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Travel Blogs from Ibiza
... We walked in and saw a group of locals sitting and intently watching this unknown "Sport" that Martin and I had seen a version of earlier in the day. It resembled a Squash game along a massive court with only one wall on the left and along the front of the court. We later found out that the sport is called "Pelota Vasca" and it is quite a popular sport in the north of Spain. We began chatting with the locals and introduced ourselves in Spanish being ...
... 8211; and anyone who knows me knows how many questions I ask! I learned about Spanish history and politics, about the educational system and its flaws, about wine and bonsai trees, about the language of the Pais Vasco… He was a treasure chest of information. He also taught me how to use the Nescafe maker – The European equivalent of a Keurig.
Never has a Cappuccino tasted sweeter J
That’s all for now! I will post more as soon as I ...
... br> 9. Pintxos, Pintxos and more Pintxos.
10. Realizing Spain is a small small small world. Who knew that the random Welsh guy I met would have been the summer English teacher of about 1/2 of my students?
Bilbao is a beautiful city with a lot of character and incredible modern touches. I will most definitely be back!
ALSO, we booked our 8 day adventure to Germany for Christmas!
Friday 24th August
Woke at what seemed like the earlyhours of 8am today. Packed my stuff, scoffed some breakfast, checked out and took the metro and then aero bus to the airport. Here I checked in and got some food before boarding the plane. The plane ride was only an hour long but I still slept the whole time, except when I'd ocassionally sing to myself the Vengaboys song "ooh, we're going to ibiza, nananananana..." aka "we're going to ...
... who I feel very priviledged to know, and would like to thank Andy and Janine once again for planning things so well, as it made the week all the more enjoyable!
Believe it or not, I'm heading off again next week, this time to Clearwater in Florida to make the most of this unexpected time off from work, for some R&R on the beach before starting the new job at Bank of America, so will send you all a quick update from there.
Bye for now,