AC Hotel Palacio de Santa Ana by Marriott
Travel Blogs from Valladolid
Around 10 this morning, we left our hotel and started heading to Santander! After 3 hours of driving, we are taking a pit stop at Valladolid, an older city in Castilla y Leon. Since it is Sunday, it only makes sense that we visited the Cathedral! It was beautiful! Mass was in session, so we stopped in, heard beautiful singing, and then left. Now, we are at El Barque, a café in the Plaza Mayor!
Next time we post, we will be in Santander!
So we arrived in Santander and drove for 2 hours south to Valladollid. We had made a reservation at a motel just off the motorway. It was advertised as ' an American style' drive -thru motel. Designed so you could be close to your fully loaded car in an adjacent lockable garage. Excellent. How convenient. So on driving in it was completely surrounded by leyllandii with only ...
... so we made do with the main pool. We established that Steve had not been swimming for over 30 years so he went for the shallow end first. Within 30 seconds he discovered he could still swim but then sadly attempted to demonstrate all 4 of his strokes. Breaststroke was serene but then the other three were quite violent and I sought shelter in the corner of the pool until all the waves had subsided. Just as the young couple looked like they ...
... was a lot to memorize and a very stressful week! The grading system here is 1-10 with 10 being an A. I have to admit, although I studied a fair amount, I wasn't feeling so confident about my performance on some of the exams, particularly Grammar. Somehow it worked out though and I got all 8`s and 9`s. It was a relief to have some time off after the long week and ...
... morning before class and saw the same couple that I see on most mornings when I run. It’s about 40F in the morning, and this means death in Spain, so everyone that was out and about had their necks and faces completely covered with scarves.
Comida today was cooked potato slices and red peppers with steak cubes soaked in the stock from the meat. She called it ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center