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... second set of rooms displayed art, mostly Baroque religious paintings, that were in the palace collection, often commissioned or purchased for El Escorial.
After the museum, I entered the monastery/palace itself. You could hear the wind howling outside, and there was a constant cold and draft, which gave, I think, the right atmosphere to the place. Most of the rooms were sparsely decorated and furnished, keeping, I think, with the austerity one ...
So usually it's lazy Sunday but today it was lazy Saturday. I woke up just before lunch hoping we would have something good and we had the lentil soup that I hate, so I didn't eat much of it. We also had a filet of pork, which I actually didn't like the taste of this one as much as the other ones we have had before, so I was hungry again by around 6 pm. Today I also signed up ...
... It was an amazing place as you can see from the pictures!
When night time rolled around, this city turned into a magical place! Seeing the old building lit up at night was amazing. My favorite place to see at night was the plaza mayor of Salamanca, which was very similar to the one in Madrid.
Tomorrow we are visiting Segovia and then heading to Madrid!
Until next time,
... night meal is eaten late, I could call it dinner but it's supposedly more of a snack, lunch is the main meal. Libby negotiated with her host family that she would eat at 10.30pm as they usually eat at midnight! Marisol wasn't home, she was also out shopping. She got home just after 9pm and she got me some dinner, which was a huge meal and I couldn't eat all of it. I finally got to meet Samantha, the other student staying here. ...
... had amazing windows that were completely stained glass. Sadly we could not take pictures inside, so I couldn't get a picture of what they looked like. It had some cool pottery, scary looking porcelain dolls, and Spanish fans. The stained windows were definitely the highlight. When we were walking into the bus station to leave Salamanca, I noticed that my ticket had 9:30 for our departure time when we were supposed to leave at 2:15. So Laura had to have a tense discussion ...