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Travel Blogs from Salamanca
... walked into a club with futurama decorations that were filled with mostly high school kids. The next bar had an awesome interior decoration with CD on the ceilings, old tape records used for lamp shades, and keyboards stuck on to the wall. I got to know Jake pretty well as we talked about how our study abroad experiences had changed us, especially in terms of how we viewed partying.
The next day we headed to the new and old cathedrals. The exterior was ...
... speed limit is 120 (although 130-145 is the speed everyone drives), we arrived in Salamanca just over an hour after departing Avila. We checked in to the Vincci Hotel, which is very modern and very spacious. We walked over the old Roman Bridge, into the main town, and had lunch just before 3PM, where I scoffed another veal boccadillo.
We then had an afternoon of exploring and discovering. From what I've seen so far, Salamanca is the best town I've visited in Spain, ...
I didn't plan on writing for a couple of days, but it seems like the right time because everything seems to be hitting me at once. I don't know if I'm just having a sugar rush (see picture!) or just really excited, but all the plans I've been making recently have made me really thankful for the experience I'm having. I feel blessed a little more each day :)
So, the plans? This weekend a few of the girls and ...
... Retiro Park and sat out by the lake and watched the
rowboats. We couldn’t have asked for better weather, spring had sprung! We then
walked to Templo de Debod and sat in the grass and enjoyed some vino. Our short
time in Madrid was so much fun and I am so glad I finally got to visit with
That afternoon we boarded a train for Salamanca, which is
only a 2 ½ hour ride from Madrid. Salamanca is a beautiful ...
... the twinkling Plaza lights.
I also love going to the tapas bars where the guys now recognize us (we actually have gone out almost every night) and where Georgie's friends entertain us with amazing stories about their "former lives" before they began teaching or before they retired and joined her Spanish class.
Most of all, though, I love when our Mom comes home and we all drink vino in our pajamas in our apartment. ...