Hotel Maria Isabel Emijesa

Avenida de García Lago, 7, Santander, Cantabria, 39005, Spain and Canary Islands | 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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... 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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... 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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... one day, but even the replica of the cave was stunning. It gives a lot of insight as to what people thought about and did back then, and it is such a beautiful thing to see. Since they have officially closed down the real caves due to the wearing down of the art from hundreds of thousands of tourists, the replica would have to do. And it was great!

After the museum, we headed out into some of ...

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 ...

4th of July in Santander

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... of Santander and headed out of the city to the suburb of Peņacastillo. It was only 15 minutes by bus and then a five minute walk to find her apartment building.

The only problem I had was that when I arrived, there was no one at the apartment. I guess this is the risk you take when not staying in a hotel or hostel, there is no reception. Laura had said that her brother would be in, but he wasn't. I didn't really know what to do, so ...

Location

This hotel, located on Avenida de García Lago, 7, Santander, is near Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno, Palacio Real de La Magdalena, Playa Primera de El Sardinero, and Parque de Cabo Mayor.
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