Corrida De Toros-Sampedro

Being a part of this program was one of the best decisions I have made at Rollins thus far. By participating in our group cultural activities, staying at a home-stay, exploring our city Madrid, and traveling through Spain, I was able to really immerse into the spanish culture. From visiting museums in Madrid to traveling…

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Barcelona and Sevilla-Halvorson

While in Spain I have had such a great time! My favorite memory from the trip was definitely traveling to Barcelona and Sevilla for the weekend. Both cities are beyond amazing and places I hope to return to one day! In Barcelona I visited the La Seu Cathedra, Sagrada Família, parque güell, casas de gaudis,…

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Viva España-Stowe

This week I went to many cultural activities through various parts of the city. The first stop was San Miguel market, a very impressive market entirely within a glass structure. The market is home to several restaurants, barres, and all forms of Avengers. There is little Spanish food that can not be found within the…

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Candelario Weekend-Tuthill

My favorite experience during my time studying abroad was definitely the weekend excursion to Candelario. I loved the small town atmosphere of Candelario, it was really nice to relax and breathe the fresh mountain air. The town was absolutely beautiful and the locals made us feel at home. The best part about the Candelario trip…

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Sommer Deutschland in Münster: July 5-August 2

Rollins students are spending four weeks in the charming German city of Münster studying German language and immersing themselves in German culture.  The Faculty Director for the program, Professor Decker, is overseeing their coursework, leading cultural activities in and around Münster, and providing students with academic and cultural support. Here are their experiences.

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Madrid is Special-Sturtevant

Every week in Madrid is special. One of my favorite things that I experienced while I was in Madrid was my visit to Calderón Stadium, Atletico’s stadium, during the Champions League final against Real Madrid. The crowd was full of energy during the entire game, there was so much excitement, and everyone was proud of…

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Candelario-Thompson

My favorite part of the Verano Español was our weekend trip to Candelario. After being in the city for a couple of weeks the fresh air was refreshing. The locals were nice and welcoming and the weather was perfect. The town has such a charm to it. There were channels of water that run down…

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Candelario-Ward

On one of the last weekends of our program, we got to retreat away from city life and stay in the mountains of Spain. This was probably the most rewarding and enjoyable experience of the entire trip. We were able to really bond as a group since in the city it was very hard to…

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Ramona Lanning

Visiting Candelario was my favorite experience in Spain this summer. The mountains and the fresh air were a much needed break from the crowd and energy of Madrid. When we arrived in the town I was surprised how beautiful it was. All of the buildings had inscriptions on the tops of the doors of when…

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Zachary’s Cultural Experience to Spain

I loved my time spent in Spain, but particularly loved my time spent in Candelario. I had the opportunity to spend time with my classmates in a scenic city located at the base of a mountain. I will never forget the day in Candelario when my good friend and I walked 20 miles to the…

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