Ibis Budget Madrid Alcala de Henares
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... It was more just so the teachers could be familiar with everyone's individual level. Next, we were given a tour of the Downtown campus of the University of Alcala and the historic part of the city. This was when I was finally able to take all the pictures you see posted. The second half of the day was spent lecture style. We got information in both Spanish and English about how to get our books/ take advantage of the different services the institute offers. ...
... drying on the balconies, just like you would expect.
At the apartment I met my madre's son, Alberto. He is a 19 year old engineering student in Madrid. He commutes to school from Alcalá and stays either at this house with his mom or across town with his dad. The parents are divorced.
The first hour after getting to the apartment was spent unpacking into my very own room! It is all very comfortable. I have my own bed and ...
... city, the streets were very narrow. This not only made it hard for the cars to navigate through, but it was hard for us to keep an eye on our guide and also to not get hit by the cars! Everything was very compact, so it was easy to get lost in the city.
The Cathedral took over 200 years to build as it was started in 1226 and completed in 1493. So, it has many different architectural styles, but mainly Gothic. Inside the Cathedral was ...
... early so that I could walk across Madrid with all my bags before the streets got crowded and the air got hot. If today is anything like yesterday in Madrid it will be both hot and crowded in the streets soon!
Madrid is a bit crazy right now because the Pope is arriving this week for Jornada Mundial de la Juventud (World Youth Day). There are tons of people here, especially large groups of young people. They have ...
... in such an energized stadium (Camp Nou), and it was so exciting to see world class players (and some winners of the 2010 World Cup) playing before my very eyes - Messi dancing with the ball in his blazing orange cleats, Iniesta scoring, Xavier, Villa ...!!!! It wasn't a tough game for Barcelona, and they trounced their opponents 5-1, which was good for us, to see a lot of goals scored. Our seats were fairly high up, but ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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