Let’s Visit Spain!

Spain- Caves

SPAIN: As you may know, the name of my website–The Spanish Cave–has its roots in the year I was moved into a tiny classroom with…

Recipes- Central America

Food from Central America and beyond to make at home with your family. Turn on the radio to a Spanish station, and have fun! Note that…

Atlantean & Basque

My initial encounter with the Basque language (Euskara) was a bit of a shock, particularly since I was in Spain and, well, expected Spanish/ Castellano…

Spain- La Sagrada Familia

SPAIN: La Sagrada Familia is an enormous basilica in Barcelona, Spain, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí. Construction began in 1882, but was halted in 1936…

Southern Spain- Andalucía

The unrelenting Spanish sun beat down on me as I wiped the sweat from my forehead for the umpteenth time, wondering what in the world…

Spain- Tapas

SPAIN: An exciting part of traveling is getting to see and try different types of foods. What is “normal” to you is “strange” to others,…

Spain- La Alhambra

SPAIN: La Alhambra is a famous fort/ palace with beautiful gardens in southern Spain and a rich history. In class, students learn that Spanish and…

Spain- Joan Miró

SPAIN: Artwork by Joan Miró and a watercolor copy by a student. Look at THIS VIDEO PAINTING and THIS VIDEO PAINTING to understand what he sees. “For me an…

Spain- 1715 Shipwreck

CUBA/SPAIN: It is the year 1715–King Felipe V wants his treasure, and he wants it now. As a result, he demands that his Spanish fleet…

Spain- El Prado

SPAIN: El Prado in Madrid, Spain is one of the most famous museums in the world, housing over 27,000 objects and artworks. In fact, it…

Spain- Bullfighting

SPAIN: Pamplona, Spain is perhaps most famous for its celebration of San Fermín and the annual Running of the Bulls. This tradition, although a huge…

Spain- El Camino

SPAIN: The Camino de Santiago is a 500-mile hike across northern Spain. It takes about 30 days to complete on foot. You carry everything you…

Spain- Don Quijote

SPAIN: Don Quijote de La Mancha is a world-renowned, 900-page novel from Spain, written by Miguel de Cervantes way back in the 1600’s. Centuries later,…

Spain- La Tomatina

SPAIN: La Tomatina is a famous tomato-throwing fight that takes place every August in Spain. Tens of thousands of visitors flock to the city of…

Summer Packet 2017

My Dearest Friends: As most of you know, I will not be returning next year. I have loved teaching here, but I also love learning…


  1. Songs- Spain
  2. Making Bobbin Lace (Spain)
  3. Mapa de EspañaAll About Spain: The Regions
  4. Atlas Obscura- All Places in Spain
  5. Real Madrid C.F.
  6. Churros (article)Churros (recipe)Flan – Dessert, Salmorejo Recipe (Spain), Andalusian Gazpacho (Spain)
  7. Metro (subway) – MadridRenfe (train) – Madrid
  8. Paseo del Prado (Madrid)Aeropuerto de Madrid-Barajas, España
  9. Cave of Altamira
  10. Human Towers of Cataluyna (Spain)
  11. Juzcar, The Spanish Village- Blue Smurf Town (Spain)
  12. Color Colorcito Tag Game (Spain), Chapas Game (Spain), 11 Traditional Spanish Games (Spain), More Games (Spain)
  13. Fiestas más populares (España), La Navidad en España
  14. Eating Grapes- New Year’s Eve (Spain)
  15. 25 costumbres españolas (Spain)
  16. Ratón Pérez
  17. El oso y el Madroño/ The Bear and the Strawberry Tree (Spain)
  18. The Black Beaches of La Palma, Breña Baja (Spain)
  19. Flamenco Spanish Guitar- Acoustic (Spain)
  20. Art with Mati and Dada- Antoni Gaudí | Kids Animated Short Stories in English
  21. Gaudí- Salamander
  22. Our Journey to Spain- International Cuisine & History
  23. Gymnastics- Sara Moro, Barra; Gymnastics- Sara Moro, Beam; Gymnastics- Sara Moro, Montage
  24. Casares, Spain
  25. Spain’s La Palma Volcano (fotos)
  26. Gaudi Salamander
  27. Metro System- Spain
  28. 5 Most Festive Cities in Spain

LINKS: National AnthemLa Roja Baila, Rompe Ralph (Auryn)

SPAIN- Southern Spain

  1. Street Mercado1 (Granada)Street Mercado2 (Granada)Street Mercado3 (Granada)
  2. Covered Streets of GranadaCovered Streets of Granada (article)
  3. Andalucía, España1Andalucía, España2
  4. About GranadaAccuWeather (Granada)