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Christine McCormick
Iowa
Spanish and French teacher
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After learning about styles and grafitti artists, the students got to do their own. (in a specific place provided and approved by the city. :)) Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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We rode bikes through Maria Luisa Park and the Plaza de España. It was really hot, but really fun. The most romantic place in the park. They are mimicking the statues that represent different phases of love. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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We visited the town of Cadíz and toured the cathedral and the coastal town. Students got to enjoy the beach after the tours. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today the students learned to cook gazpacho and tortilla española. They all worked together an got to eat what they cooked with the chef from Cocina Andaluz. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
The Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville, originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings. The palace is renowned as one of the most beautiful in Spain, being regarded as one of the most outstanding examples of mudéjar architecture found on the Iberian Peninsula. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Another group posing at the Alcázar. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Some of the group with Adrián Yanéz, our guide, at the Alcázar. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Our first Into the Community Activity, where students had to interact with the locals and introduce themselves and make friends. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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We have had a busy past few days! Saying goodbye to part of our group was sad. We toured the town of Córdoba on Saturday, then had some time to rest and relax on Sunday. Monday we toured the second largest church in Sevilla and finished with some almond cookies!... Continue reading