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What a wonderful morning!
Friday, 21st April 2017

Today, a group of students from the Czech Republic and from the UK have come to CENP to attend a few presentations and afterwards take a walk along some interesting and well-known places around the centre of Madrid.
CENP students in the first year of Communication Studies were invited to introduce ourselves to our guests and accompany the group on their walk.  After a brief lecture by our MD, Mrs Mercedes Carreño, which ended with some video presentations, we took off at about 11 a.m.

It was a lovely morning and the sun was shining bright.  We had planned to take our visitors on a guided walking tour towards the heart of the city, so we walked down to “Paseo Pintor Rosales”, along which there are bar terraces where one can have a drink and lounge in the sun reading a newspaper.  We also saw the “Temple of Debod”, which is an ancient Egyptian temple.  From there, on to “Jardines de Sabatini”, “Royal Palace” and “Plaza de Oriente”.  Afterwards, we walked along calle Mayor and saw “Plaza de la Villa”, “Mercado de San Miguel” and, of course, “Plaza Mayor”.  Our walk with the group leaders ended in “Puerta del Sol”.

An explanation of each of the monuments and sites visited was made by the Spanish students, quite a challenge preparing this information in English! We learned a lot about the city and about leading a tour.
The group dispersed at Puerta del Sol, but the group leaders went one way, and all of us, Spanish, British and Czech students went together to grab a bite to eat and have the opportunity to get to know each other better.

A very productive morning that was!

Eduardo Prados Prieto  - Year one Communications Studies