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Travel Blogs from Salamanca
We are here, we are settled, no more luggage to haul around.
The city isn't very different from what we remember but our apartment this time seems further from everything than our last one. It feels really far, but I guess in reality Salamanca far means an extra 7 minutes walk.
Oh! And our apartment doesn't have an elevator this time, it's on the top floor. ...
... 2-6am. 6 is my latest, but that was a weekend. I can sleep when I get back to America.
After class I usually find people to go to a café or something. All of us Americans are confused and hungry at this time because it's our lunch time. If not already home, I try and get back before 2pm because we eat lunch around 2:30 usually. Today we had some soup and some kind of meat. I basically eat what they give me and sometimes I ask the ...
... to it and the chocolate muffin was worth it alone.
Ramon Alvarez seemed to be the big cheese here... streets and squares and statues dedicated to him. Apparently he was born in 1825 and became a famous sculptor and restorer of art works in the city.
Onwards to Salamanca!
It was about 4.30pm when we arrived, so we dumped the bags and went for a wander round the town. A university town, there are lots of students everywhere and many of the old ...
... weekend has seemed precious and worth remembering forever, mostly because Nannette has made me feel comfortable in my own skin, finally. Why do I have to leave in 10 days? At least it will be the beginning of my flamenco dancing adventures in Granada. That's definitely something to look forward to! Also, Nanette lives and works in Austin the rest of the year which means I can meet up with her as I plan my sister's wedding this coming year. That is so ...
... 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! :)