Hostal Pena de Francia

Address: C. San Pablo 96, Salamanca, Castile-León, 37001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Salamanca

The Rain in Spain Falls Mainly in Salamanca!

A travel blog entry by friesendm on Nov 08, 2014

1 comment, 16 photos

... North Africa were pushed south only in the 11th century, marking the beginning of a period of growth and intellectual energy which birthed the 12th century University of Salamanca. Claiming to be the fourth oldest in Europe, and first to have papal validation of its university degrees, the university’s beautiful sandstone “colleges”, or dormitories, still dominate the central core of the Old ...

Woah, I actually have homework

A travel blog entry by beebucks22 on Oct 08, 2014

... to me. I am definitely going to miss the fresh baguette at every meal when I go home, especially with that cheese that she has! After lunch, I worked on a little homework until around 4:30 pm when I had to walk to Mester in the rain. When we got there, we had a Salsa dance lesson! It was so fun! We also got other information about taking classes during the week. The woman who taught the classes was so awesome. ...

Working in two time zones

A travel blog entry by lmanalas on Jun 24, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... s a bummer, I'd rather start sooner rather than later, but that gives us plenty of time to utilize Rosetta Stone! A lot of the same people work at the school. Many of them recognized our faces, but couldn't remember our names. Same goes for us. There is one exception, though. One of my first teachers, Isabel, walked in the door, saw me, grew a big smile and yelled, "Kyle!" She was excited to have us back, hopefully I'm in ...

What a beautiful city!

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john on Apr 22, 2014

6 photos

Salamanca really is a beautiful city. Wide pedestrian streets throughout the centre of town, extremely well maintained/ restored buildings. The university is the oldest in Spain and Salamanca is still very much a university town with students everywhere. Many students come from overseas to study here. We went to a special exhibition "Antiguos instrumentos de Tortura" ( Ancient instruments of Torture) interesting in a horrible way. Men really were/ ...

Salamanca

A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jun 14, 2013

1 photo

It's 6.20am and we're on the move again, to Salamanca today. Thought I'd do a very brief post to reassure everyone we're okay, just haven't had time to write lately. We've been visiting lots of places in Portugal hearing lots of the history, most of which goes I. One ear and out the other. I'm historied out. Everyone is getting slower ...