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Amy Kieffer
North Carolina
world language teacher
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So this afternoon after class and our into the community activities we headed to a local public swimming pool. It was fun to see how they compare to what the kids are used to back in the states. Check out the pictures below. relaxing poolside such a great spot to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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This afternoon was filled with all things ROYAL. After class we headed to the Royal Palace here in Madrid. While we had to wait for just a short while for the remainder of our group to arrive, we took a much needed rest in the shade. It was a hot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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This afternoon the kids spent time appreciating art. We went to El Prado, which houses an incredible collection of art, not only by Spanish painters, but others from around the world. Our guide, Alvaro, meet us the La Puerta Murillo and we split into 2 groups. Upon entering El Prado... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Wow, what a week it has been. I am sure the students are glad the weekend is here so they can rest and relax a bit. Friday afternoon after classes they students enjoyed their outing to El parque de atracciones (amusement park) here in the city. Some student's host family... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today was the day many were waiting for. The tour of the stadium that hosts Real Madrid. The kids had a great time seeing the impressive stadium, walking through the players tunnel and up onto the field. Seeing where the players get ready for their games and the amazing awards... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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After a full day of language classes related to art, music and movies, we had an opportunity to see the live performance of Dirty Dancing. One of the host families was able to get tickets for as many that wanted to go. It was a chance for our American students... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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The afternoon was spent working on cooking some typical Spanish dishes. Students made Gazpacho ( a cold tomato soup), Tortilla de patatas, Crema Catalana ( a typical Spanish dessert) and Croquetas de jamon. We all had a great time and those that had never been in the kitchen before, well... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
Settling in with our families all throughout Madrid. Off to Segovia tomorrow for some kayaking and sightseeing. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
first weekend with hosts families all throughout the city of Madrid. Getting settled in and over our jetlag. Off to Segovia tomorrow for a full day. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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