Travel Blogs from Ciudad Real
... out is not what we are called to do. In Mexico, God was calling me to be vulnerable and walk with my coworkers as they worked as activist fighting passionately for sexual and reproductive rights. To walk on sacred ground and remember the women who have gone before me as people and not just numbers. God called me to love and be loved. God called me to expand my definition of neighbor and in doing so I created relationships with my coworkers; Andrea, Emmanuel, and ...
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 ...
... 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.
¡Hola! We just got back from being in Malaga for four days. It was a beautiful city on the coast of Spain. On the first day there, We took a tour of the cathedral in Malaga and visited the house where Picasso was born. That night Kara, Sara, Nicole, Jake, Carlos, Mike and I all went out to a bar that was by the coast and we had a blast. They're a fun group. The next day we planned to go to the beach, but when we got there it was windy and cold so Kara, Jake, Carlos and I ended up at ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool