Hotel Casal del Castro
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... the owner is from Bolivia, I'm not sure. Watching last night game was a pain to be honest, or maybe both teams were too good defensively, but Netherlands didn't produce any game so it's only fair they're out. The trip is slowly reaching its end, as we drive towards Bilbao, then San Sebastian ...
... having so much fun!
We were talking to four other people - two from Extremadura (in Spain), one from the Balearic Islands (in Spain), and another from Ecuador. They are all students here trying to practice their English. So, we spoke to them in Spanish and they spoke to us in English. It was very interesting and we were able to help each other learn so much.
After dinner, we all went back to the common room in the dorm and continued to talk until almost ...
... plazas in preparation for the festival of Santa Maria Magdalena to be held that day. The procession, which included litte girls dressed in long white dresses and the boys in either velvet waistcoats and floppy velvet caps or sailor suits, followed the flower pathways all around the town, stopping at the various altars for prayers. When it was finished, the cafés and bars of the story book old town ...
Next, after lunch we drove to our last destination - Comillas. This part of our trip was definitely the coolest part. We got to see an old palace called la Castilla de sobrellano, which was a neogothical styled home with hints of modernism in the decor. After this, we got to see the coolest part of all - a work of Antoni Gaudí! This architect is famous in Barcelona (and unfortunately we won't have time on our trip to go there), so ...
... where 99% of this work is), I was crushed. Fortunately, Comillas is one of two places with a work from Gaudí outside of Barcelona. I could not believe it! I had almost never been so excited! If there is one thing I wanted pictures of today, it was that. I must have taken over 50 pictures of it!
Finally, it was time to head home. I am exhausted. Hooray for school tomorrow!
Besos y abrazos,
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