18 Mar, 2015 @ 15:30
1 min read

A Roman market and St Patrick’s Day in Sevilla

WP     Pro e


THE weekend brought with it a very tranquil couple of days in the sun exploring Sevilla.

Not having a timetable to stick to was a pretty welcome change after a week of lessons, and it was lovely to have so much time to see the city – most of which was spent strolling around a Roman market in the Alameda and eating cake.

With lessons until gone 2pm, and cultural activities lined up by Clic for the afternoons, I’ve been really surprised by how busy the days are. And it seems like most people at Clic manage to have pretty full evenings too, with all the students keen to meet new people.

This week has already seen lots of Spanish practice, with a viewing of ‘La Gran Familia Espanola’ (which I couldn’t recommend more) with the cinema club, and a trip to the Museo de Bellas Artes.

Yesterday was St Patrick’s Day and with the number of American students at the school it seemed like the majority of students were feeling pretty ropey today. But when you’re in bars full of Spanish people it’s difficult not to get in some conversation practice as well. Every little helps.

Phrase of the day: nunca te dice las cosas a la cara – a good way to describe someone who likes to talk about others behind their backs.

Imogen Calderwood

DO YOU HAVE NEWS FOR US at Spain’s most popular English newspaper - the Olive Press? Contact us now via email: [email protected] or call 951 273 575. To contact the newsdesk out of regular office hours please call +34 665 798 618.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

nun e
Previous Story

Social media to boost recruitment for Spanish convents

propertyfrontpage e
Next Story

New property magazine for southern Spain from the Olive Press team

Latest from Immi Calderwood's Mission Español

Go toTop

More From The Olive Press

Major resort in Spain plans to fine tourists €750 for peeing in the sea

Major resort in Spain plans to fine tourists €750 for peeing in the sea

BATHERS who decide to relieve themselves in the sea at

Spain maintain victorious start to Euro 2024 with 1-0 win over Albania

SPAIN continued their perfect start to Euro 2024 with a