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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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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