Travel Blogs from Liendo
... modern art I thought, but it didn't move me or provoke thoughts in me for some reason... Maybe cause we didn't have enough time to absorb her "world", I found it hard to grasp... Anywayyyys, our last night camping was close to San Sebastian, where we will spend the afternoon, and then go back home after more than 2 weeks in the Iberian peninsula. ...
... 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.
... a word they say.
The sun was coming out as I climbed away from Castro and I wasn't long turning my pants into shorts. A lady named Margaret from Ireland caught up to me and we had a good chin flab for a couple hours, stopped for a snack at beautiful spot above the sea. I stopped at the next village and Margaret carried on. It's funny out here when you meet someone that speaks English, it is very intense as you are friends right away, you may ...
... an overgrown path for 3 hours.... By the time we had finally made it out, our legs were covered in bloody scratches and we had to spend that evening searching for ticks on each others arms and legs. Unfortunately they are very common in this area of Cantabria in the thick bushes. Yet, as we walked home with broken shoes and bloody legs we were greeted with a beautiful sunset that quickly transformed the journey into a successful adventure.
... coast of Spain!
I spent the evening listening to their conversations, trying to pick out words that I recognized, and was pleasantly surprised to see how much I have learned since my arrival. If you are looking to learn a language, au pairing is the way to go. You have to learn quickly enough to communicate with the kids. They also speak much slower and repeat words when they whine, ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking