Casa Nina Maria
Travel Blogs from San Lorenzo de El Escorial
... Although slightly creepy, it was an amazing feeling to be in the presence of so many of the powerful people I have been studying about all semester.
The library of the Escorial was definitely the most impressive library I had ever sat foot in. It holds collections from all over the world in many languages. Its oldest book is from the 5th century roman times! Behind the Vatican, it is the library with the most precious collection in the world!
July 8th – Monday
With no intention of sleeping as every place to stay was booked, we headed out into the streets
We stopped for a couple of beers and food and then headed back to the bus stop to meet
Coady and Matt who studied on the Valencia program through ISU
We then walked around the littered/trashed streets until we came to the ...
I'm adding this retrospectively (on 8th December!) because I want it to count towards the 'how many km I've travelled' count that is one of the stats available to me on this blog.
I remember having a rather frustrating time at Madrid Airport. On arrival from Heathrow I asked where in-transit people should go (it wasn't at all clear) and where I could get my boarding pass; I was sent upstairs for some reason, but once I got there the only option seemed to be to ...
Just stopped for a look around outside in the gardens - the Monastery is now a school. Very hot - looking rather touristy in our shorts, T-shirts and sandals when the locals are all wrapped up in jeans, shirts and jackets!
... just talked about, the Spanish really are out there having Tapas and wine and socializing. Anyway, the idea is that you move from one place to another and have a wine or a sherry and have one or two things to eat. You get bread and bread sticks at each place and sometimes olives.
Eduardo took us to five different places and you don't stay more than 20 minutes or so. So, in the span of a couple hours, that is a lot of wine and a lot of food and ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking