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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 ...
... comes alive as its large student population overflows from the city’s boisterous bars."
I wonder if there are two cities with the same name?! Surprisingly it does not mention that Valladolid was the Capital of Spain before Madrid - remember that for Pub Quizzes.
In the evening around 9pm we went out again and the town was packed with people in their Sunday Best. We felt very scruffy but wandered for a while ...
... 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 ...