Travel Blogs from La Laguna, Spain and Canary Islands

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Group Trip 1: Part 2: Córdoba and Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Group Trip 1: Part 2: Córdoba and Sevilla

A travel blog entry by ccarlini

... Gothic cathedral, which also happens to contain the grave of the great Christopher Columbus, the Real Alcázar, where the king and queen of Spain once resided, Plaza de España, where some of the most famous movies were filmed (como Star Wars II), Casa ...

spain, Spain, Spain travel blog

spain

A travel blog entry by benpope

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Home, Sweet Home, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Home, Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

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... Saturday night we're going to see a flamenco performance, and then Sunday we'll see Medea. **culture, culture, culture** =) Lindsay and I are going strong with our running program and running every day together. Having a partner is so motivating, and ...

Greek Goddesses drink Cafe con Leche, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Greek Goddesses drink Cafe con Leche

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

... politics with a spaniard... in broken spanish)... and said thanks for our friendship. God has blessed us with SO much here in Spain, and we are all so thankful. Lindsay and I left to head towards the theatre, and we decided we needed some bread to ...

Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Sevilla

A travel blog entry by cjabroad

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Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Sevilla

A travel blog entry by dfdippel

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... . What can I say about Seville? The city definitely has a Arabic feel to it. The Alcazar Palace is covered in geometric designs and Arabic script that would look more at home in Mecca. The cathedral is one of the biggest (if not THE biggest) gothic ...

Let the dancing begin!, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Let the dancing begin!

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

... Please allow me to backtrack a bit. Feria is a 5 day party here in Sevilla during April. The city population triples, and all of Spain is trying to get here. Private organizations set up massive tents and play Sevillanas music inside, and they dance, ...

Saved the best for last, La Laguna, Spain travel blog

Saved the best for last

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... time to do one car journey - then this has to be it - from the cable car at Mount Teide, then along the TF24 to La Laguna - simply captivating.   We had to keep stopping the car and wandering off on tracks - there were birds of prey soaring on ...

Happy Valentines Day!, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Happy Valentines Day!

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

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Happy Valentines Day! I'm so lucky to have such a strong support group who sends me valentines, even though i'm in Spain!! Thank you so much for supporting me emotionally while i'm here!! =) My valentines day was spectacular! Chelsea, Lindsay, and ...

Grab the apple and eat it... Flamenco style!, Sevilla, Espana, Spain travel blog

Grab the apple and eat it... Flamenco style!

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

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... 't have to listen to hardly any American music which made it worth it! We were so happy to be livin' it up in Spain with Spanish music and Spaniards! Then we realized what time it was... i kid you not, it was 5 in the morning and people were just ...

Back in the Saddle Again, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Back in the Saddle Again

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

... My sevillanas class is getting easier, not easy but easier, because my body is becoming more familiar with the rhythms and motions. Wearing our sevillanas shoes certainly makes it easier, and i've never thought that heals helped anything! Let's ...

Flamenco Bar in Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Flamenco Bar in Sevilla

A travel blog entry by where_is_marcel

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San Sabastian de La Gomera, San Sabastian, Spain travel blog

San Sabastian de La Gomera

A travel blog entry by beanie

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San Sabastian, San Sabastian, Spain travel blog

San Sabastian

A travel blog entry by beanie

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My New Home?, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

My New Home?

A travel blog entry by jenkanz

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... a few blocks to a restaurant that was waiting for us to eat our first meal of the day (it was after 8 pm). After dinner, Cindy and I walked to a little technology place and we called home. It was only .10 euros/minute, so I was able to talk to my mom ...

Dont Believe A Word She Says, San Sebastian, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Dont Believe A Word She Says

A travel blog entry by bellavita

... out on another ocean crossing) we cast off the lines and set sail for Le Gomera. This is the last stop in our Canary Island lay over before heading across the deep blue Atlantic. Tom & I, together with our new crew Dad (John) and Matt had a ...

Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Sevilla

A travel blog entry by christian-ro

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... in Rome because they are measuring by cubic metres), one mighty big structure containing lots of chapels, St Columbas´s tomb and a rather rich, gold, baroque altar piece. Fairly impressive but we are getting rather cathedraled out now. The Alcazar ...

Becoming a Spainard in Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Becoming a Spainard in Sevilla

A travel blog entry by jess85

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... so different to the rest of Western Europe. And I think Seville is one of the prettiest cities I have ever seen. Spain is inching closer and closer to Switzerland's number one spot more and more every day... Sevilla is full of culture and character. ...

My last two days in Tenerife, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

My last two days in Tenerife

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... get back home to put on some socks and get dressed up for dinner. Avi, Angela and I decided to leave the beach and head back to La Laguna for some Barraquitos. We got to have some great conversations about the tough life of a premed and the hardships of ...

Gynecology, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

Gynecology

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... ! It feels like just yesterday I was anxiously running around the airport hopelessly trying to make it to my terminal on time, and now here I am running around La Laguna as if it were my home town.   For my final week, I'm in the Gynecology unit ...

Today I don't feel like doing anything..., San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

Today I don't feel like doing anything...

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... , who is a pediatrician at the clinic, and she explained to us the way the system works in Europe (generally) and in Spain (specifically). Walking around the unit, and seeing the different departments and treatment centers they offered, we learned a lot ...

Amazing Parade, Paella with our Spanish Family, La Laguna De Santa Cruz, Spain travel blog

Amazing Parade, Paella with our Spanish Family

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... were sad to be saying goodbye, but we hadan amazing last day. Today was Romeria Day here in La Laguna.  There is a huge parade and a party that continues on throughout the day and late into the night.  Everyone dresses in their ...

Belenes, Nativity Scenes, San Mathias, Taco, Taco Tenerife, Spain travel blog

Belenes, Nativity Scenes, San Mathias, Taco

A travel blog entry by digate

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... lots of houses with the locals sat outside drinking wine and enjoying themselves and as you would expect surrounded by ploughed fields and vine yards all with running irrigationwater, if you stand and look enough you will find quite a few humorous scenes ...

La medicina intensiva y Base5 Problems, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

La medicina intensiva y Base5 Problems

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... classes were ready and we couldn't teach. This is an issue that they should have had well sorted out before we even got to Spain, but fine; I was willing to be patient with them for the first week of the internship and wait to teach. The problem is that ...

Day in Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Day in Sevilla

A travel blog entry by tblack

... Walked up to the main fountain just as a local man was getting into the fountain with an umbrella and bathing suit. Temperatures were soaring, so we headed back for a late siesta. Headed to La Carbonera for touristy flamenco, tapas, and some ...

Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Sevilla

A travel blog entry by tblack

Headed straight out to the bullfighting arena in Sevilla, which is one of the most famous rings in Spain. Very neat to see with the contrasting bright blue clear sky. Headed up to the Alcazar, a former Moorish (or the Moops if you´re a Seinfield fan) ...

End of week 4, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

End of week 4

A travel blog entry by btfreder

... the language in their entire twenty years of living on the island. Because there are so many people like Irene, and since the economies of the Canary Islands depend so much on the tourism and money of retired folks, communities in the south have adapted ...

Colegio Cisneros Alter, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

Colegio Cisneros Alter

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... of the whole school... it is much larger than most US schools... with a rock wall, karate room, boardroom, couches in the lobby and a large conference room.  We even ate lunch with the kids in the cafeteria.  It was a great experience. After ...

Last day of school - El Teide at night, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain travel blog

Last day of school - El Teide at night

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... " questions... favorite food, music, etc., but 2 of the questions were unbelievable.  One kids asked Katie "Can I have your #?" and another asks "Do you like anyone in this class?"  Susana was not very happy with him, I thought it was ...

Back in Espana, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

Back in Espana

A travel blog entry by steph_444

... around beautiful, inspiring, full of character Sevilla today until I will head to the airport tonight. It is gorgeous and sunny here. Most gorgeous place in Spain by far. The trees are in bloom, the air is sweet, hundreds of birds are chirping, and ...

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