Hotel Estrella Albatros
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... in the tour. Things started to go south when I exited differently out of the square towards Valor chocolate shop to stay with the other part of our group headed there with Scott.
The rain started falling in earnest as I led my band of six out of another small square at the incorrect 7 o’clock position instead of the correct 6 o’clock position. Though small by degrees, this kind of error in the circuitous city ...
... of orange soup and pork sausage. I was not very hungry at all. After dinner I showered and now I am gonna attempt to do a little homework if my head ever stops pounding. Oh and not to mention my host brother Pedro is sick and I just found out Ébola is in Madrid (2 hrs from Salamanca) and we were watching the news about it on tv when we had dinner. They were also interviewing someone from EEUU in front of the White House and showed a clip of Obama. Hopefully is doesn't spread. What a day. ...
... The next day, we had an 8:30 wake up call, had breakfast, and took a walking tour around Madrid. We saw the palace (which I had already seen with my mom) and then we walked to the Museo del Prado (a museum). We weren't allowed to take pictures, but we saw El Greco, Goya, Rubens, and Tintoretto (Famous Artists). Our tour guide was a fabulous lady who knew her stuff. It was pretty awesome.
After that, I ate some lunch at the museum's cafe with a few other students ...
... have been called Jaffa. How good it was too! Then, Sr Jillian take note, a violet flavour. This was in honour, of course, of Haighs violet creams! Back on the bus to travel to the old university town of Salamanca, but on the way we take a detour, not on the itinerary, to the tomb of the great St John of the Cross. He was the spiritual advisor of Theresa of Avila, and author of mystical writings. Salamanca is another delight again. Our accommodation is in a restored monastery. And I ...
... to go out. Oh yeah, people here dress up for Carnaval. Luz went away all weekend with her friends to go celebrate Carnaval, and she left the kids to cook for me. My program gave us costumes to chose from and I was a beefeater guy from London. It was a really fun night and I got back at 3...they call that early. Luz said a late night is when you walk back and it is no longer dark outside. I don't know if I'm ready for that though.