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On day two of our visit to Mexico City, we visited "La casa azul"- Frida Kahlo's house/museum. Here are some pictures from our visit Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today our students took a walking tour of a neighborhood known for its beautiful street art. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today our students enjoyed shopping for the ingredients they used for their guacamole competition-the students worked in groups of three and each team had to get a secret ingredient for their guacamole. Some of the secret ingredients included were mango, garlic, apple and nopal (cactus). Congratulations to the winners! You... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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After a few hours of orientation, our students enjoyed a "merienda" with their new friends. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today (8/04) was our last full day in Madrid. We took a bus to Valle de los caídos, a monumental memorial built by Francisco Franco to honor and bury those who fell during the Spanish Civil War. After seeing the memorial, we went to El Escorial. We ended the afternoon... Continue reading
Friday, 7/31st: Level 2 students made a "hasta luego" video for their Spanish teachers--many tears were shed. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Thursday, 7/30th: Our students spent an afternoon at the Museo Arqueológico Nacional: MAN--they learned about the many civilizations that have inhabited the Iberian Peninsula. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
On Monday (7/27), some of our students took a Flamenco class-they learned the basic steps of Flamenco and put together a choreography. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
A night of fun, singing in Spanish, eating tacos and hanging out with the host families. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
The heat wave in Madrid continued and we added to it with some hot steps in our Flamenco dance class with Melody, a wonderful teacher-by Matthew Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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On Tuesday (7/21), we visited traditional Spanish shops--many of them dating back to the 18th century and are still serving the public today. Afterwards, we all enjoyed a much deserved ice cream in the Puerta del Sol of Madrid-by Matthew Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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We didn't have time to eat roast suckling pig in Segovia after kayaking on the Duratón river today but we did enjoy the view of the spectacular 2000 y.o. Roman Aqueduct after stopping in the city of Segovia for a brief visit. by Matthew Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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On Monday (7/20), some students braved the heat in Madrid and prepared some traditional Spanish dishes, such as gazpacho, tortilla española, croquetas de jamón and crema catalana. After, they sat and enjoyed the delicious food they prepared-las croquetas de jamón were the group’s favorite dish! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
A group of hungry students had the opportunity to cook and eat traditional Spanish dishes, such as paella, tortilla, gazpacho and tarta de Santiago. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Staying cool with traditional Spanish fans; so fancy! Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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A group of students enjoyed some play time at a local park in Madrid. The "tiovivo" was their favorite! Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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On Monday, some of our students went shopping to two of the most famous markets in Madrid. First we visited Mercado de San Miguel, built in 1916. After, we went to Mercado Barceló. The students took pictures of products that they have never seen before, asked the vendors about these... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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