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Un Día En Español 14: A Tormentous Hike

In this first episode of the new season of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Gissell describes a beautiful Costa Rican hike that doesn’t turn out to be as relaxing as expected.
Un Día En Español 14: A Tormentous Hike

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Episode 14: A Tormentous Hike

Gissell and her friend set out for a hike on a beautiful day in a Costa Rican national park. But before they know it, the weather takes a turn, and their picturesque adventure becomes a bit perilous. How will they navigate the arrival of sudden stormy turmoil?

Want to test your skills by listening to the episode entirely in Spanish? Get the Spanish story-only version without narration here and its dynamic transcript here.

Key Vocabulary

hacer senderismohiking
el lugarplace
tener en cuentato take into account
la estación secadry season
la estación lluviosarainy season
el paisajelandscape
Hace sol.It’s sunny.
El cielo está despejado.The sky is clear.
la lluviarain
el rayolightning
el truenothunder
el miradoroverlook
mantener la calmato remain calm
asustado/ascared
sin duda algunawithout a doubt

Dynamic Transcript

Show Notes

Un día en español is produced by the language experts at Babbel. The show is hosted by Sebastian Escobar. Editing and sound design by Iván Simonovis Pertiñez. Our producers are Carmela López, David Doochin, Laure Cesari and Ted Mentele.

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David Doochin
David is a content producer for Babbel USA, where he writes for Babbel Magazine and oversees Babbel's presence on Quora. He’s a native of Nashville and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied linguistics and history. Before Babbel he worked at Quizlet and Atlas Obscura. A geek for grammar and an editorial enthusiast, he speaks Spanish (and dabbles in German, Dutch, Afrikaans and Italian). When he’s not curating his Instagram meme collection, you can find him spending too much money on food and exploring new cities around the world.
David is a content producer for Babbel USA, where he writes for Babbel Magazine and oversees Babbel's presence on Quora. He’s a native of Nashville and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied linguistics and history. Before Babbel he worked at Quizlet and Atlas Obscura. A geek for grammar and an editorial enthusiast, he speaks Spanish (and dabbles in German, Dutch, Afrikaans and Italian). When he’s not curating his Instagram meme collection, you can find him spending too much money on food and exploring new cities around the world.

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