Hotel Palacio De La Llorea
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... and wandering around the Old Town where the city's youths had gone to congregate. It was still quite early (by early I mean around 11pm) so the streets were filled with teenagers of about 16 carrying litre bottles full of alcohol. It made me feel old!
We parted ways and I was back in my flat at about 1am, which is pretty decent for a night out in Spain. I had a cup of tea and read a bit of the Chamber of Secrets which, by the way, is just as awesome ...
... her flat and ended up calling her to ask for directions. I got it clear in my head and set off. There was a barman standing in the street so I thought I might as well quickly ask him if I was going the right way, just to be sure. However, there was nothing quick about it. He isn't from Oviedo so doesn't know, but he insisted on getting his phone and looking on Google Maps. He couldn't find the street so asked another barman to help. ...
... a few surfers out.
Having visitors means I had the excuse to eat yummy Spanish food that I wouldn't normally buy. I introduced the family to churros con chocolate. A churro is a fried-dough pastry dusted in sugar. They're normally eaten dipped in very thick rich hot chocolate. Mmm, so yummy! I'm getting cravings just writing about them! One evening we bought a bottle of sidra to have after dinner. I went out into the small courtyard to pour it from a height and ...
... you all have a wonderful Christmas and a great New Year. The past 3 months in Spain have been fantastic and I've really enjoyed doing this blog - I hope you've enjoyed reading it too! I'll be back in 2014 with more stories and insights into life here. But until then make sure you eat loads of delicious food, watch too much festive TV and spend time with the people who make your life special. ¡Feliz Navidad a ...
... name on it. So, now I have almost 30 cute little drawings. Some of them drew pictures of Christmas with both of us in it, or had a present with our names on it. Before I left, they all came up and gave me a hug. It was so adorable because they're so short, and it was a quick hug, and "Bye." I'm really going to miss working with the ...
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