Ciudad de Parla
Travel Blogs from Parla
... taking thermodynamics along with fluids so I will have to put in a little
extra effort in that area.
The thermodynamics class was much bigger
with about 50 people since it was the lecture class. Once again the material
wasn’t too special except the students kept talking among themselves and also
giggled! a lot! I felt like I was in a high school class not that I have ever
been to a Spanish high ...
We missed the alarm (if there was even one set) so there was 15 minutes to get ready for school. I told Nat "have fun" and rolled over back to sleep. Woke up at 11, had breakfast and back to bed until after 1! Mum rang and we spoke for a while. At 3 Nat came home and we went into Madrid to go to Temple De Debod. But Nat changed her mind without telling me, or Sergio or Angi who came with us. We ended up at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of Real Madrid a ...
... bowl of dessert. It is nice to know she cares so much.
Nat and I then went to a shopping centre, and Decathlon (the biggest sports shop that went further than the eye could see, literally) to buy a container for my lunch. It was very specific. Most of the other shops I'd never heard of. To keep kids entertained whilst their parents were shopping they had zoo animals that were like bikes that the kids rode around on - it was adorable! We ended up at Starbucks where ...
What a great day! Headed out to the metro this morning to locate the bus station...successful venture. Took a bus to Toledo, Madrid for about €10 return...success. Found a local bus for about €1.40 to take us to Plaza de Zocodover. What a beautiful area! Found some lovely shops where a few dollars were dropped ...
... getting somewhere” – it is simply used for people who want to cycle/run for a long way in the baking sun and then run all the way home again. Naturally the more ample-figured among us might regard this as something of an act of lunacy, and we are not alone. The Spanish refer to this track as the Tontodromo. Tonto means nonsense, and “dromo” comes from the word “velodrome”, the construction of which would clearly have been a much better idea. At least in ...
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