Hotel Bahia de Santander

Avda. Alfonso XIII 6, Santander, Cantabria, 39002, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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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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Hello everyone!

We had a very busy day today on our first excursion with our school, UIMP. The day started out with us leaving on a tour bus around 9:30 am and driving approximately 40 minutes to the Museum of Altamira. For those of you who don't know what the Altamira is, it's a cave that has prehistoric paintings of various images (mostly animals) on the walls and ceilings. Although we did not get to see the actual cave paintings (as ...

Excursion #1! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... one day, but even the replica of the cave was stunning. It gives a lot of insight as to what people thought about and did back then, and it is such a beautiful thing to see. Since they have officially closed down the real caves due to the wearing down of the art from hundreds of thousands of tourists, the replica would have to do. And it was great!

After the museum, we headed out into some of ...

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 ...

4th of July in Santander

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... islands. You start by walking by the docks and then you hit a beach, followed by a park, then more beaches, and another park. By the time I walked along the city coastline, and then around the first park, I was pretty tired. I would have stopped here and gone back to the apartment, but Jacquelien sent me a photo that was in a park, and I figured it had to be in the next park along, so I had to go check it out. I'm really glad I did.

I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Avda. Alfonso XIII 6, Santander, is near Cathedral Santander, Plaza Pombo, Ayuntamiento, and Banco de Espana.
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