Pension Riesgo

9 de Mayo, 16, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oviedo

Carnaval in the sun

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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Saturday was carnival day in Oviedo. Here they celebrate carnaval a week later than everywhere else so that people can go to the carnivals in Avilés and Gijón the weekend before. I'm not one for dressing up but after being told by various people that everyone wears a costume I decided to make a bit of an effort. I bought some artificial flowers and gold stars from a treasure trove full of bargains, also known here as a Chinese bazaar. I put the flowers and ...

New Year's Eve with a Spanish twist

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... which team can finish a can of squirty cream first by spraying it in everyone's mouth! They're a very lively bunch and lots of fun. Everyone there is very welcoming, from the little toddlers who shyly say hola, to the teenagers who want to test out their English on a native, to the old ladies who hug me and pray that God will bless me. They're good for the soul!
But I had to leave as Mireya was expecting me. I got really lost trying ...

The best Christmas present

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

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... to pick them up at about 10pm. I got there just as their coach was pulling in. I was expecting to burst into tears or get angry about how awful their journey had been. But as they hurried off the bus smiling from ear to ear and smothered me with cuddles, the angry tears I had stored up inside me vanished. The happiness of being with them again overshadowed everything else and I realised that wasting more time being angry and upset would be stupid. We trooped off ...

EXCITEMENT!!!

A travel blog entry by jessie-7

... I don't feel Christmassy at all. There's plenty of festive spirit around with the Christmas lights in the streets, Christmas songs playing everywhere and the really lovely Nativity scene set up in Cathedral Square. I've come to the conclusion that it's because I'm not with my family and friends. Christianity aside, it's the people you love who make Christmas, and I won't feel festive until they arrive!
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Volunteering at the Colegio

A travel blog entry by slbrown17

... so it was really sad on Monday. We learned Christmas words Monday, and then they drew pictures that went with the words. Their drawings were so cute! Before I left, each student came up to me and said "This is for you. Thank you very much." Maria, the teacher, had to help them a little but it was so cute! Each of them drew me a picture ...

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This hotel is located on 9 de Mayo, 16, Oviedo.
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