Hotel Villa Pasiega
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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.
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 ...
... 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 :)
... D! We met up with Rusty (one of our other very good friends here!) and went to the beach. Yesterday, I found this amazing part of the beach with mossy boulders and rocks filtering and trapping the water, making it more blue and warm! I had to go back today!
Unfortunately, it got too cloudy. The sky looked ominous so we headed back to the dorm. I am still so happy with the time we spent there.
Today couldn't have been any better!
Until next time,
... Laura a text and then sat on her front step playing Candy Crush. Luckily, ten minutes later her boyfriend Alberto showed up and let me in. He showed me around the flat, and then I was just left to do whatever. I had to find a place to stay in Oviedo for tomorrow night, so I did that, and then I thought it was time to head out and see Santander.
I got my own set of keys for their flat and caught the bus back into the city. I went back ...