Gran Hotel Balneario Puente Viesgo

C/Manuel Perez Mazo, s/n, Puente Viesgo, Cantabria, 39670, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 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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... 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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... 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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... to turn around. I am so thankful I didn't!! We were walking through the countryside, when out of NOWHERE comes something out of a dream. This glorious, green, whimsical building stands before me, and I know it is Gaudí the second I laid eyes on it. There, I was in love. It was such a wonderful surprise! One of my greatest dreams was to see a piece of work from Gaudí, and when I found out we weren't going ...

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 4 star hotel, located on C/Manuel Perez Mazo, s/n, Puente Viesgo, is near Altamira Museum.
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