Hotel Recoletos Coco
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... explained how the cathedral was really two churches in one. The original cathedral had been condemned in the 16th century to make way for a new one. But the women of the city protested the demolition of the beloved old cathedral, so a compromise resulted in joining the taller, newer Gothic-style cathedral to the older, Romanesque-style structure. After explaining the rigorous examination procedure a ...
... Everyone is hospitable and friendly, and we really get to feel we are living in Salamanca, rather than being sequestered in a faceless hotel.
Salamanca is a town of around 180,000 inhabitants located on a high plateau, traversed by the Tormes River and is considered to be one of the most spectacular Renaissance cities in Europe. The buildings are constructed of sandstone, and ...
... normally you would leave your car outside and walk in. The barracks/hotel reminded me of the Kruger Park lodging, plain, functional and exceptionally clean.
I was still recovering from dinner the previous evening, and I did not want anything to eat. The waiter was really concerned and he served Johan food and then set of to find me some Camomile tea, and dry biscuits without me asking for it. It was really sweet of him. I left the dinner table early as ...
... and I'm inside watching tv. Not ALL the time though!
Things are about to pick up though. This weekend is Carnaval in Ciudad Rodrigo and next weekend is our big trip to Palma de Mallorca! We are all very excited and are in the midst of choosing a place to stay. So far we have some promising options of apartment, villa, or YACHT. You heard me.
I can't wait to tell you all about it!
Classes in Spain has been quite an adjustment for me. I have no major background in Spanish other than my family speaking, slightly. However, most of the teachers here at Salamanca only speak Spanish. They may speak some English but very little. Therefore, the first day of class was a little overwhelming; however, as the class has been continuing on it seem to be getting better and better. In ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking