Usual Day in Seville Through the Eyes of our Interns

How does your usual day in Seville look like? Verónica Valdés Vega: Seville is a beautiful city to walk. Every morning I walk through town to get the bus that will take me to the food bank that is in the outskirts of the city. The cobblestone streets and yellow alleys are the most pleasant commute to work. Working for Cooperación Internacional is a great immersion in Spanish culture, everyone and everything that happens there is a very good way to picture the social context in Spain. Work is active, physical, lifting boxes full of vegetables and foods to supply for a week for each family that comes. The counterpart is paperwork, checking every detail from the social services, listing and

Top 5 Discoveries in Seville Through the Eyes of our Interns

1. Chilling in Plaza de España. Ten out of our twelve interns said that it is one of their favorite places in Seville. Plaza de España is huge - the size of five football pitches! It is a Renaissance/ Neo-Moorish style semi-circular building, located in Maria Luisa park, near the Teatro Lope de Vega and the Tobacco Factory. There are 48 alcoves with benches, one for each province of Spain, all designed with painted ceramic tiles. These balconies are the prime spot for taking photos and a place to enjoy sunny afternoons during the winter months (as it is a circular building, it is protected from the wind). There is a fountain in the middle and a canal running along the square, so you can ren

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