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inicios:
beginnings
imprescindible:
essential, indispensable
sed:
thirst
síntoma:
symptom, sign
neto:
clear
dramaturgo:
playwright, dramatist
definen/definir:
they define/to define
moverse:
to move
conociendo/conocer:
knowing/to know
siempre:
always
deseo:
desire
nos llevó/llevar:
it took us/to take
ubicada/ubicar:
located/to locate
justo en el centro:
right in the middle
sombreros:
hats
pintaos (pintados):
painted
artesanía:
handicrafts
delicada:
delicate, fine
hecha:
made
fibras de palma:
palm tree fibers
mercado:
market
se encuentra/encontrarse:
it is found/to find
Piedra Pintada:
Painted Rock
se dice/decir:
it is said/to say
tenía grabado/grabar:
it had engraved/to engrave
sin lugar a dudas:
without a doubt
pintorescos:
picturesque, quaint
la ciudad habitada más antigua:
the oldest inhabited city
se lo disputan/disputar:
it was disputed/to dispute
se debe:
it must
cacique:
tyrant
cuenta/contar:
it tells/to tell
terminar:
to finish
caballeros:
knights
pusieran orden/poner orden:
they put in order/to put in order
mejoraran/mejorar:
they improved/to improve
sangre azul:
blue blood
nata:
whipped cream (it would come from the French expression “la crème de la crème”, commonly used in Spain. It means “the best of the best”)
construida/construir:
constructed/to construct
amplio:
large, roomy
naves:
plants
tallados/tallar:
carved/to carve
verdadera:
real, true
joya arquitectónica:
architectonic piece of jewelry
pecado:
sin
salud:
health
diversión:
fun
aguas termales:
thermal waters, hot springs
secretos mejor guardados:
best kept secrets
se encuentran encontrarse:
they are located/to be located
noroeste:
Northwest
a lo largo:
along
río:
river
hacen las delicias:
they delight
hacer las delicias:
to delight
la mayoría de:
most of
llegan/llegar:
they arrive/to arrive
desde lejos:
from far away
se dirigen/dirigirse:
they go/to go
directamente:
directly
se pierden/perderse:
they miss/to miss
disfrutar:
to enjoy
temporada:
season
clima:
weather
refresca/refrescar:
it cools off/to cool off, to refresh
descansar:
to rest
piscinas:
pools
se convierte/convertirse:
it becomes/to become
rito:
rite, ritual
obligatorio:
mandatory
recuerdo/recordar:
I remember/to remember
de pequeña:
when I was little
íbamos/ir:
we used to go/to go
inviernos:
winters
pasar:
to spend
aún hoy:
even today
complejo termal:
thermal resort
alojamiento:
lodging, accommodation
andar:
to go, to ride
cargados:
burdened
estrés:
stress
cansancio:
tiredness, weariness
listos para no hacer nada:
ready to do nothing
dejar:
to leave
equipaje:
luggage
zambullirnos/zambullirse:
we dive/to dive
parcialmente:
partially
cubierta:
covered
quedaba/quedar:
it was/to be
planta baja:
first floor
a fuerza de:
by force of
rutina:
routine
tranquilos:
relaxing
paseos:
walks, strolls
alrededores:
surroundings
reparadoras:
fixing
comidas:
meals
lindos:
beautiful
cuerpo:
body
se elevaba/elevarse:
it would go up/to go up
terminábamos/terminar:
we ended up/to end up
saliendo/salir:
going out/to go out
en mangas de camisa:
wearing only a shirt,
en pleno invierno:
in the middle of the winter
antigüedad:
in olden days, antiquity
hoy en día:
nowadays
siguen/seguir:
they keep/to keep
visitando/visitar:
visiting/to visit
motivos:
reasons
litoral:
coast
pensadas:
thought
fin:
purpose
grados centígrados:
degrees Celsius
barandas:
hand rails
escalones:
steps
facilitan/facilitar:
they provide/to provide
dificultades motrices:
motor difficulties
