Hotel Alcala Plaza
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and going to famous bars in Granada. I had my first Kebob King and
bought a tapestry... "the only one of it's kind in all of Spain!" The
next night was spent on the rooftop terrace with more wine, smoking,
enjoying the view of the entire city. I don't remember the last time I
felt so at peace with myself.
Overall, Granada was an awesome experience and by far my favorite weekend since I have been in ...
... futbol team I liked." When I said a team from England they all boo'd me and started shouting names of Spanish teams! It demonstrated to me how big of a deal futbol is to even small kids here! Next week the teacher said I could plan an activity or game of some kind to keep the kids interested, so I'm excited to see what stories come next! Finally, yesterday I saw my first professional soccer game!! Me and 15 other friends went to Madrid to see the Champion's League match of ...
... before class. So far, it's been little cookies or muffins and a glass of orange juice. Monday through Thursday I have class from 10:30am until 2pm with many other students from Butler which is nice. We've made it a priority to get together and walk to/from places as a group as we've still yet to get the whole cell phone situation organized. Once I'm home from class in the afternoon, Goyi, Emilio and sometimes their ...
... tour of Seville, dinner by the riverside, supper at the local and cheap bodega with great character. A lovely day.
Tuesday – Valencia – a disastrous day. Too hot in the afternoon, couldn’t get to Requena, went on a walking tour, had an inadequate dinner, forgot my train ticket, waited an hour for the train, made Cloris angry.
Wednesday – La Tomatina. Yes, this is what we came for. And it was not quite as awesome ...
... enjoying family time and eating. According the the laws of Ramadan one can not eat from sunrise to sunset. It is so interesting to learn the different cultures and religions. We arrived at our hotel at 12:45 am, The Ritz-Carlton (not our typical hotel). It was so good to take a shower and get some much needed sleep!!! Good night/morning from ...
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