Travel Blogs from Manises
... main character as he tries to track down the author of a book. The acts of torture and murder that this character exemplifies are similar to that of Franco´s in that they stem from personal mental instability instead of governmental policy or ideology. The book has an overall dark mood and the depressing storyline is meant to display the depressions of the Franco regime.
Though both of these countries had dictatorships that ended ...
... might tonight, not sure. Partying is different in Spain. In America, people drink to get drunk. They drink fast and a lot. In Spain, it is an all night thing. You have dinner at 10:30, and get a few drinks with it, then you go to a bar around 12. You stay at the bar until like 2:30, just drinking, staying tipsy, hanging out. People actually start going out around 3, then they stay at the club until maybe ...
... and they burn. It is supposed to be a beautiful event! If you want to wiki-read about some of it, hear is a link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falles
It was a really cool museum!
One of the funniest and weirdest things we experienced though was at night when we went to a few clubs to celebrate a 21st birthday... We ended up at a club with one of our Spanish professors that was on the trip with us! It was strange but really cool haha! ...
... had to take care of priority number one! I only brought 1 dress and 1 pair of shorts to Spain...what was I thinking?!?!?! I thought shorts would be too casual, and I didn't know much about safety in Spain, and it's just less attraction-getting in pants. Anyways, now that I've assessed my surrounding and learned what warm weather meant again; I had to do some shopping! Pronto!
I went to the nearby shopping mall with the awesome supermarket. This is not ...
... time ordering since we couldn't communicate so instead Rafael, took us to the kitchen to show us the goods. We ordered some awesome starters which included boiled spinach from their garden. It tasted good and it was only boiled! The paella came next and it was really good. A bit on the salty side for us but thats Spanish cuisine. If the paella was less salty, I would say the food was exemplary but it was still ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center