Travel Blogs from Valladolid
After 3 weeks of living in Valladolid, I can confidently say I finally know my to school! Yes, I take the same route every morning. And yes, Valladolid is a pretty small city. And I have several maps, but being that I am directionally challenged, and don't have the greatest attention span, getting around the city proved to be more of a challenge than I expected. I walk with a couple of classmates pretty much every day, and in the past tended ...
... hard for my roommate Megan and I to get used to going so long without snacking [as snacking is the American way ;)], but now that I am used to it, I can honestly say i prefer this schedule, for whatever reason it makes my day feel a lot longer, so I can get a lot more done!
... Mayor. We could not ask for a better location, as we are close to pretty much everything, except our university. We have about a 40 minute walk every morning and afternoon, but the city is so gorgeous it's completely worth it!
The day after arriving in Valladolid, we had to wake up bright and early for placement testing, orientation, and a tour of the city. We then had a quick break to rest up, before going out for our welcome dinner with all the students and faculty in ...
... plain to see we were out of season! The hotel, whilst odd to look at, was extremely friendly and with an upgrade to a huge suite all for 50 euros for the night gets 10/10 in my book!
With very little to see or do, we stumbled across a McDonalds, always a golden arches to make you feel at home! Before retiring to our suite in a fairly empty hotel - a little eerie!
... Bar, St. Patricks Cathedral, the Cliffs of Moher (on the west coast, this is a day tour), and maybe a coastal adventure of the east coast.
Paris-Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, Moulin Rouge, Musee d' Orsay,and I have a friend who is studying there so maybe she will take us around to some cool places.
Anyway, hasta luego, goodbye, au revoir!
Miss you all