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... a fairly sunny part of the world.
My second stop was in the southern part of the province near
the Andalusian border at the Castillo de Calatrava Nueva, the ruins of a castle
& convent spectacularly located on a mountaintop seemingly in the middle of
nowhere. The region around castle was awarded to the Knights of Calatrava in
the late 1100s, a group affiliated with the Cistercian order which won this
border region for the Christian ...
... Because God created it? Because it has been around for many years? Because it can tell the story of time? Sure, all of these things were true... But why it was sacred for Mariana and why it is has become sacred ground for me is because it holds the story of all of the women who have been abused, raped, or killed. You and I are on the same sacred ground as the sisters who have gone before us.
In Mexico I worked with an organization called Ddeser, the Network ...
... come home from her class. Along with her roommate Veronique (another girl from Laurentian) we went out to downtown Ciudad Real. We went to a cute little restaurant for lunch and then I got the full tour of the city, some of the statues, the parks and Katelyn's University.
We had a relaxing afternoon and dinner. Then at midnight,we went out to the Spanish Parking Lot Party. It is exactly what it sounds like. A parking lot filled with ...
... begun strolling around the streets of the town. My first impressions of the town were in was about as lively as a cemetery, however after reaching the Plaza Mayor, all of a sudden, my impressions changed. We now had people, noise, restaurants, theatres and vehicles to be seen, contrary to the literally empty streets surrounding our accommodation that made it feel as though we were staying in an abandoned city.
We had lunch in ...
... and many different plazas. Though it is difficult to orientate yourself as the streets don't really run parallel or perpendicular to each other, they go in any which way. After almost a week here, I can only get to my apartment in one specific route, if not i'm lost.
With classes not starting until the 16th I have lots of time to discover the city more and hopefully get a trip to another city in.