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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.
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 ...
After a very long week, today was more than a treat for everyone. Emily, Ana, and I got ready around 2 and headed to the city for the first time! I thought that our campus was the town, which is very small. I couldn't have been more wrong! Santander is huge! We got lunch (and finally ate a vegetable, not bread or ham) at this lovely restaurant. There, I had a salad garnished with tuna and an authentic Spanish tortilla on the side! A Spanish tortilla is ...
... bus station and bought my tickets to Oviedo tomorrow and then to Madrid on Sunday. I figured it would be easier to make plans if I knew what time I had to be where. I then started my walk around the city. I didn't really go in the city at all, since I was told there was nothing really to see, so I walked around the coast.
The coast in this city is really beautiful. You can see the coastline just across the river and out to lighthouses ...
For the past few days, the weather has been really cold and rainy. However, today the weather cleared up and after class was over at 5, pretty much every UIMP student was at the beach! My friends and I bought some pizza and cokes and just relaxed in the sun :)
It's been really cool getting to know people from different countries. A ...
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