Plaza de Santiago Hotel
Travel Blogs from Pinto
... sun for a bit then went for a long swim, despite it being colder than the day before. I discovered Michael is one of those people who is really bad at getting in the water, so from that day on I began creeping up on him and tackling him when we were standing in the shallow water. Sophie and Jade soon appeared with Axel and Kia (a Dutch chico and an American chica I will explain more about later) so we lay in the sun and talked to them for a while. After a bit me, you and Michael ...
... Madrid is like Auckland, and Rome is like Sydney. With me so far? Good. Auckland is nice enough. I live there. But a sober contemplation of its surroundings and people make it suffer somewhat in comparison with Sydney. "Comparisons are odious", said Oscar Wilde. But what would he know. He was a Gay-Bar loitering thespian. Consider the harbors - Auckland with its bridge. Not quite as impressive as Sydney Harbor Bridge ( a LOT less impressive if you are one of the poor ...
Spain has been an absolute treat thus far. Last night when we arrived in Madrid, we treated ourselves to the infamous churros and chocolate, which was so freaking good! Karliana and I wanted to get our money's worth and eat all the chocolate that was given to us but we ended up getting stomach aches because the stuff is so sweet and rich! After that, we decided we would take it easy and stay in for the night. That idea lasted about 20 minutes until free sangria was being offered to ...
... sorority house… hahhaa… and I wonder what we are going to do about preparing food and such. Anyways I felt really domestic cooking together. In the afternoon I went to the bicycle café to do a little hipster style studying in a café only to realize that yeah I hate studying in cafés. It really isn’t a place to be solving engineering problems which is why right now I am in a cubicle in a library haha.
Saturday night was ...
... so quiet and didn't make yourself at home, not putting your feet on the seats, but now you won't shut up'. Nat then told me of a conversation i had this morning with Amparo Snr.. but i had the conversation whilst Nat was sleeping (and snoring) so i have no idea how she knew what we said ?!
Words I know:
vale: 'ba-ley' (okay)
Muchas: 'moo-chas' (much)