Travel Blogs from Santander
Hello friends, I'm sorry for the lack of updates. I find it difficult to juggle school and attempting to "live-it-up" and hardly have any down time.
However, it has been more than 2 weeks since an update, and a lot has happened.
In this blog post I will be talking about:
1. The visit to the top of the Salamanca Cathedral
... didn't think I could have so much fun and also learn so much at the same time. One of the guys from Extremadura even told me that my Spanish is very good! I think the biggest problem with me (and most people when they are not comfortable speaking a second language) is that it just makes me so nervous to put myself out there and speak my broken Spanish - especially to people who know I sound kind of silly sometimes. But there is no other way to grow. So, from now on I am going to ...
We had a very busy day today on our first excursion with our school, UIMP. The day started out with us leaving on a tour bus around 9:30 am and driving approximately 40 minutes to the Museum of Altamira. For those of you who don't know what the Altamira is, it's a cave that has prehistoric paintings of various images (mostly animals) on the walls and ceilings. Although we did not get to see the actual cave paintings (as ...
... where 99% of this work is), I was crushed. Fortunately, Comillas is one of two places with a work from Gaudí outside of Barcelona. I could not believe it! I had almost never been so excited! If there is one thing I wanted pictures of today, it was that. I must have taken over 50 pictures of it!
Finally, it was time to head home. I am exhausted. Hooray for school tomorrow!
Besos y abrazos,
... very interesting to watch. Everyone was wearing red scarves around their necks for whatever it was that they were celebrating.
After leaving downtown, we decided to spend the rest of the afternoon at the beach. Tomorrow we are going to the west coast for the day, so stay posted for more exciting details about our trip :)
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