no se permite/permitir:
it is not allowed/to allow
nadar:
swim
ni se recomienda:
it is not recommended
recomendar:
to recommend
en cambio:
however
pensadas/pensar:
thought/to think
recrears
to enjoy oneself, to take pleasure in
al aire libre:
outdoors
toboganes:
slides
trampolines:
diving boards
están contemplados:
they are considered
contemplar:
to consider
no ofrecen/ofrecer:
they do not offer/to offer
peligro:
danger
puentes:
bridges
público infantil:
children crowd
poseen/poseer:
they have/to have
habitación:
room
disfrutar:
to enjoy
paisaje:
landscape
se ubican/ubicarse:
they are located/to be located
vistas:
views
campo:
countryside
bañarse:
to take a bath
caballos:
horses
ñandúes
rheas (flightless bird similar to an ostrich)
amanecer:
sunrise
atardecer:
sunset
horizonte:
horizon
ofrecen/ofrecer:
they offer/to offer
parque acuático termal:
thermal water park
además:
besides
antiguas:
old
han abierto/abrir:
they have opened/to open
puertas:
doors
últimamente:
lately
instalaciones:
facilities
elegir:
to choose
quedarse:
to stay
optar:
to choose
cabaña:
cabin
cocinar:
to cook
uno mismo:
oneself
acampar:
to camp
está garantizado/garantizar:
to be guaranteed/to guarantee
no pasará nunca frío:
you will never be cold
las llamadas:
the so called
muñecas:
dolls
preocupaciones:
worries
herencia:
heritage
según:
according
cuenta/contar:
it tells/to tell
leyenda:
legend
valle:
valley
alejado:
remote, far away
vivía/vivir:
(a family) used to live/to live
formada por:
formed by
abuelo:
grandfather
descendientes:
descendants
se dedicaban la agricultura:
they were farmers
tejido:
weaving
sequía:
drought
cultivos:
crops
venta:
selling
artesanías tejidas:
weaved handicrafts
se transformó en:
it became
transformarse en:
to become, to turn into
ingreso:
income
ladrón:
burglar
robó/robar:
he stole/to steal
tristeza:
sadness
desesperación:
desperation, despair
se adueñaron/adueñarse:
they took over/to take over
parecía/parecer:
it seemed/to seem
perdido/perder:
lost/to lose
recordó/recordar:
she remembered/to remember
solía contarles:
he used to tell them
buscó/buscar:
she looked for/to look for
retazos:
remnants
lana:
wool
en secreto:
secretly
medianoche:
midnight
cama:
bed
bolsas:
bags
contenía/contener:
it contained/to contain
presintió/presentir:
she had a feeling/to have a feeling
eligió/eligir:
she chose/to choose
las puso/poner:
she put them/to put
escondió/esconder:
she hid/to hide
debajo:
under
almohada:
pillow
se durmió/dormirse:
she fell asleep/to fall asleep
fueron/ir:
they went/to go
mercado:
market
vender:
to sell
tesoro:
treasure
acercó/acercarse:
he approached them/to approach
les preguntó/preguntar:
he asked them/to ask
le mostraron/mostrar:
they showed him/to show
explicaron/explicar:
they explained/to explain
resolvían/resolver:
they solved/to solve
quería/querer:
he wanted/to want
comprarlas todas/comprar:
to buy them all/to buy
puñado:
handful
billetes:
bills
comenzó/comenzar:
began/to begin
contar:
to count
no se lo podía creer:
she could not believe it
llegaron/llegar:
they arrived/to arrive
lo que había pasado:
what had happened
insistiendo/insistir:
insisting/to insist
había sucedido/suceder:
had happened/to happen
por arte de magia:
as if by magic
se fue/irse:
she went/to go
temprano:
early
bolsa:
bag
habían cumplido su deseo:
they had made her dream come
la abrió/abrir:
she opened it/to open
encontró/encontrar:
she found/to find
verás/ver:
you will see/to see
cuando despiertes/despertar:
