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Travel Blogs from Santander
... The building are all quite charming, with attractive window boxes of flowers. Most of this part of Spain is not on the foreign tourists places to visit, there are lots of Spanish tourists and not many people speak English which certainly adds to the challenge. As we don't have Leon with his Spanish-English app any more we have resorted to a small phrase book and Clive is practising his th sounds! The main tourist attraction in Santillana is the ...
... bus route was just brilliant - it took you through gorges, past sheer cliff faces, alongside mountains and farms etc etc.
We got to Fuente Te and took the cable car into the clouds. Shame we were unable to see the last 150 m but nevertheless it was excellent.
When we got back to San Vicente we enjoyed some local delicacies. A most enjoyable day.
Today was such a bittersweet day! After class, where we watched Nueve Reinas, we grabbed some coffee and headed to the "end of the semester" ceremony. There, a few of our friends played songs (such as Country Roads) and we were given our diplomas.
It is so sad leaving here! I finally got into the groove of waking up ten minutes before breakfast, rushing to get dressed, eating crescent rolls, going to class for 4 hours, eating lunch, napping, ...
... life. It is almost as if the Spanish people nap during the day to take full advantage of the day and the night.
Tomorrow, there is a ceremony for those of us who will be receiving accreditation from the university. Knowing how much Santander loves to have a reason to celebrate, I hope there will be music and bittersweet tears. I will be sure to keep you posted on how that goes!
... the end they decided to leave the buoy and move to the marina. Much to their disappointment (and our sympathies) the marina dried out in LW so we are unsure of what ended up happening to them but we seem to think that they possibly had an unexpected night passage.
In the morning, after a fairly restless night listening to and experiencing the wash from fishing boats leaving and reentering the harbour, we took the dinghy and went ashore and provisioned.