Hotel Loriga

Valeriano Leon 22, Pola de Siero, Asturias, 33510, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pola de Siero

How can it be Easter already!

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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It's the first day of the Easter holidays and I can't believe it's that time of year already! It was January a moment ago and the long winter months seemed to be stretching out endlessly before me. The Easter holidays were a faint glimmer on an otherwise gloomy horizon. But now I'm starting to get that twisted feeling in my stomach signalling that I don't have much time left here and that I don't want to leave. Can I stay here ...

Carnaval in the sun

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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Saturday was carnival day in Oviedo. Here they celebrate carnaval a week later than everywhere else so that people can go to the carnivals in Avilés and Gijón the weekend before. I'm not one for dressing up but after being told by various people that everyone wears a costume I decided to make a bit of an effort. I bought some artificial flowers and gold stars from a treasure trove full of bargains, also known here as a Chinese bazaar. I put the flowers and ...

Chucked in at the deep end

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

... what to do and just had to get on with it. My Spanish was good enough for her to understand me and she spoke pretty well too. I think I'm coping a lot better than I realise because every now and then I stop and think things like, 'Wow, I just explained Spain's music education system in Spanish to an Italian woman!' I keep forgetting that I'm now capable of using a different language in a professional environment without having to rehearse what I want ...

Snow, sand and The Sound of Music

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... in horror when I admit this and, to be honest, I too don't know how I've got to the age of 22 and still haven't seen it. In a choir rehearsal at univeristy last year we were asked out of the blue by the MD to sing 'Do-Re-Mi' as "everybody knows it", apparently. I got to 're' then just had to sit there while everyone else sang away with a smile on their face. So now I can finally say I've seen The Sound of Music, well the Spanish version!
Victoria invited me to join her ...

Erasmus+ stress

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

... and universities all over Europe, from Amsterdam to Prague and Reykjavik to Rome. I'm going to be able to put my French to use as well when contacting French or Swiss institutions. I've offered to do French classes as well as English for the students who decide to go to France or Switzerland. Covadonga thinks it's a brilliant idea and will be a great help. It'll be a great for me too as my French is horrendous at the moment. The ...

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This 3 star hotel is located in the East Tampa/Brandon area of Pola de Siero.
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