquita-Catedral, the Great Mosque of Cordoba is one of the oldest structures still standing from the time Muslims ruled Al-Andalus (Muslim Iberia including most of Spain, Portugal, and a small section of Southern France) in the late 8th century. Cordoba […]