Metropol Rooms Alcala
Travel Blogs from Alcala De Henares
... Everyone was much closer after the trip... no
We spent our first day walking around the city and took photos of
Sacromonte and found two beautiful terraces to pass the time. Life in
Granada seems slow and peaceful and everywhere we went there was live
music and people just enjoying the simplicity of life. We spent our
first night at a restaurant where we ate tapas, I had the best burger I
... to the doctor next Tuesday and we are hoping for the best of news possible. For sure, it is believed as of now that she can't work for another 3 weeks or so. Several very good things also happened this week. The first one is that I began volunteering! Through the Institute (my school here) I signed up to help spanish children learn English in school. I am now going every Tuesday in the mornings to practice talking English with a class of boys and girls about 12 years old I'd ...
... Emilio. The first question they asked me was whether or not I spoke Spanish well, to which I responded with my standard "Ehhh...". In all honesty, I don't think my Spanish is terrible, but after all that traveling, that was NOT the first question I was hoping to hear. Thankfully, I've been able to understand a lot of what's been going on in terms of our conversations in the piso (our little apartment). Goyi is much easier to talk to as ...
Unfortunately the day came to leave Ibiza. So Clarissa, Tony and I had booked the same flights back to Germany. The tickets we bought were to Madrid, then to Germany from there, which turned out to be less than half the price of a direct flight. The only downside was the 8 or so hours we had in between. We had planned to catch a train into Madrid city, but when we got there it was about 36deg and a 4 train changeover didn't sound like fun. So we just hung out at ...
... 1 mojitos that tasted like cough syrup and had to be washed down by extremely salty potato chips, BUT we did manage to make it into a game wherein Ashley taugh me I am in fact capable of creating trivia questions. There were also free shots involved. We did not feel great the next day. But we laughed a lot anyway while we explored the exciting and beautiful city of Madrid!
photos compliments of Ashley. ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet