Travel Blogs from Guadalajara
... the would
stay in him. The main Torero would then come into the ring with a red cape and
continue to dance with the bull, the closer the torero would get to the bull
the more “impressive” it was to the crowd. The torero would eventually stab the
bull with his sword on the back and then in the head until it died…. Sounds awful
right- well it was. The whole group of us was horrified, and I honestly felt
like crying after the first experience. I ...
... so it's very dark and I don't have to worry about bothering other people by talking. It's pretty nice actually - you can sort of see the Cathedral lit up in the distance. It's starting to get a bit chilly though after two hours so I'm going to head back downstairs soon. Tomorrow I fly to Paris! I will miss Spain a lot though. I'm going to have to switch languages, just when I'm starting to really get comfortable with Spanish. Luckily I'll be back in just about a ...
... taken 5 years of Spanish in school and done well in my classes, I was in no way prepared for this level of Spanish, especially not the speed. I found it easiest to simply reply "No hablo español" (I do not speak Spanish).
Finally off the train and downtown, I used my map to walk around the streets of Madrid. I created my own route and made my way to all the main attractions of the city that were indicated. The streets ...
... left my flat earlier in the night though. Melody one of my flatmates really wanted chocolate, it is after all Valentine's Day. So I tagged along and the city has actually warmed up a bit. I actually felt better getting out of the house, so after I decided to go with Marco my other flatmate for tapas afterwards. We didn't really want to stay in tonight and as long as I didn't talk very much I was okay. The crowd ...
... ever imagined that his new city would grow to be 50 times the size of his original hometown in Spain. Obviously the plan was to recreate a bit of Spain in the New World--with a touch of irony: The name Guadalajara is actually Arabic, meaning "river of rocks", as the city was originally founded by the Moors. So he was actually introducing an Arabic name to the New World. On through a large park, I continue through an apartment building neighborhood, where I take a video clip ...
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