Chateau La Roca Hotel

Autovia S-20 El Sardinero, Santander, Cantabria, 39110, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 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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Hola todo!

Sorry I have failed to write in our blog for the past couple of days - I have been so busy with schoolwork!

Anyways, I wanted to write today about my first exchange (or "intercambio" as they call it) with native Spanish speakers. Last night, one of my American friends suggested that we eat dinner with some of the spaniards who just arrived at UIMP on Monday. So, we did, and although it is awkward to put yourself out there and talk to new people, we ...

First excursion with UIMP (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... was also interesting that this church was similar to the churches I saw when I was in France a few years ago.

For our next stop, we had lunch in a town called San Vicente de la barquera. It was a very beautiful town with a castle and a church located in it. I also bought a Cantabria sweatshirt in this town (because it was freezing today to be honest, and I was not prepared). For those who don't know, Cantabria is the part of Spain we ...

Excursion #1! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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Today was an interesting yet very long day. I woke up around 8 am (around 2 am back home, says my everlasting jetlag) and got ready to tour a replica of the Caves of Altamira. For those who don't know what this is, look it up! Historically, it was the first cave found with art inside, opening the doors for many archeologists. At first, no one believed the farmer that they were real, as he casually found them with ...

Exploring downtown Santander (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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Buen día todos!

Today I finally figured where where all the action is in Santander! Our school is on the outskirts of town, but apparently downtown is a short walk and there is so much to see there! We ate tortillas (which in Spain are actually omlettes, not tortilla bread) at a small local restaurant. Afterwards, we explored downtown and ...

Free Day in Santander! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... D! We met up with Rusty (one of our other very good friends here!) and went to the beach. Yesterday, I found this amazing part of the beach with mossy boulders and rocks filtering and trapping the water, making it more blue and warm! I had to go back today!

Unfortunately, it got too cloudy. The sky looked ominous so we headed back to the dorm. I am still so happy with the time we spent there.

Today couldn't have been any better!

Until next time,
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This 3 star hotel, located on Autovia S-20 El Sardinero, Santander, is near Ermita de la Virgen del Mar, Playa de Matalenas, Parque de La Marga, and Parque del Doctor Morales.
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