Silken Hotel Juan de Austria
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But getting to school isn't the only struggle my roommate Megan and I have had getting around the city. We pretty much got lost everywhere we went, every day, for the first week. Luckily, everyone in Valladolid is extremely nice and helpful, and we have gotten very good at asking for directions in Spanish. Now that I know the city pretty well, it's getting to be time to get lost in other cities around Spain with my amigos :).
... to rinse, etc. A shower where the water stays on the whole time is pretty unnecessary, and I think I will continue it when i return to the States.
Where to begin! After a marathon 2-day travel experience (car, plane, bus, another car, etc.), my roommate Megan and I arrived in Valladolid around 3:00 on January 6th and were greeted by our amazing host parents, as well as a giant plate of Paella. After a quick siesta, we hit the streets with them and tried to absorb as much as we could! We live a block away from the gorgeous Campo Grande (complete with fabulous wild peacocks), and about 15 minutes away from the main shopping ...
... went the next night. I only recognized a couple of songs, but much enjoyed it anyway; that cheerful Christmas atmosphere can't be found in China.
Our lodging was a very good deal, but way out in the Industrial Zone. Getting there required a bus trip from town and then a forty minute walk along a highway to the hotel. Worth the money saved? Perhaps.
... city. My plan was to go to church at 8 after my picture-taking excursion, however, I was sidetracked by the loud music playing in the Plaza Mayor. I went to check it out, and it happened to be groups from different churches around Valladolid practicing their processions for Semana Santa. It was very interesting to watch. Each church group dresses a color that represents their church. The processions ...
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