Travel Blogs from Santander
... hang out with native Spanish speakers instead of with the Americans (who only want to speak English most of the time). My goal is to be able to speak Spanish dramatically better by the time I leave, and I believe this is the way to achieve that goal. Speaking Spanish inside the classroom but English in my free time will get me no where. This is exactly what our teacher, Lourdes, has told us since day 1 and I am so glad I finally took her advice.
... stopped taking excursions into the actual cave so as to protect it), we did get to go into a replica cave. It was so interesting to learn about the cave paintings because they offer valuable insight to the beginning of humanity.
After the museum, we drove to Santillana to see the roman church located there. It was absolutely incredible to see this church because I have studied the different types of architecture in my culture of Spain ...
... where 99% of this work is), I was crushed. Fortunately, Comillas is one of two places with a work from Gaudí outside of Barcelona. I could not believe it! I had almost never been so excited! If there is one thing I wanted pictures of today, it was that. I must have taken over 50 pictures of it!
Finally, it was time to head home. I am exhausted. Hooray for school tomorrow!
Besos y abrazos,
... very interesting to watch. Everyone was wearing red scarves around their necks for whatever it was that they were celebrating.
After leaving downtown, we decided to spend the rest of the afternoon at the beach. Tomorrow we are going to the west coast for the day, so stay posted for more exciting details about our trip :)
... 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 ...