Hotel Palacion De Tonanes
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... a shop in Santillana and buy something from everywhere. Also, samurai swords.
Nothing says Spain like a Samurai sword.
I also saw my 2nd Spanish wedding in Cantabria. I liked the wedding in San Vicente better, but they had a few things in common.
1. No limos-both weddings used the same type of old car.
2. Women wore fascinators. I wonder when this trend is going to catch on in the USA. I guess if the royal wedding didn't do it, nothing will.
On Wednesday, Savannah and I were sitting in the teachers room and one of the teachers, Carmen, invited us to her Sevillanas class at a bar named Bitacora. At first, I was like," DANCING CLASS....NOOOOOOO." I have taken one dance class in my entire life and I lasted one day. I attended one irish dancing class with Aileen and Meghan and never went back. But, Savannah and ...
Spanish children, who happen to do well with English, are given the GREAT OPPORTUNITY(by opportunity, I mean compulsion) to attend extra classes once a week in the afternoon for 2 hours. On Mondays or Tuesdays, the bilingual students of 1, 2, 3, 4 have a 2 hour afternoon session from 4:30-6:30. So, when school lets out at 2:30, they have a two hour break where they go home, eat lunch and come back.
I work both these sessions, spending an hour with each ...
... of 2 twenty minute breaks during the day. After 2:30, there is a 2.5 hour break and on Monday/Tuesdays the students who are in the bilingual program have an additional 50 minute English class. This gives students time to go home for lunch(which is the main meal of the day) and come back for class.
... 8230;I have no idea what carne I got from the butcher, but it was not cow.
2. When you buy cheese for a sandwich, it is literally just called, " Sandwich slice". I have no idea what kind of cheese it is..some kind of mild swissy type thing.
3. It is common knowledge that Spaniards smoke up a storm..but it is the strangest thing to walk into school where the kids are no older than 9th grade and seeing TONS of students smoking! GAHHHH! There were ...