Travel Blogs from Sant Antoni de Portmany
... to the top of one of the towers. Well worth it.
After that, we walked around the Plaza and did "touristy" things (I put tourist in quotes, because from what I gather, Zaragoza doesn't have much of a tourist industry). There was a Disney store, however, which made me nostalgic. We went to this sandwich place called "Todo 1 Euro," where, evidently, all the sandwiches were one euro. After that, we rode the tram to ...
So my many fans have been begging me to write here.
On Friday, we left for a pueblo called Alquezar. Only around 300 people actually live there, but they get lots of tourists. On the way, we stopped for a small hike to look at "abrigos" (which are like shallow caves) to see some examples of prehistoric art on the walls. This resonated with me, because I'm learning about prehistoric art right now in my art history class.
We arrived in Alquezar, ...
After a busy weekend in Chicago with family (including time with my 5 1/2 month old granddaughter, Anna!), speaking at an assembly on the south side, and a lovely lunch with them, Sharon dropped me off at O'Hare before heading 3 1/2 hours back to Dubuque. I gratefully settled into my two seats for a quick night's rest, arriving in Madrid about 8 a.m. (11 p.m. at home!)
Regional and Spanish Language Coordinator, Gil Vargas met me at the ...
... climbing here are the 'chorreas' which are big vertical rods of limestone that run for what seems like forever, allowing for 30 meters of knee-baring and cranking in the pinchers. If you're not comfortable hanging on overhung roofs for hours on end this might not be the place for you, but I'd say its worth it just for the beauty. Also popular in the area is ...
... myself "holy hell… these people who should have been in bed four hours ago are drinking me under the table." This is as they are telling me all about their political views and the immigration problems (and of course, complaining that you could no longer smoke in the bars)
And thus I learned about upper-middle class Spanish culture.
Most of the rest of the time during this two weeks consisted of wandering around, spending ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility