Buenos Aires

Today is the day I have been waiting fervently for. I will departing to Buenos Aires, Argentina. As I sit here in the JFK airport awaiting the time for boarding, I am more than excited for what I am about to experience in the next 5 months . Growing up as the youngest of 6…

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The Time has Come

The time has come for me to go abroad in Argentina, I thought I had more time and then it’s the 21stand I am packing at 1am in the morning. Even though it is a little scary to go to a country I don’t know the country’s spoken language full I know it will be…

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And Away I Go…

Pre-Departure Blog I cannot believe that I am finally 9 days away from embarking on my journey around the world from New Jersey to New Zealand. (I guess I like the whole “New” thing). I feel like I have been waiting for this day for so long. I recently got an email explaining that I…

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Hiking the Mountains of Candelario

When flying out of Miami, Florida to begin Verano Espanol, I had no idea that I would be embarking upon an adventure of a lifetime. I have taken advantage of my time here in Spain to truly experience the breathtaking sights that the Iberian Peninsula has to offer. After living in Madrid and experiencing both Mallorca…

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Blog post This picture was taken on a hike I did with several classmates in Candelario. We were in the gorgeous mountains of Spain and we needed to see those mountains. The hike brought us off the trail a bit and we found ourselves in the very heart of the Spanish mountain range. Our urge…

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Candelario

This is a picture taken in the mountains of Candelario. Some friends of mine, both old and new, decided to take a hike in hopes of reaching the summit of the mountain that seemed to be there just to tempt us. As we mounted this journey, none of us knew what lay in store. As…

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The medieval ghost town of Granadilla

At the end of the third week of our study abroad in Spain, we visited Salamanca, a small town of Candelario, and also an abandoned village of Granadilla. The tour to this village was a highlight of the trip for me. Granadilla was built in the ninth century by moors, and it was an important…

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Ode to Segovia| Verano Español ’18

Ode to Segovia Verano Españo ’18 By: Ludwyn Holly Venord Segovia is my favorite city I have visited so far during my time in Spain this summer. The city’s lively streets were full of breath-taking views, live music, colorful greenery, and lovely aromas. I especially enjoyed Segovia’s captivating Cinderella-style castle, Reales Alcázares de Sevilla. The castle’s detailed-rich architecture was…

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Reina Sofia and Prado

After being in Spain for four weeks even with the internship its safe to say ive learned a lot.  This is a picture of myself and Travis in a park outside of the prato museum.  As we are allowed one cultural activity outside of the ones on schedule we decided to take a walk around…

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