Travel Blogs from Canet de Berenguer
... car and an 18 inch pavement on either side for pedestrians. Some buildings look to have been around for a hundred years or two, but many seem to be modern but unkempt. There is an air of gentile poverty in some streets, as if the residents are clean and tidy but lack the means to do regular maintenance.
I feel more out of it in this town than I did in Tokyo. At least there I was aware that I was different. Here I look the same as ...
... to get this ease in a new city and how good it feels. The light had mostly gone when we walked into the foyer and came up the lift. There's a public demonstration nearby about austerity measures. Valencia city hasn't paid the pharmacists for many months we read.
We settle in and read on. We will no doubt eat late on bits and pieces gathered at the market yesterday, a consequence of lunch at 3 pm. If we eat at all. Domestics like washing are in progress to cover the remaining ...
... saved on the tablet we navigated the city streets of Valencia with only one wrong turn and found our destination.
We were looking forward to checking in at The Westin, another great agent rate, as neither of us have stayed at a Westin before. Our room was not ready yet but we were hungry so dropped off our bags and took off to the "old town". All in all we weren't overly fussed with the city, perhaps we had ...
... Tomatina and how/when we could hang.
Class starts. Rafa is so patient and is such a good teacher. He's great with assessing who needs help and paying special attention to make sure that all the students are growing at a similar pace. He knows some English, but not like a Swede or German or Belgian. While working with me, he was trying to describe something but his pronunciation was off so didn't understand him at first. And when I got it, I joked that ...
... During the fourth period, all four classes got together to work on their parentīs day presentation. It shall be interesting! It was quite disorganized, so the 3 of us teachers sat back and let Matt kind of lead it trying to figure out how to best facilitate it all. I think I will send a message my principal in Lake Mills as I have never ever quite appreciated her as much as I do right now. :)
After class, Diego (the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility