San Glorio Hotel

C/ Federico Vial 3, Santander, Cantabria, 39009, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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My first exchange with native speakers (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... having so much fun!

We were talking to four other people - two from Extremadura (in Spain), one from the Balearic Islands (in Spain), and another from Ecuador. They are all students here trying to practice their English. So, we spoke to them in Spanish and they spoke to us in English. It was very interesting and we were able to help each other learn so much.

After dinner, we all went back to the common room in the dorm and continued to talk until almost ...

First excursion with UIMP (Emily)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... 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,

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Excursion #1! (Ashley)

A travel blog entry by em_and_ash9394

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... 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 ...

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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I almost got back to the bus station by the time I found a stop where the number 3 was actually stopping, so I hopped on and finally got to sit down. I think I had walked consistently for about seven hours, so I was exhausted. I got back to the apartment at about 10:10pm and had just missed the start of the Colombia vs Brazil match, and Brazil was already winning 1-0. I watched the match in the living room with Alberto until Laura and ...

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