Travel Blogs from Santander
... 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 ...
... very excited that we were able to see a work of his! The building of his that we saw was the Capricho - decorated with tiles that have sunflower designs and music notes on them. It's a unique place, for sure! Gaudí was highly influenced by nature, so his architecture is one of a kind.
We had a great time on our first excursion! We will be going on these trips every weekend to see what is around our school.
Until next time,
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... islands. You start by walking by the docks and then you hit a beach, followed by a park, then more beaches, and another park. By the time I walked along the city coastline, and then around the first park, I was pretty tired. I would have stopped here and gone back to the apartment, but Jacquelien sent me a photo that was in a park, and I figured it had to be in the next park along, so I had to go check it out. I'm really glad I did.
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