Abba Fonseca Hotel
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What a fast paced day that has ended in one of the most spectacular places I have ever seen. Last night we had spent much of the night to 4am trying to find where to go, we had searched and as I mentioned it had been narrowed down to around 5 destination in 4 different directions of Spain and Portugal.
This morning we narrowed it down to one, Salamanca. This small city is located about half way between Madrid and Porto and allowed for us to head to ...
... stomping. Many forms were subsequently developed, and the performance we saw was an off-shoot style with a lighter flair, and canned music rather than live flamenco guitars. The most traditional flamenco I’ve seen was in a cave on the hillsides of Granada. It was intense, not at all melodic or even pleasant to my ear. But I do prefer the authenticity of tradition to what we experienced in Salamanca.
We had a ...
... do that tomorrow instead since I don't think we have anything. Around 7 pm, Alvaro took us to a place in la plaza learn how to cook something Spanish. There, we met a lady who worked there and took us back into the kitchen. Kitchens here are definitely different than restaurant kitchens in the United States. Even in that huge one, there were still no ovens to bake stuff! We were making tortillas espaņolas. It was very simple, all it was were seis huevos y patatas that were cut into ...
... Bridge constructed in the 1st century. This is an amazing structure not of the scale of the aqueduct but still mightily impressive. The history of Salamanca is extensive and varied with control passing through the hands of Celts, Romans, Sarmatian tribes, Visigoths, and Moors before Christians won the area via the Reconquista. The city was the site of significant battles in the war against Napoleon and was a Nationalist (Franco's mob) stronghold during the Spanish Civil ...
... waited there for a few minutes until this very tall girl came over to me and asked me if I was in ISA. I said YES! And she said her name was Laura and she was too and was waiting to find our tour guide named Rodrigo. So we waited together and eventually he came over and introduced himself and more people started to show up. In total there are 14 girls and 4 boys in my group. I LOVE THEM ALL. Theres Mike, Nick, Taylor & Max for the guys and Laura, Stephanie, ...