Hotel Las Tablas
Travel Blogs from Daimiel
... but in the end we got back in the car, found the square and met Carlos. We finally got happily settled into our apartment knowing we didn't have to drive for the next few days. I'm sure the GPS lady was happy to have a day off as well.
The region of La Mancha is known for Don Quixote and windmills. As we drove through the plains, the hills in the distance were dotted with old fashioned windmills that spoke of a simpler time when ...
... and Reproductive Rights in Mexico. One of my main tasks was to read the daily newspapers and cut out articles on a variety of topics.... contraception, STIs, abortion rights, and feminicide. Feminicide is the murder of women simply because they are women. I had only been working for 2 weeks before I went to hear Mariana speak but I was already confused about the newspaper articles I was reading. My worldview, my upbringing maybe, did not allow me to understand why ...
After the bull ring, we spent the rest of the afternoon walking around the streets of Madrid until we found a nice tapas restaurant to get dinner. We got 12 different tapas and a jug of sangria to share. The tapas included blood sausage, croquttas, potatoes, grilled peppers, salad, meatballs, calamari, battered shrimp and Spanish sausage. It was a fantastic choice, and the Sangria was great too!
We finished our night ...
... mayor with my head and stomach still feeling below par, before we went inside the famous theatre. The theatre itself was very interesting, and accompanied with the audio guides (which we tend to avoid mostly as they can be quite annoying and troublesome to carry), made the short experience well worth it.
We continued strolling around the character filled town, before we returned to the room at around 5:30PM. We relaxed for a couple ...
Before I left Canada I really didn't know what to expect. After waiting for 2 hours at baggage claim, I realized that life in Spain is a lot slower than life in Canada. Once I arrived in Ciudad Real, where I will be living for the next 10 months, I encountered the next difference, the heat. Temperatures during the day can reach up to 40 degrees Celsius, and at night it only goes down to 20 degrees. This is a ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility