Travel Blogs from Salamanca
Renovasconcelos stayed here on Nov 20, 2008 during their trip titled: Renovasconcelos's Great Adventure.
... it change from dry almost desert to cold temperate mountains of the Pyrenees.
Some of the best food I have ever eaten! Seville's tapas bars have some of the best produce and ingredients to work with so it was off to a good start, then when we got to San Sebastian it was doubly so. Having said that, the quality of food all over has been spectacular.
The Mercat ...
... symbol was the shell. This is also why the symbol of the Camino de Santiago is a seashell.
Outside of the historical center of Salamanca, we spent time walking (or running) along the river. There are nice paths as well as a centro deportivo (sports center) nestled along the green banks.
As far as gastronomy in Salamanca, we found plenty of good places to eat or grab a sweet treat. Our ...
... raņa," or frog. If you find it, the myth is that it will bring you good luck and if you are a student you will pass your exams. Others say it means you will return to the city one day. I'm still looking for the frog!
This weekend I am traveling to Portugal with the University. We are staying in Lisbon for two nights and my host mom tells me it is gorgeous! I'm so excited.
I also now have a roommate which is nice – ...
... in Lisbon while they are up in Portugal working on visas. So we spent a good while going over the Emmaus courses that will soon be in Portuguese in revised edition. Gil thinks he needs a few weeks on the Islands to get the work going. I think I should volunteer for this one :-)
Later in the day, while Mario was busy, Gil and I rode to the top of a mountain and toured the palace of the Portuguese royalty used in the 18-19th ...