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... The medieval castle was excellent -- Gustavo was hoping to see a dungeon, and the castle delivered! And the church was beautiful. After eating some tapas in the main plaza and wandering around the town's sleepy siesta streets, we boarded the bus for Segovia. We got back to Segovia at 5:00 and spent the next three hours in the center of town. The weather was ideal -- 75 degrees and perfectly sunny. It seemed that ...
... freely and screeching very loudly as it was clearly Mating Season.
As I manoeuvred the car through the Car Lift I reflected on what we had seen in Valladolid and felt that we hadnt really seen it at it's best. Sundays in parts of Spain are still like they used to be in the UK before the Sunday Trading Laws changed. It's nice that people get a rest day but not great as a visitor. 2 out of 5 for the former Capital of Spain
Where to begin! After a marathon 2-day travel experience (car, plane, bus, another car, etc.), my roommate Megan and I arrived in Valladolid around 3:00 on January 6th and were greeted by our amazing host parents, as well as a giant plate of Paella. After a quick siesta, we hit the streets with them and tried to absorb as much as we could! We live a block away from the gorgeous Campo Grande (complete with fabulous wild peacocks), and about 15 minutes away from the main shopping ...
... and Mabel's house. This is the house I stayed in when I first came here and the times I have visited since. The house is wonderful. Was exactly as I had remembered except Angel had added a wonderful bodega downstairs that was new. The yard is big and great for relaxing and entertaining. We played in the yard with Victor, ate a wonderful paella made by Mabel and some of my favorite deserts that ...
... a presentation in history and learned more about the dictatorship under Franco. There is a lot that went on in Spain during this time that people don't know about. In the late 1970s, women in Spain were more or less property of their husband. They would have to get signed permission notes from their husband allowing them to work or travel places. Franco’s philosophy was that women were only put ...