Travel Blogs from Salamanca
... vocabulary and Spanish is so much better. So now he should officially take the reigns from here on.
Hah! It's nearing 2 in the morning here, Kyle is really struggling to watch this US vs Portugal game and cheer in polite silence.
I'm heartbroken over that World Cup game, but that's a thing of the past. It's really great to be back in our home away from home though. ...
... of the day people are talking about how great their siestas were too! Not to mention a lot of stores are closed around 2-4:30ish. I usually go to another class after the siesta, and then it's downtime from about 7-9:30. This is when I break out my snacks that I have in my stash. We eat dinner around 9:30 and I'm still love struck from the hamburgers we just had tonight. They can eat their soup fast but I got the hamburger record. My friends ...
So after walking around for 30 mins lost I found the really easy to find guesthouse, clearly i am blind or just can't read directions. Once I got there, no one answered to door bell, I sat down, contemplating where i would sleep tonight, finally a girl staying there opened the door, telling me no one from reception was there, apparently they sent me an email with a dorr code to press to let myself in, ...
... before our big day in Toledo and so we headed back. In the exhaustion and hustle of the morning the next morning as we left Madrid, I somehow lost one of my black shoes (the only semi-nice shoes i brought to Europe) in the hotel. Boo!
Two hours after departing, we were in the magnificent city of Toledo. Breath-taking cliffs and cathedrals kept us awake and alert during our 3 hour walking tour of the city. Our hotel there, however far ...
... later, several in the 1920's. During the final 1917 “apparition” (by this time not just the three children, but 70,000 pilgrims – word spread fast even before Facebook and Twitter) the “Secret of Fatima” was revealed only to Lucia. One of the “secrets” was that an assassination attempt would be made on a pope. Of course, in 1981 such an attempt was made on the life of John Paul II and that sealed the deal, ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility