Hotel Turismo

Rua 1 De Maio 5, Miranda do Douro, Northern Portugal, 5210-191 , Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Miranda do Douro

Friday, first week of classes done!

A travel blog entry by raewyna


... that I could eat every day. I did notice others putting the churros in their coffee. Lots of kids were missing from the first class as they were having a long weekend in Portugal. They are all obsessed with going to the beach. In my last class we had to role play being in a restaurant. She even gave us the phrase for 'I found a hair in my soup'. Was fun but tricky. After class I met Libby in the square and we walked ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by raewyna


Off to classes again. The other kids in the classes are obviously partying hard as a couple fell asleep class. Very hard to do when there are only 12 people in the class. In my 3rd class for the day, I discovered the drinking age in Spain is 18, compared to 21 in the USA. So all these young kids are making the most of being able to legally drink and they aren't handling it! In the last class, I had to give a small presentation, asking and ...

Day 2 of study.

A travel blog entry by raewyna


It was a very weird feeling to not have to get up early, but that is the Spanish way. Classes don't start til 9, so I left the house about 8.40 for a gentle stroll to class. Pablo met me there. He is the NZ Spanish consultant and was the one who ran the orientation day and then met us at the airport. He was checking that we are all ok, as he is continuing with his holiday. The first class, which is grammar, is ...

Hey everybody we spoke Spanish with people

A travel blog entry by lmanalas

Today Kyle and I started back at the language school, Colegio Delibes, and Fred was right, [the Spanish] will come back to you. When we came home from classes, we started having a conversation with our Spanish roommate - and this time the conversation wasn't the usual "bla lksd jkarh udekn kehrujhl khkahdherliuigl" rattling nonsense -- while I smile, nod and respond with, "oh okay." It was a back and forth conversation.


Let the study begin!

A travel blog entry by raewyna


I slept til 5am, but then managed to dose off again until 7. I squeezed myself into the impossibly small shower. Breakfast was toast, then Marisol took me to the meeting point at the university. The walk was amazing, old buildings just popped out from every corner. People were setting up their shops and cafés. I was in awe. Our path took us through the Plaza Mayor, it was amazing. Even at a 8am it was bustling with people. On ...


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