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G'day again, or not so good day in the case of my household, as everyone in our family slept rather poorly, due to the rock hard pillows in the rooms. Despite the minor pillow problem, the weather again promised a great deal of sunshine, with a slightly more humid day expected with a forecast top of 28 degrees Celsius.
As our hotel did not …
The days in Spain remain very warm, sunny and easy for touring. Our destination today will be Salamanca where we will stay 2 nights.
Shortly after leaving Bilbao we stop at the town of Vitoria-Gasteiz. This ancient Basque city has many attractions and time was spent wandering amongst the old town.
We stop for a light lunch and …
... but I wasn't. We went to the other bars danced some more then left and stayed outside the clubs. Marta called her boyfriend and he came to us. Another group of guys also came and Elena introduced us to a guy Alex who was hot. There was chemistry between the two. It was funny because he came and introduced himself awkwardly say hello my name is Alex. She must have told him that I only speak English. Next thing we know, they're making out. I stood there for a while watching ...
So, I decided that with all the food my host my cooks for me, I really needed to join a gym if I didn't want to gain a good 20 lbs here. haha. And honestly it has been of the best decisions in terms of experiencing the differences between the culture I've grown up in and the spanish culture. A few of us decided to brave the gym experience together and take a pilates class. First off the class started a good 10 minutes late, which really isn't too surprising since everyone ...
By the time we made it into the great outdoors, the mist had cleared and the sun appeared, giving us a glorious clear blue skied day. What a delicious treat.
It is extraordinary how long one can just wander about for.
And here there is so much to see!
Many of the golden stone buildings are part of the University, quite apart from the many convents, monasteries and churches which are everywhere. It must have been a rather different place way ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
This hotel is a short distance from the Roman Bridge - a good starting point for touring the old city. Parking on site is reasonably cheap, but it is relatively easy to find free and unlimited parking outside and near the hotel. Breakfast is plentiful and well priced.
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