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Today was a bit more 'tranquilo' than the last few days. We got up fairly early to take a one-hour bus ride to a town called Cuéllar. Cuéllar is known for its medieval castle and its mudéjar church. Mudéjar is a type of architecture created by the Muslims who remained in Spain after the Christian Reconquista, so it is not only Islamic in style, but is also heavily influenced by Christian and ...
... br> The hotel room was dark but very luxurious and well positioned for a short walk into town. It was very warm here (compared with San Sebastian) and we walked to Plaza Mayor but everywhere was closing for food and the town seemed sleepy. We continued with a long hot stroll around several closed monuments getting a little tired and irritable. We eventually stopped at a large church with two bars nearby. Perhaps we should have read ...
... The dinner was 5 courses and complete with a mariachi band! The next day we started classes, and I am pleased to report that all of my teachers are amazing! They are all hilarious, really helpful, and easy to understand, which is the most important part of all. There is a lot more i experienced in that first week, but because it is almost 11:00 here and I did not have a siesta today, I'm going to have to say adios for now! Coming up: cultural differences & directionally challenged. ...
... to meet and spend time with them all... my second family in Spain. :) And everyone was sooo nice to both of us and the effort made to make sure that we had a fun time and that my mom felt welcome. Well I knew to expect nothing less based on my past visits. :) But it was a particularly nice two days, and it was a great way to end our trip to Europe, we both agreed! I hope to come back much sooner next ...
... for the processions that will take place. Carmen made us a new dish today. She found out that her cholesterol is too high, and that her Simvastino (Simvastatin in Spanish) is not doing the trick, so now she has to tone it down on the fried food. We had a cheesy spinach dish with baked fish. Yummmy
Ali and I went out for breakfast this morning at this bonboneria (Bon ...