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TravelPod Member ReviewsGRAN HOTEL Salamanca
Nice room. Nothing special. At least we were able to print our boarding passes for Ryan Air from the hotel.
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... morning. It was if the hypnotist, Paul McKenna, had entered my room, put his hand on my shoulder and said, sleep. Sleep I did! It was the trip catching up with me, well needed though. When I got up I felt totally recharged, I chatted to Mario over orange juice and coffee, packed and headed out for the Duero Valley.
The Duero Valley was as good as the reviews on trip adviser had said it would be. It was like going back to the stone age ...
... all the other leaders', a material that is easier to clean.
We visited the university buildings, the new and old cathedral, and the Casa de Las Conchas. The Casa de las Conchas was the home of Queen Isabel's doctor in the 1400's. Its name comes from the many shells (conchas) that grace its outer walls. The reason for the doctor's obsession with shells is that he was a member of the order of ...
Here is the entry I wrote last night before bed:
Today I had my first day of classes. All my professors seem nice and are natives of Spain. They are also all women, surprising to me because the faculty at IU seems to consist of mostly men. I feel brain dead now because I had 4 hours of class in a row, which were taught completely in Spanish. I also signed up for a flamenco class today
Some info on the University ...
... on what the meaning behind the words they are saying, even if you don't know the meaning of the words themselves. Then when you get the meaning, you've learned the word! Crazy, right??
Overall (even with classes haha), I've enjoyed what Salamanca has to offer. Safety AND fun, education AND relaxation, and many many many many stories and souvenirs to come home with and share for years. It's only week 2! :)
... off with dessert, homemade blueberry sorbet and profiteroles. Now we could waddle off into the night to find more wonders of Salamanca. And it wasn't long before that occurred.
We left agricultural Guarda and entered the magnificent academic city that is Salamanca. After meandering through the campus grounds admiring the history and beauty of the buildings we were welcomed at the Hotel Rector by Ricardo. We were shown to our room where ...