Travel Blogs from Salamanca
So it Begins
For the Sake
God's sense of humor or direction is amazing; for I begin the end of this leg of my Pilgrimage into the world by meeting my favorite …
... again because she's seriously hilarious.
Our first week in Salamanca has been a lot of chilling, really nice compared to the first few days of running around constantly on this continent. We woke up at 10:30ish today, which was probably the earliest we've woke up since settling into our apartment. I suppose we're still jet lagged. It'll get old quick though, there are many places in the city and region I'm anxious to see.
... Finally we called it a night at 3:30 am after having such a blast. Last night, Saturday, we decided to check it out again and there were even more dancers. It was just three of us girls and we all got asked to dance by some super skilled older salsa dancers. Pretty sure I danced some Merengue as well. The guy I was dancing with was super patient and I had the best time making a fool of myself. By the end of the night, I'd sort of caught on....I think. ...
... After about 2.5 hours of the most scenic drive I've ever been on I met my Spanish host mom, Luz, who was waiting for me at the Salamanca bus station. She and Álvaro, her son (20 years old), took me back to their apartment. Álvaro showed me my room and I got settled. Álvaro attends a different university, so he only comes home certain weekends.
I went out to the living room where Luz was watching tv and ...
... look for support for his journeys. So I had to see that in order to not to upset my cat Colombus :) Again so beautiful ! I think I will have breathing problems if I continue visiting such impressive constructions :)
In order to solve the breathing problem, we walked towards the river and reached Puente Romano - a Roman bridge from 1st century. While crossing the bridge I touched the sides of the bridge several times just to feel ...