Segovia Day Trip

Studying and working abroad in Spain has been an amazing experience. Besides going to the Don Quijote Academy to learn Spanish and working at IFEMA, I have participated in several cultural activities that have expanded my knowledge of the Spanish people and their culture. One of my favorite cultural activities was visiting the town of…

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This picture is from the Spain vs Sweden European Cup match. The atmosphere was unlike any other that I have experienced during a professional sports game. From the beautiful views to the electrifying fans, the tickets were well worth the cheap price. The game showed how unique the Spanish culture is, and how unified they…

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Weekend in Candelario

Prior to coming to Spain, I had never even heard of Candelario. The little town located in Salemanca was often mentioned by my host mother, as she talked of its history and beautiful sights. Even after the high praise my host mother gave the place, I did not see myself enjoying the place, until I…

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Weekend in Candelario

Our weekend excursion to Candelario has been the highlight of my trip this far. I enjoyed every aspect of it!  On our way Candelario, we stopped in Salamanca and took a guided walking toward around the city.  The architecture was phenomenal, (especially the doors to the cathedral).  When we arrived in Candelario, my friends and…

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Candelario

The weekend trip to Candelario has been my favorite part of Verano Espanol so far. The bus ride out of the city had beautiful views of the mountains which were just a preview for what Candelario would be like. I had seen pictures of the city from past trips with the program, but pictures don’t…

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After spending about three weeks in the busy and fast-paced lifestyle in Madrid, traveling to Candelario was a breath of fresh air. Not only was the culture much more relaxed and calm it was unique and intriguing. The town folk was delighted to meet us and each experience in the town was welcoming and enjoyable….

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Segovia Day Trip!!

The first weekend here in España we went to Segovia. I think Segovia is one of my favorite towns in Spain. Segovia has so many huge trees and quaint squares, for I never wanted to leave. I wish we could’ve spent more time there so that I could explore all the little shops and markets….

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Madrid VS Sweden Soccer Game

One of our cultural activities during our first few weeks in Spain was to attend a “futbol” game.The game was played between Spain’s team and Sweden’s national team, held at the famous Santiago Bernabéu stadium. I have always heard how passionate the fans were for these games so, I was excited to witness it first…

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Spain VS Sweden UEFA

My favorite thing we have done in Spain so far has been to go to the Madrid VS Sweden UEFA soccer game. The energy even outside the stadium was incredible. Everyone was so excited to be there and the atmosphere was contagious. After entering the stadium, we made our way to our seats and then…

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Letter to America_Izziemorrow

During our first couple weeks of being in Spain we have done several cultural activities. My favorite of which has been going to the Madrid VS Sweden soccer game. When we got to the stadium I was shocked at the size of the stands because it was much larger then I expected. Outside the stadium,…

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