when you wake up/to wake up
se habrá resuelto/resolverse:
it will have been solved/to solve
ferias:
fairs
a través de:
through
promesa:
promise
misma:
same
la mañana siguiente:
the following week
te preocupa/preocupar:
worries you/to worry
primera vez:
first time
mezcla:
mix
ternura:
tenderness
me parecía/parecer:
it seemed to me/to seem
cuerpos:
bodies
voluminosos:
voluminous, bulky
corpulentos:
corpulent, stout
obesos:
obese
pintados:
painted
cierto aire naíf:
with a naive resemblance
gordos:
fat
cuadros:
paintings
esculturas:
sculptures
maravillan/maravillar:
they amaze/to amaze, to astonish
entero:
entire, whole
orgullo:
pride
natal:
native
toros:
bulls
naturalezas muertas:
still life’s
se ve/verse:
it looks/to look, to be seen
inflado:
blown up
exagerado:
exaggerated
chico:
child
en cuanto:
as soon as
terminó/terminar:
he finished/to finish
colegio:
school
se dedicó exclusivamente a pintar:
he exclusively painted
maestros:
masters
le ayudaron/ayudar:
they helped him/to help
delinear:
to draft
estilo:
style
único:
unique
influyeron/influir:
they influenced/to influence
marca registrada:
trademark
mármol:
marble
fundida/fundir:
melted/to melt.
se exhiben/exhibir:
they are exhibited/to exhibit
en medio:
in the middle
transeúntes:
pedestrians, passer-bys
gratamente:
pleasantly
sorprendidos:
surprised
disfrutan/disfrutar:
they enjoy/to enjoy
obra:
work
deleitarse:
to take delight, to enjoy
ha vivido/vivir:
it has lived/to live
según:
according to
propias:
own
palabras:
words
trae/traer:
it brings/to bring
felicidad:
happiness
conocida internacionalmente:
internationally well-known
autora:
author
La casa de los espíritus:
The House of the Spirits
creadora de un cuerpo:
creator of a series, collection
novelas:
novels
repletas de:
filled with
historias milenarias:
age-old, ancient history
nos acercan/acercar:
they bring us near/to bring near
significados de los mitos:
meaning of the myths
subvierten:
they overthrow, they dispel
entender:
to understand
han roto barreras de público:
have torn down public barriers
viajan las imágenes y maravillas:
the images and wonders travel
destaca/destacar:
it emphasizes/to emphasize
realismo mágico:
magical realism
comenzó/comenzar:
she began/to begin
a escribir una carta:
to write a letter
abuelo:
grandfather
enfermo terminal
terminally ill
se convirtió/convertir:
it became/to change, become
primera:
first
siguieron/seguir:
they followed/to follow
amor:
love
sombra:
darkness
El plan infinito:
The Infinite Plan
relatos cortos:
short stories
Cuentos de Eva Luna:
Stories of Eva Moon
trabajo de no-ficción:
non-fiction work
fue escrito/escribir:
it was written/to write
como una carta:
like a letter
hija:
daughter
enfermedad hereditaria de la sangre:
a hereditary blood disease
entrado en coma:
went into a coma
murió/morir:
she died/to die
obras más recientes:
most recent works
recetario:
recipe book
culinario:
culinary
eclosión de color y placer:
appearance of color and pleasure
Hija de la fortuna:
Daughter of Fortune
Retrato en sepia:
Portrait in Sepia
narra/narrar:
it narrates/to narrate
asombrosa historia:
amazing history
va en busca de:
goes in search of
brumoso pasado familiar:
hazy family past (history)
ha trabajado también como periodista:
she has also worked as a journalist
ha publicado artículos en periódicos y revistas:
she has published newspaper and magazine articles
enseñado literatura:
taught literature
nació/nacer:
she was born/to be born
creció/crecer:
she grew up/to grow
actualmente:
currently
reside/residir:
she resides/to reside
de finales del:
at the end of
siglo:
century
cosas de viejos:
things that the elderly do
abuelos:
grandparents
lo escuchaban/escuchar:
they listened to it/to listen
tomaban/tomar:
they had/to have
mate:
herbal drink typical in Argentina
lo sabían bailar:
they knew how to dance it
la mayoría de:
most of
jóvenes:
youngsters
sin embargo:
however
no teníamos ni idea/no tener ni idea:
we had no clue/to have no clue
no lo escuchábamos/escuchar:
we did not listen to it/to listen
ha cambiado/cambiar:
it has changed/to change
ha recuperado/recuperar:
it has recovered/to recover
público:
audience
forma parte/formar parte:
it is part of/to be part of
auge:
peak
entero:
entire
surgimiento:
sprouting
voces:
voices
ámbito local:
local area
voz joven:
young voice
mujer:
woman
comienza/comenzar:
it starts/to start
cruzar:
to cross
fronteras:
borders
entrevistada/entrevistar:
interviewed/to interview
numerosos:
several
medios:
media
a raíz de:
as a result of
apariciones:
appearances
en público:
in public
promocionar:
to promote
lejos de:
far from
cerrarse:
to limit herself
se nutre de/nutrirse de:
she feeds herself on/ to feed, to nourish herself
géneros musicales:
music genres
cantantes:
singers
según sus propias palabras:
according to her own words
de todo:
everything
se define/definirse:
she defines herself/to define oneself
compositora:
composer
acercamiento:
approach
amplio:
wide
no siempre es bien recibido:
it is not always welcome
conservador:
conservative
posee/poseer:
it has/to have
bien definidas:
defined well
se atan/atarse:
they get tied up/to get tied up
propuestas:
proposals
antiguas:
old
espectáculo:
show
debiera/deber:
it should/must
se pierden/perderse:
they miss/to miss
como ella misma reconoce/reconocer:
as she herself admits/to admit
se aparta/apartarse:
she moves away/to move away
tajo:
cut
pollera:
skirt (mainly used in the context of tango)
medias caladas:
fishnet stockings
reconoce/reconocer:
it recognizes/to recognize
apoyo:
support
empresas privadas:
private companies
organismos estatales:
government bodies
buena voluntad:
good will
realizar:
to make
giras:
tours
balnearios:
spas
llegar:
to reach
la han llevado/llevar:
they have taken her/to take
manera:
way
ha cautivado/cautivar:
it has captivated/to captivate
lentamente:
slowly
empieza/empezar:
she begins/to begin
figura reconocida:
well-known figure
fronteras:
borders
presencia escéncia:
scenic appearance, appearance on stage
teatro:
theater, acting
habilidad:
skill
constituye/constituir:
it constitutes/to constitute
indudablemente:
undoubtedly
encanto:
charm
ha logrado/lograr:
she has reached/to reach
éxito:
success
aclara/aclarar:
she explains/to clarify, to explain
mil novecientos noventa y ocho:
1998
temas pendientes:
pending subjects
empezará:
it began
dando un nuevo giro:
making a new U-turn
mareados:
dizzy
captar:
to capture
temas:
songs
inolvidable:
unforgettable
oyente:
listener
recorriendo/recorrer:
covering/to cover
valses:
waltzes
uno se siente/sentirse:
one feels/to feel
maravillado:
amazed
alcanza/alcanzar:
it reaches/to reach
ha surgido/surgir:
it has arisen/to arise
ambiente artístico:
artistic environment
se encuentra/encontrarse:
it is/to be, to be located
población:
population
se trata/tratarse:
it is/to be
además de:
besides
centro de negocios:
business center
destaca/destacar:
it stands out/to stand out
riqueza:
richness
vida noctura:
night life
¿Qué les parece:
What do you think of…?
hacer un recorrido:
to tour
podemos/poder:
we can/can
seguir:
to follow
ruta:
route
llamado:
so-called
triángulo:
triangle
incluye/incluir:
it includes/to include
recorrido:
route
comprende/comprender:
it comprises/to comprise
ubicado:
located
edificio:
building
exhibe/exhibir:
it exhibits/to exhibit
obras:
works of arts
La maja vestida:
The dressed lady
desnuda:
naked
ha sido/ser:
it has been/to be
mil ochocientos dieciocho:
1818
contiene/contener:
it contains/to contain
pinturas:
paintings
siglo:
century
posee/poseer:
it has/to has
pasamos/pasar:
we move on to/to move on to
palacio:
palace
anteriormente:
previously
conocido como/conocer:
known as/to know
tras:
after
remodelaciones:
remodeling
alberga/albergar:
it houses/to house
actualmente:
nowadays
maravillosa:
wonderful
occidental:
western
último:
last
componente:
component
principales:
main
centros de arte contemporáneo:
modern art centers
cuadro:
painting
cantidad:
amount
jardines:
gardens
espacios abiertos:
open spaces, outdoor spaces
desconectar:
to disconnect
disfrutar:
enjoy
ambiente relajado:
relaxing environment
paseos en barca:
rides on small boat
remando/remar:
rowing/to row
lago:
lake
signo:
sign
toreo:
bullfighting
plaza de toros:
bullring
además:
in addition
bellos:
beautiful
existen/existir:
they exist/to exist
viajes cortos:
short trips
algo que hace/hacer:
something that makes/to make
forma de vida:
way of life
madrileño:
someone from Madrid
horarios:
schedules
comidas:
lunches
cenas:
dinners
amoldarse:
to adapt oneself
bastante:
enough
corriente:
common
abiertos:
opened
altas horas de la madrugada:
deep in the early morning
se remonta/remontarse:
it goes back/to go back
después de Cristo:
after Christ
cuenta/contar:
it tells/to tell
discípulo:
disciple
trajo/traer:
he brought/to bring
virgen:
Virgin Mary
villa:
town
hoy en día:
nowadays
setencientos doce:
712
fue atacada/atacar:
it was attacked/to attack
ejército:
army
musulmán:
Muslim
herrero:
blacksmith
ocultó/ocultar:
he hid/to hide
atacantes:
attackers
no pudieran/poder:
they could not/can, to be able to
profanarla:
to desecrate it
hechos:
events
asegura/asegurar:
it assures/to assure
sacerdote:
priest
feligreses:
parishioners
iglesia:
church
escondieran/esconder:
they hid/to hid
protegerla:
to protect her
invasores:
invaders
posteriormente:
lately
sabiendo/saber:
knowing/to know
rey:
king
El Bravo:
The Courageous
madrileños:
people from Madrid
la buscaron/buscar:
they looked for her/to look for
realizaron una procesión:
they went on a procession
personajes:
characters
muralla:
wall
enclavada:
located
actualmente:
nowadays
se rompió/romperse:
it broke/to break, to collapse
mil ochenta y cinco:
1085
fue llevada/llevar:
it was taken/to take
parroquia:
parish
mil ochocientos setenta:
1870
fue demolida/demoler:
it was demolished/to demolish
cripta:
crypt
desde aquel momento:
from that moment
palabra:
word
ciudadela:
a fortified defensive structure within a city
fue hallada/hallar:
it was found/to find
aunque:
although
aseguran/asegurar:
they insure/to insure
proviene/provenir:
it comes from/to come from
significa/significar:
it means/to mean
depósito:
tank, deposit
trigo:
wheat
recordar:
to remember
descubrimiento:
discovery
se colocó/colocar:
it was placed/to place
imagen de piedra:
stone sculpture
mismo lugar:
same place
concretamente:
specifically
mil novecientos cuarenta y uno:
1941
obispo:
bishop
inauguró/inaugurar:
it inaugurated/to inaugurate
