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... than you can ever expect from a hotel.
Today we planned to spend the day in Salamanca, Spain. One of my first impressions after crossing the border was 3 painted bulls standing next to the highway, reminding me of the painted cows we had in Austin a couple of months ago.
Salamanca is a old town set on a hill, with the Ieronimus Cathedral, majestically keeping a watchful eye over the town. The Medieval Cathedral Towers are two of Salamanca's ...
... here we found the tourist information office and got ourselves a map of the city, then grabbed a couple of seats outside a cafe for coffee while we checked out the map. Most of the seats were taken by a large group of American students who were drinking their own drinks and chatting quietly!! However the proprietor soon moved them on :-)
After coffee we went to look at the Cathedral ...
... to it and the chocolate muffin was worth it alone.
Ramon Alvarez seemed to be the big cheese here... streets and squares and statues dedicated to him. Apparently he was born in 1825 and became a famous sculptor and restorer of art works in the city.
Onwards to Salamanca!
It was about 4.30pm when we arrived, so we dumped the bags and went for a wander round the town. A university town, there are lots of students everywhere and many of the old ...
... niezle byc blondynskim przypalem;)
Ooo. jeszcze cos- Salamanka ma pelno hoteli i hosteli. Znalazlysmy super hostel jakies 10 min od Plaza Mayor za jedyne 12 euro/osob (pokoj 2 osob z lazienka i TV)- warunki naprawde niezle (dla porownania- szukalam kiedys we wroclawiu noclegu i Pan w hostelu zaproponowal mi 6 lub 8 osobowy pokoj mieszany za 55zl ;)
Dzisiaj wyjechala Sunniva- biedna wroci do Tromso- do sniegu i mrozu.
Acordamos cedinho e surpresa!! Que sol mais amarelinho!! Que calor gostoso. Estávamos com saudade!
Para nos adiantarmos, o Dudu se ajeitou primeiro e foi buscar o carro enquanto eu me aprontava.... Oh oh! Acho que já conheço essa historia... Claro, que o Dudu se enrolou de alguma maneira e foi parar na auto-estrada ao voltar da locadora para o hotel. Ué? Ele não estava com o GPS? Cantem comigo: "Dudu pra variar".
Saímos um pouco mais tarde do que ...