Abba Santander Hotel

Calderon de la Barca 3, Santander, Cantabria, 39002, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

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My first exchange with native speakers (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... having so much fun!

We were talking to four other people - two from Extremadura (in Spain), one from the Balearic Islands (in Spain), and another from Ecuador. They are all students here trying to practice their English. So, we spoke to them in Spanish and they spoke to us in English. It was very interesting and we were able to help each other learn so much.

After dinner, we all went back to the common room in the dorm and continued to talk until almost ...

First excursion with UIMP (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... very excited that we were able to see a work of his! The building of his that we saw was the Capricho - decorated with tiles that have sunflower designs and music notes on them. It's a unique place, for sure! Gaudí was highly influenced by nature, so his architecture is one of a kind.

We had a great time on our first excursion! We will be going on these trips every weekend to see what is around our school.

Until next time,

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Excursion #1! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... rain of my life for a walking tour. That was so bad! I bought an umbrella for 7.50€ and the freezing wind broke it before I could even use it! Once we reached the church I was happy though! We went to the Colegiata de Santillana del Mar and saw some great architecture. It was amazing to see a building that old (12th century)!

Later, we headed to San Vicente de la Barquera for lunch. Finally, a ...

Exploring downtown Santander (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... candy store with Kindereggs and Chupa Chups (our favorite Spanish candies). We then sat by the harbor for a while and watched all the sailboats in the bay. It was nice to finally explore the town we will be staying in for the next three weeks- and it's such a beautiful quaint little European town. There was even a festival going on downtown today ...

Free Day in Santander! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... from the ones back home. Basically, it is an omelette with potato and onion cooked in. It is great!

After walking around and noting that EVERY store was closed, we checked out a candy shop. While this wouldn't normally be something worth mentioning, I had my first Kinder sorpresa! It's a hollow chocolate egg with a toy inside! Sounds safe for kids right? Anyway, it was excellent!

After scoping out the town, we wanted nothing more but to go to the beach and get ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Calderon de la Barca 3, Santander, is near Cathedral Santander, Church of Sant Francesc Xavier, Ayuntamiento, and Banco de Espana.
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