El Congreso

Plaza del Ayuntamiento 25, Villaviciosa, Asturias, 33300, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Villaviciosa

Carnaval in the sun

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... in a different language! A rather civilised end to an eventful day.
The carnival atmosphere was great. I wish we celebrated it in the UK. I suppose some places have carnivals in the summer but this particular one is to celebrate before the start of Lent. Just about everyone gets involved and it's a big occasion in Spain's cultural calendar. But we shouldn't get rid of Pancake Day, that would be a mistake. What we need is a Pancake Carnival!
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New Year's Eve with a Spanish twist

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... to know the pastor's daughter who speaks good English and I was introduced to lots of lovely people. One of the teenage girls excitedly asked me if I've met One Direction, you know, as I live in the same country as them! I had to disappoint her saying I've never had the pleasure of bumping into any of the boys! I was roped into playing team games with the children and teenagers. Things like leading a blindfolded human chain round obstacles, ...

The best Christmas present

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... the hotel Mum and Dad were booked into. Dad had a splitting headache and just wanted to go to bed, so we left him to recover and the rest of us went to my place for dinner.
The next day was Christmas Day. It was very strange because it didn't feel like Christmas at all to me. Mum and Dad came for breakfast. We then had a small present opening ceremony and just chilled and chatted. After crackers and cheese for lunch we decided to go out for a walk round the city. ...

EXCITEMENT!!!

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

Today was the last day of term at CONSMUPA. I got to leave work early as well. Covadonga said, 'You can go home now, one more hour won't make any difference.' Cool, thanks! So off we went to start the Christmas holidays. It's been a brilliant first term and I've learnt a lot, although I feel like there's so much more to find out. I'm glad I decided to not split my Erasmus Year Abroad between Spain and France, ...

Volunteering at the Colegio

A travel blog entry by slbrown17

Monday was my last day volunteering at the Colegio. It's an elementary school right across the street from my University. I volunteer an hour every Monday and Thursday before class. I work with 7 and 8 year-olds with their English. We practice reading English, doing activities, and practicing dialogues. I've been doing it since the end ...

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This hotel is located on Plaza del Ayuntamiento 25, Villaviciosa.
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TripAdvisor Reviews El Congreso Villaviciosa

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent