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  • Las Hogueras de San Juan

  • Dear Global Education Office,

    The people of Alicante, a small town on the Eastern coast of Spain, consistently look forward to an extremely important annual tradition: Las Hogueras de San Juan. This festival lasts a week and is centered around the wooden sculptures built and beautifully painted by local artists. In…

  • Credit: Lauren DaSilva
  • Major: Undecided
  • Tags: Duke Intensive Spanish in Alicante, Spain
  • Las Hogueras

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    The last week of Alicante stood out as the most memorable period of my experience in Spain. Las Hogueras de San Juan – the Bonfires of Saint John – is one of the most important events in Alicante's cultural calendar and is one of the most popular festivals…

  • Credit: Michelle Dalson
  • Major: psychology
  • Tags: Duke Intensive Spanish in Alicante, Spain
  • Farewell Alicante

  • Dear Duke Global Education Office,

    The last six weeks of my life have been incomparable to any. Alicante, Spain is a beautiful and wonderful city that I truly hope I will get to see again in the future. This picture was taken at the program’s farewell lunch from the twenty-sixth floor…

  • Credit: Sarah Turner
  • Major: Psychology
  • Tags: Duke Intensive Spanish in Alicante, Spain
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office, 

    The six weeks I spent in Alicante, Spain were incredible, to say the least. Coming from a small city in Arkansas, spending my days studying at the beach and swimming in the Mediterranean was like something out of a dream. The trip marked my first visit both…

  • Credit: Bethany Sykes
  • Major: Psychology and Global Health
  • Tags: Duke Intensive Spanish in Alicante, Spain
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:
     

    Words, neither English nor Spanish, literally cannot describe how thankful I am for this experience. The time that I spent in Alicante, Spain in the Intensive Language Program has allowed me to grow in ways that I did not even expect. It may seem like a…

  • Credit: Jonathan Hill-Rorie
  • Tags: Duke Intensive Spanish in Alicante, Spain, summer
  • Principe Pio - Madrid, Spain