Hotel Puerta del Sol
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... before opening for coffee and 'breakfast' at 7am.
Anyway, our first stop after check in was the Roman Aquaduct....wow, what an amazing feat of engineering!
It is one of the largest and best preserved aquaducts in the Roman empire. The blocks of granite that make up the bridge weigh about 20000 tons and carried water from Fuente Frķa river for about 30km before it got to Segovia. On its journey it goes through all manner of filtering and technical ...
... a lunch. There were so many amazing places that we wanted to check out, but we had to hurry through the town to accomplish our goal: checking out the local castle. We discovered that there are two castles in Manzanares, the 'new' and the 'old' castles. The 'new' castle (right at the bus stop) is beautifully preserved and looks exactly like what one may think a castle should look like from the 15th
century with an outer wall, a keep, and high interior ...
... Australia New Zealand is
proud that we were able to assist such a friendly and capable student as
Melissa towards a successful exchange experience. We are happy to be contacted
should any further information be required.
... often I'm not nostalgic. It took me a while to realise why - because I don't appreciate everything in my life, that I've grown to expect and take for granted and it's only when faced with the possibility of it being taken off me to I realise how special it is, even the little things.
I always rolled my eyes when I read 'it's a life changing experience' on the student exchange websites before I left - fun yes, life changing no. But it has changed me in so many ways. I'm ...
... off and go through again. Finally it was over, I thought - despite having no signs I had to take my laptop out of my suitcase and put all my bags through again (handbag included)! They just saw me go out so I slipped through the side but no I had to go through the metal detector again!! It took 40 minutes to get everyone through even though there were hardly any passengers and eight lines.
Everyone had bought heaps of chocolate for their family but I didn't bring any food ...