Duo goes to Mexico!
Hey guys! It's me Duo! You're Duolingo mascot!
Today I'm flying to Mexico so I can learn all about! Because I want to know about the language I am learning!
When we arrive I have a friend from there who's gonna tell us all about it! And show us around! I'm so glad you all are on this journey with me! Come on let's go! Vamonos!
Whoa! Right now were over some tall mountains! I love flying!
Look were here! And there's my friend Diego!
Ah! Duo you have arrived! I have been waiting for so long!
Yeah, sorry Diego! I hit some storms on the way in.
It's okay very fine Duo. You ready to be showed around?
Of course! Lets go!
Did you know that the official name of for Mexico is the United Mexican States?
No I didn't! How about you Duolingoist?
Well did you know Mexico is the 11th most populated country in the world with around 117 million people but that was as of July 2012.
Wow, so many interesting facts!
And Mexico is the 14th largest country by land area. There are 31 states in Mexico as well as the capital city Mexico City!
Wow! You really know about this place Diego!
Well, of course! I live here haha!
Well, I know but still!
And Mexico is a land of extremes, with high mountains and deep canyons in the center of the country, sweeping deserts in the north, and dense rain forests in the south and east.
Wow! What part of Mexico do you live in?
I live in Puebla! Also known as Puebla de los Ángeles, is the seat of Puebla Municipality, the capital and largest city of the state of Puebla, and one of the five most important Spanish colonial cities in Mexico!
It sounds so cool here! Wish I could stay but next week I have to prepare for another trip! (Spoiler)
Oh no! My friend I really was wishing you could stay!
I know me too!
Can I tell you one more thing before you head back?
Of course! I have time!
Now for Day of the Dead also known as Dia de Muertos in Spanish is celebrated in Mexico between October 31st and November 2nd. On this holiday, us Mexicans remember and honor their deceased loved ones. ... We visit cemeteries, decorate the graves and spend time there, in the presence of our deceased friends and family members...
Wow, so many interesting things here! Can you tell me one more? I really want to know more!
Haha, yes, of course! Now for Pinatas! It isn't a true fiesta in Mexico unless there's a pinata involved! The pinata's history has its roots in both colonial and pre-colonial times: The Spanish brought pinatas with them to Mexico, although the Aztecs also had similar rituals involving clay pots. As you've likely seen, pinatas are colorful figures made out of papier-mache that come in all shapes and sizes! Today, these figures are considered a cornerstone of Mexican culture!
WOW! I am really gonna miss it here! I think I'll be coming back soon! (Spoiler)
That'd be great! Thank you so much for coming!
Wait one second
Duo left and came back..
Now were twins!
Ah! We are twins Duo! Nice to see you good bye my friend!!!
THE END HOPE YOU ENJOYED!