After having worked for many months, we just wanted a break. Because it’s winter, most people go skiing but we decided we wanted warmth and sunshine. So, we decided to go someplace warm and sunny to finally enjoy those things we miss so much. But we didn’t just want to lay by a pool or on a beach for a week. Of course we also wanted to cycle! And Tenerife (Canary Islands, belonging to Spain) is a very good place for cyling this time of year… On Tenerife, there’s the volcano Teide, the highest mountain of Spain and a real challenge to ride. So, Tenerife it was! Continue reading
It’s already Friday again, which means that my 2 weeks in Malaga are over. I had a very good time and met some nice people. The days were tyring but usefull. I hope I will remember enough to be able to talk in the Americas.
Saturday we went to Sevilla with a few people from school. It’s a beautiful city with a lot of history. There’s a cathedral which is built in the 15th century. The tower is built in the 11th century by the Arabs who were in control here back then. The Plaza the Espana is the Spanish pavillion of the World Expo in 1929 in Sevilla.
The first week is already over. It was a nice, but pretty tiring week. Lots of grammar and another 3 hours of conversation class every day. Grammar isn’t too bad, but I need to work on my vocabulary.
The city of Malaga is very big, but the city centre is very nice. There are lots of old buildings, a very large cathedral and because it’s located at the shore there are beaches and a harbor. Pablo Picasso was born here and there’s a small museum which show some of his work.
I’m leaving for Malaga tomorrow to take a 2-week Spanish course. Two weeks of speaking, reading, eating and dreaming Spanish…