Capítulo IV - el turismo

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botes

boats

abordar

to board

atravesar

to pass thru/cross

barco de vapor

steamboat

billetes

tickts (bills)

boleto

ticket

camarotes

boat cabin

crucero

ocean cruiser

desembarcar

disembark, unload

muelles

docks

navegación

navigation

naves (f)

ships

piscina

swimming pool

aviones

planes

abrocharse

to fasten

aeromozo/a

steward/stewardess

asiento

seat

aterrizaje (m)

landing

aterrizar

to land

azafata

stewardess

cabina

cabin (of a plane)

despegar

to take off

despegue (m)

takeoff

escala

stopover

parada

stop

vuelo

flight

coches

cars

alquilado/a

rented

autobús (m)

bus

carnet (m)

identity card

cinturones (m)

seat belts

frenos

breaks

taxi (m)

taxi

volante (m)

steering wheel

trenes

trains

andén (m)

train platform

estación (f)

station

ferroviario/a

reffering to railway/railway

metro

subway (meter)

hacer cola

to stand in line

justo al lado

right next to

la aduana

the customs

lo pasar bien

have a good time

pasar un buen rato

to have a good time

enterarse

to find out

enterar

to bury

pretender

to tend to

aparentar

to seem (appear to be)

un bello arte

a nice piece of artwork

las bellas artes

the beautiful arts

despedirse

to say goodbye

bienvenida

welcome

a principios de

at the beginning

a mediados del

in the middle

a fines del

at the end

para llevar

to take

brújula

compass

boletos de ida y vuelta

roundtrip tickets

folletos de información

information pamphlets

el maletín de cuero

leather carry on case (briefcase)

los mapas de carreteras

highway maps

mochila

backpack

pasaporte (m)

passport

plano de la ciudad

map of the city

guías (m, f)

guides

pasajeros/as

passangers

pilotos

pilots

policías (m)

police men

turistas (m, f)

tourists

lugares turísticos

tourist locations

las aldeas pintorescas

the picturesque villages

los barrios de diferentes grupos étnicos

the neighborhoods of different ethnic groups

la capital cultural del país

the cultural capital of a country

las fuentes iluminadas

the illuminated fountains

las ruinas indígenas

the native ruins

las islas aisladas

the remote islands

los jardines ornamentales

the ornamental gardens

los parques históricos

the historic parks

las avenidas peatonales

the pedestrian avenues

las plazas majestuosas

the majestic plazas

las oficinas de turismo

the tourist offices

preparativos

preparations

ir al ayuntamiento por los documentos

to go to the city hall for documents

recibir una vacuna

to receive a vaccine

hacer las maletas

to pack the suitcases

poner boletos, mapas y pasaporte en el maletín

to put tickets, maps, and passport in the bag

los placeres de viajar

the places to visit

ir de compras

to go shopping

visitar los cuadros en el museo

to visit paintings in the museum

experimentar costumbres y culturas distintas

to experience customs and different cultures

compartir nuevos descubrimientos

to share new discoveries

volar a lugares exóticos

to fly to exotic locations

sacar fotos

to take photos

aprender otro idioma

to learn another language

visitar la ópera

to visit the opera

apreciar los paisajes pintorescos

to appreciate the picturesque landscapes/countryside

los disgustos de viajar

the misfortunes of traveling

aguantar las demoras

to put up with delays

estar desorientado/a

to be disoriented

extrañar a los amigos

to miss friends

tratar a los mendigos agresivos

to deal with aggressive beggers

contagiar el paludismo

to contract malaria

protegerse de los carteristas

to protect yourself against pickpocketers

viajes

trips

callejeros

street guides

marítimos

marine

merodear

to roam

explorar

to explore

arriesgarse

to risk yourself

recorrer el mundo sin destino

to cross the world without a destiny

libre

free

conocer al viajero por las maletas

to know a person by his luggage

modismos

idioms

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