Travel Blogs from Madrid
... hard for parents. After watching that movie, it made me sad to think about, and made me think about my life. I walked home after school, and just thought for a little bit. That was, until I remembered I had to go to the doctors. Once I got home, my host mom drove me to the doctors again. She came in as well, as she always does, to figure out how she can be of help. This doctor I met with was very rude and annoying. I did not think he knew much, nor ...
... have to stay. Many of my friends and my mom´s side of the family won´t have any trouble, but... sorry, Dad.
Anyway, I digress. Despues del almuerzo de tapas, fui a mi primer clase. Quiero tomarlo porque quiero aprender del Camino de Santiago, pero do sé si voy a tener tiempo a ir al viaje. Incluido en la clase es un viaje para caminar el Camino de Santiago, pero es posible que será al mismo tiempo a ...
Yesterday was my first time outside of Alcala, and what better place to visit than the capital, Madrid? I don't recall having seen so many places of historical importance and astonishing architecture in one day before. I'm pretty sure I will feel the same way about every new city I visit this semester though! This trip to Madrid was sponsored by the institute. It was primarily meant to familiarize the students with the modes of transportation ...
... our tour, set out with Carmen and found him in short
We got back to
the hotel shortly after 5:30, and reconvened in the lobby for a
"drink" and orientation meeting.
We had a beautiful mass by Fr. Joe in the same meeting room, then dinner
at 8:00. We crashed HARD at 9:00, but awoke
abruptly at 2:30AM - but we quickly returned to sleep and slept soundly until
our wakeup call at 7:15.
... and some people he was with. I ended up travelling with them for the rest of my trip. Two German women and an American from Seattle. From there we made it to Logroño, Ventosa (not the one in Wisconsin) and eventually to Santiago de la Calzada. The two German women are each carrying a pink ribbon my sister, Katie, had made for me to honor Alyssa. They both volunteered to leave it at a cross where pilgrims leave stones signifying ...