Hospederia de Arantzazu
Travel Blogs from Onati
... against the "Blue Jersey" player who was the younger or challenging player.
After an early night out, we headed back to the hostel for a good nights sleep.....which we then realized was not going to happen when there was 12 people in the same room coming in and out every hour of the night and then the electricity going on and off causing the emergency lights to go on and off throughout the evening! ¡Bienvenidos a España! A short sleep it was indeed!
... and I love my host Mama, but I needed a change of scenery, a break, and a sense of family.
Oihane’s family welcomed me like one of their own – and I loved spending time with them. Marie-Carmen taught me how to make Spanish Tortilla, and even though I was horrified by the amount of olive oil needed to prepare it (about ¾ of a liter!!!) I loved laughing and talking in the kitchen as we made it.
Juan-Jo spent so much time answering all ...
... that modern art confuses me.
4. Going to a Basque birthday party
5. Apparently learning that Spain considers Bon Jovi to be "heavy metal"
6. Hanging out @ the apartment of a couple Germans and their one British room mate.
7. Realizing how much more accomplished Germans are in that they were speaking German, English & Spanish.
8. Learning how to Greek dance at 4am in the street from ...
... and are getting used to 'apartment' living again! VERY close quarters for big people with big personalities - but we are actually managing ok and just feeling SO thankful that we have this space and that our plans are still a GO - just a little later then expected. Jake (our dog, also with a big personality!) has moved to his new home with our good friends Kristin and Kela who have an acreage and other dogs in East Sooke - we are certain he will be ...
... then back on and then canceled again, so I have a feeling I won't even know if I can go until the night before or morning of my flight. Another thing I have to keep in mind is the chance that even if I make it there safely, I still am not guaranteed a flight home on Sunday. Thus, I am in a pretty big predicament right now. I guess I will just have to wait and see what news I get over the next few days.
Hope all is well in the States!