Gran Hotel Sardinero

Plaza de Italia 1, Santander, Cantabria, 39005, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santander

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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... 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 ...

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 ...

4th of July in Santander

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... about how much my dad would love to play this course. Maybe someday.

I got a bite to eat at the end of the park and then tried to get a number 3 bus back to the apartment. I sat at a bus stop for about 30 minutes that showed a number 3 should come, but it never did. I started to walk back to the center of town and after walking about three miles and passing dozens of bus stops, I figured out that the bus only runs part of the route after ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Plaza de Italia 1, Santander, is near Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno, Palacio Real de La Magdalena, Playa Primera de El Sardinero, and Puerto Chico.
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