Travel Blogs from Santander
... didn't think I could have so much fun and also learn so much at the same time. One of the guys from Extremadura even told me that my Spanish is very good! I think the biggest problem with me (and most people when they are not comfortable speaking a second language) is that it just makes me so nervous to put myself out there and speak my broken Spanish - especially to people who know I sound kind of silly sometimes. But there is no other way to grow. So, from now on I am going to ...
... 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,
... 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 ...
... 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 :)
... 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,