fue coronada/coronar:
it was crowned/to crown
mil novecientos cuarenta y ocho:
1948
se incluyen/incluir:
(the acts) are included/to include
misa:
mess
discurre/discurrir:
it takes place/to take place
Calle Mayor:
Main Street
se concluye/concluir:
it is concluded/to conclude
ofrenda floral:
the act of giving flowers as a present
fachada:
facade
principal:
main
mil novecientos noventa y tres:
1993
gótico:
Gothic
a la derecha:
to the right
de pie:
standing up
cabello:
hair
rubio:
blond
desnudo:
naked
a su lado izquierdo:
on her left side
actual:
present, current
emplazamiento:
location
restauración:
restoration
fue consagrada/consagrar:
it was consecrated/to consecrate
papa:
Pope
convirtiéndose/convertirse:
becoming/to become
única:
unique
norte:
north
provincia:
province
limítrofe:
border
hallamos/hallar:
we find/to find
denominados:
so called
Pueblos Negros:
black villages
viene dado por/venir dado por:
it comes from/to come from
tipo de piedra:
type of rock
pertenecen/pertenecer:
they belong /to belong
medio ambiente:
environment
muy bien cuidado:
very well taken care of
ruta:
route
se puede:
one is able to/to be able to
amplia diversidad:
wide diversity
setas:
mushrooms
crecen/crecer:
they grow/to grow
bosques:
forests
jabalies:
wild boars
perdices:
partridges
conejos:
rabbits
águilas:
eagles
se convierten/convertirse:
they become/to become
disfrutar:
enjoy
fin de semana:
weekend
alejados:
far away
Pueblos Blancos:
white villages
deben/deber:
they owe/to owe
pintar:
to paint
fachadas:
facades
se caracterizan/caracterizar:
they are characterized/to characterize
estrechas:
narrow
tejados:
roofs
rojizo:
rust
encontramos/encontrar:
we found/to find
la Sierra:
the mountain range
nos adentramos/adentrarse:
we entered/to enter
castillo:
castle
fortaleza:
fortress
antiguo:
old
huellas:
signs
paleolítico:
Paleolithic
cuevas:
caves
por último:
finally
otras cosas:
other things
ruinas:
ruins
preciosas vistas panorámicas:
precious panoramic views
iglesias renacentistas:
Renaissance churches
cascos:
centers
estilo:
style
olivares:
olive trees
huertas de verduras:
vegetable gardens
bañada:
surrounded
kilómetros cuadrados:
square kilometers
superficie:
surface
mar abierto:
open sea
alberga/albergar:
it houses/to house
clima seco:
dry climate
veranos:
summers
días calurosos:
hot days
noches frescas:
cool nights
inviernos:
winters
pocas lluvias:
little rain
estrecha:
narrow
franja de tierra:
strip of earth
a través de:
through
olas:
waves
romper:
to break
acantilados:
cliffs
delfines:
dolphins
lobos y elefantes marinos:
seals and sea lions
tantas especies:
so many species
aves:
birds
destacable:
important
pingüinos:
penguins
gaviotas:
seagulls
palomas:
pigeons
espectáculo mayor:
greatest show
ofrece/ofrecer:
it offers/to offer
gratuitamente:
for free
alumbramiento:
childbirth
mamífero:
mammal
parir:
to give birth
ballenatos:
whale calf
villa balnearia:
spa town
tomar:
to take
lancha:
motorboat
se adentran:
they go deep
aguas cristalinas:
crystal clear waters
en mano:
in hand
quieren/querer:
they love/to love
verlas saltar:
to watch them jump
a pesar de:
in spite of
toneladas:
tons
chorro:
spurt
expulsan/exuplsar:
they expel/to expel
largo aliento:
long breath
escuchar:
to listen
alaridos:
screech
gran aleta dorsal:
great dorsal fin
cola:
tail
alguna vez:
at some point, sometimes
única manera:
unique way, manner
austral:
southern
en vivo y en directo:
live (live and direct)