Museo de arqueologia

Within my first three weeks of being in Madrid , I decided to go with a group to the National Archaeological Museum. I was very excited for this particular museum because I have always had a love for the history of both art, as well as other key parts of the foundation of Spain. This…

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Trip to Segovia!

I cannot believe four weeks studying in Spain has already passed. I have enjoyed my time so far embracing the Spanish culture through the food, weekend trips and learning about some of the country’s history. Having to choose just one experience proved to be an impossible feat, so I am going to share with you…

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Weekend in Candelario

One of my favorite things so far that we have done was our trip to Candelario. Candelario is a town located in the mountains of western Spain. We went there on our third weekend of the trip. It is a very beautiful town in the mountains. It was a nice escape from the city of…

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Weekend Trip to Candelario

A couple weekends ago, we all had the amazing opportunity to visit the small, rural town of Candelario. With only a population of a little over 900, this was truly a weekend excursion to relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape.  While not knowing much about this small town before visiting, I quickly fell in love…

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Futbol Game Spain vs Sweden

During this trip, we have had many opportunities to explore the culture of Spain and really immerse ourselves into the country. I had the privilege of attending the qualifying game for the UEFA tournament in which Spain played Sweden. This event was located at the Satiago Bernabeu stadium, the home stadium of Real Madrid. The…

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Weekend in Candelario

My favorite group experience of the Verano Español trip was our excursion to Candelario. Candelario is located in the mountainous province of Salamanca and is a very historic location. I enjoyed the man-made streams that ran on the sides of the cobblestone streets along with the drinkable natural spring water constantly flowing through Candelario’s fountains….

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Weekend in Candelario

On one weekend we traveled as a group to Candelario. Candelario is an old city located in the mountains of Western Spain. We were very close to Portugal. On the trip we got to see many amazing sights. On Saturday morning we woke up and had an amazing breakfast and then proceeded to climb the…

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Verano Español Jiranek

Thus far, studying and exploring Spain has been an amazing experience. I am so grateful that I have been given the opportunity to experience Spanish culture alongside fellow Rollins students. One of my favorite aspects of Madrid is the beautiful parks located in various spots around the city. I was introduced to these parks early…

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Hiking Excursion in Candelario

Studying abroad in Spain has been amazing to say the least. I have been given an endless amount of opportunities to explore and learn new things. Particularly my most memorable cultural activity was when we visited the small town of Candelario. I had no idea what to expect. When we had arrived I was amazed…

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Verano español

This trip has been an eye opening experience and I’m very thankful for such an amazing opportunity. It has taught me a lot about myself and how well I can adapt in situations that force me to be uncomfortable. I’ve learned more about my habits and who I am as a person because I was…

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