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Before the students began their dance, they focused on the rhythm of the drums "caja" and took turns practicing with the music. ¡Olé! In the end the students learned dance and enjoyed practicing it with their peers as Rocio, our dance instructor gave us easy to follow instructions. What a... Continue reading
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In our second cooking class, students will make a Paella. They were learning how to make an authentic Paella, which does not have seafood. Yes, you read it correctly, a tradicional Paella does not have seafood. They paid close attention to the details and the ingredients. At this point students... Continue reading
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¨Good things come to those who wait, but better things come to those who DO!¨ You guys did IT! The end of the program comes with a little melancholy since we will miss Seville, but happiness since the students will return to their hometown with a new vision. The students... Continue reading
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As the students enjoy one the last cultural outings at Nervión Plaza movie theater, I would like to reflect on their experiential education. All of the students have been exposed to not only the culture and gastronomy of Seville, but also to the amazing history that Seville and other Spanish... Continue reading
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Students enjoyed an awesome bike tour with Sergio, our bike tour guide. It was lots of fun learning and bike riding. Here are some pictures. Continue reading
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The visit to Cordoba represented for students both visually and physcially experience the convergence of the World´s biggest religions all in one region of Spain. It was originally was a Catholic Christian church built by the Visigoths. When Muslims conquered Spain in 711, the church was first divided into Muslim... Continue reading
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Students had a blast, because who doesn´t enjoy dancing and playing the caja (box) to the Spanish rythm. Such a passionate dance and the CIEE students had so much fun practicing the sevillana (Seville style flamenco. Sevillanas can be heard mainly in fairs and festivals, including the famous Seville Fair,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Gazpacho or Tortilla Española? Today the CIEE Seville Session 2 students learned how to make the most typical andalusian dishes, with the help of Victor, our chef, and Bea his assistant. The students learned each process by working in groups and following the directions of the chef. It was very... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today the students visited the Castillo de San Jorge in the Triana Nieghborhood and learned a lot about the Spanish Inquisition and the tales of the city. They also visited the Mercado de Triana, the market, where they got to see the richness of the foods that come fresh to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today´s adventure took us to kayak in the Guadalquivir, where the fun and teamwork was a must. In pairs the students were able to navigate (some for the first time, even me!) and even play games while in the water. Getting wet, was just part of the fun, while they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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With many so many activities the students really got a chance to make friends, practice their Spanish and sample many delicious dishes of the Spanish gastronomy. With our great Orientation Leaders, in blue t-shirts, Juanjo, Emilio, Julia and Luisa (not in the picture) and the wonderful staff at Seville CIEE... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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