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Travel Blogs from Valladolid
We left Porto this morning and drove to Valladolid in Spain on the way to Bilbao and San Sebastian.
We went over the mountains at a elevation of up to 1300 meters - my ears went pop. We arrived in Valladolid and had a good look around the town, no photos but the town does date back some 1000 years and has a few Roman ruins and old churches …
But getting to school isn't the only struggle my roommate Megan and I have had getting around the city. We pretty much got lost everywhere we went, every day, for the first week. Luckily, everyone in Valladolid is extremely nice and helpful, and we have gotten very good at asking for directions in Spanish. Now that I know the city pretty well, it's getting to be time to get lost in other cities around Spain with my amigos :).
... Transportation- the bus system here in Valladolid, and i'm told throughout Spain, is amazing! It's reasonably priced, and can take you pretty much anywhere you need to go! Although my preferred method of transportation is definitely walking. Here I can walk to the other side of town in about 40 minutes, and the view is so incredible it doesn't even feel like a chore!
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 ...
... really liked it. Who knew that molded plastics could have such expressive features?
Plaza Mayor was much decorated for Christmas, and, in the evening, filled with kids and parents and holiday cheer. Also, because of the holiday, there were free Christmas concerts on offer. The first evening we planned to go, but the place filled up immediately, ...
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