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Xabi: A Profile of Class

The Basque area of Spain is a unique area to the North of the land. It’s an autonomous community who believe that they should be one apart from the main Spanish land. 1,096 more words


Former Drake Student Still In Spanish Prison, Legal Agreements Pending

MADRID, Spain —  It’s been two weeks since police arrested a Drake University graduate student in Spain and according to his family the effort to get him released continues to be a struggle. 295 more words


Madrid: Day 1

Well we stared off our trip early Thursday morning with a long day of traveling ahead of us. Little did we know how long it really was going to be. 726 more words

Madrid vs. Barcelona


Our second CIEE group trip was to Madrid at the end of February, and they let us have an extremely long weekend for the trip too. 938 more words

Study Abroad

Buen Retiro Park: A Madrid Landmark

The Buen Retiro Park, or just Retiro as it is known, is one of the largest parks in Madrid. Located in the heart of Madrid near the Prado museum, it is the most emblematic of Madrid parks, with a rose garden, formal gardens, a man made lake, statuaries and much more; and of course the fantastic crystal palace now used as a venue for art events. 17 more words


Oh No She Madridn’t: Viva La Fiesta!

This week I celebrated my 21st birthday in Madrid and, as a result, I have consumed more cake and champagne in the past seven days than I thought possible. 440 more words