Travel Blogs from Salamanca
... just my regular grammar class. I LOVE ALL MY TEACHERS though. They are so adorable and sweet, it's crazy. There's Charo, another Charo, Teresa, and Emelio. Literally the nicest human beings you have ever met.
Let's see...I've done so much the week and half I've been here....
- We found this amazing pool with slides and everything and spent one afternoon there
- We get ice cream at Plaza Mayor most days
- We go out ...
... sans-serif; line-height: normal;">2 girls just walked past with the cutest puppy! It's ears were way too long for its body, I love that about puppies. It was doing the cute puppy running thing too- sort of uncoordinated and 90% bum in the air... And now there's a little lab puppy! Oh god! I'm going to die by cuteness... It was only 1.5 months old and so soft! Third puppy.. Who is taking himself for a walk- holding the lead in his mouth. This is ...
... headed for the wonderful cathedrals that can be seen for miles around. Took a tour of the roof with excellent views - it was still boiling hot. We were particularly taken with a audio visual in the tower which showed the damage caused to the bricks in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake - it seemed realistic - especially with the sound effects
Brian walked over the old bridge while Caroline sat in the shade
... into the car and being driven off.
Nick reckoned she already had the lines of the older Spanish tartar... so the poor guy stood not a chance.
The inside of the cathedral is awesome due to the sheer size of everything. The ceilings are beautiful, painted in gold and highly decorative... and there was classical music playing which was very fitting. But the altars! Gold and statues and more gold and alabaster and over the top awful. But the ...
... had to get coffee if we were going to make moves. SO DELICIOUS.
The Italians were really great and totally fun - after our delicious dinners (of fish and pasta and more pasta and more fish - way too much food) we would go out (it is 12 or 12:30am at this point). Now, going anywhere with this crew is almost like walking backwards. First of all, their pace is quite slow - more focused on talking than getting anywhere, a concept I am not at all used to. Second of all, there ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility