Hotel Estrella del Alemar

Calle Abajo, 11, Loredo, Cantabria, 39160, Spain | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $44.00
 

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My first exchange with native speakers (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... 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.

Anyways, Ciao!

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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 Calle Abajo, 11, Loredo, is near Altamira Museum.
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