Travel Blogs from Madrid
... intestine, and that there was a lot of gas in my stomach. He thinks I got it from eating a sardine, which would make sense because my host mom before this one had gave us that. He believes that I have a parasite and so he says just to keep on a low diet, and to come back tuesday to get checked out/do some more tests if needed be. Let me tell you, I am not surprised I'm sick from that ...
... dropping off our bags, and finding some other students, we headed out into the city just to stay awake. We ended up at a cafeteria where we bought very strong coffees and some Spanish snack whose name escapes me. Then, about half the group went back to El Instituto and the other half continued strolling around Madrid. I knew that I would never make it if I stopped before the meeting time, so I forced myself awake by walking the city. It’s ...
... Pato & Paco went for dinner with friends in Madrid. Santiago fell asleep whilst eating pizza so I put him to bed, but as Javi had a siesta during the film I let him stay up later, we had a secret handshake and practiced many times as if I was his mam asking what time he went to bed and he would reply 'a las 10 menos cuarto' (9-45) (Sorry Pato!!) - I took advantage of him being my friend at that moment in time.
El Sabado Pasado
Bri and I met with ...
... the house was occupied by tenants. In the 20s, Madrid bought the house and redecorated it with some of Lope’s things, according to how he had described it in his letters. Lope lived a very interesting life, with many women and many children, even after he became a priest in his later years. He lived very intensely. Everything in his life he used as medium for his writing and for literary inspiration. People absolutely adored him, because he wrote about what they liked. Going ...
... on my phone. When she got back we had a snack--chocolate croissants--YUM! Watched Cribs while we ate and then watched the news because the new pope was being announced. Both of us showered and we're having pizza for dinner. Had pizza with ham on it which seemed gross but I actually kind of liked. Some of the ham here is more like bacon but called ham and it was more like bacon. We also had sausage ...
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