Travel Blogs from Valladolid
... after a long and fast descent that we realised it was a spoke which had snapped. We pulled into the nearest town and couldn't believe our luck that 'Mundo Bici' was literally just around the corner. Our new friend 'Paco' was both efficient and fair, he seemed genuinely concerned about the price of the new wheel, but we had little choice but to pay him either way. After 15 minutes we were back on the road with the wind and the mountains behind us, stopping only in ...
... to go in a lovely bustling market town where we sat in the square watching as the entire population seemed to have come out to enjoy their Sunday. After sheltering from the worst of the mid-day sun, we pushed on through to our destination for the day. Upon our arrival, Georgie was outside tinkering with her bike whilst I went to check in with my non-existent Spanish. I must have said something right as i was ...
... to check out the pictures!
Later that day after classes, almost our entire group met for pizza under the aqueduct (which was really good, probably because they were a "Sicilian" pizza place ;)) and then we went to Oso Blanco (Polar Bear lol) to watch Spain play in the Confederation Cup! Then a lot of us walked around and went to Calle de los Bares (a street full of nightlife, bars ...
Valladolid has plenty to keep one occupied for a day or so. There are several lovely squares, Casa de Zorilla (a poet), a house where Cervantes lived for a time, and the Columbus Museum. The town also has many different events on offer, some free. We found ourselves at a display of history through plastics. It seemed to be especially geared towards kids, but ...
Erica and I discovered a new internet café close to my house. It's called La Quinta Estacion. We ate breakfast there in the morning (café, orange juice, and croissant) and finished planning our trip to Greece. While checking my e-mail, I also discovered my acceptance letter into pharmacy school at Madison. Ironically, Erin was on Skype, so I was able to share the special moment with 2 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility