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  • Spain's "Comida"Our first week in Spain came with its fair share of culture shock; the language barrier and time zone discrepancies being among the most prominent. In addition to these, I found there to be a huge difference in the Posted by mssusa in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 31, 2014
  • OliteLast Wednesday, we had the privilege of spending our afternoon in and around the small town of Olite, which is about an hour drive south of Pamplona. The first thing that we did was tour the Royal Palace of Posted by agkolter in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 31, 2014
  • Driving is fun!May 27th, 2014 What a memorable day! Let me tell you what went down on the Isle of Mallorca. I woke up with apprehension in my soul. Today is the day that we are renting a car, in a foreign country, Posted by hangtime41 in 2nd Europa-versary | May 29, 2014
  • Swimming in the SeaMay 26th, 2014 Today started with the remnants of jet lag. I was up at 4:30am and there was no way I was going to get back to sleep. Nicole finally fell asleep at 4:30am after being up since Posted by hangtime41 in 2nd Europa-versary | May 29, 2014
  • Our first look in to Spanish culture On Sunday after catching up on some much needed sleep we went to go visit Adelieda’s (our host mom) village to go see her family in La Olazagutìa. It was a beautiful little village close to San Sebastian about a Posted by sabalalani in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 27, 2014
  • Pamplona: Our First LookLast Sunday was our first full day in Spain! And after sleeping till 1pm, (thank you jet lag) my roommate, Ethan, and I went out with our host parents to begin our adventures in Pamplona. We started by Posted by agkolter in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 26, 2014
  • A Day With our Host FamilyOn Sunday, Saba and I went to our host family’s home village. It is a very small town 30 minutes west of Pamplona, where most of the locals are elderly folk who speak Basque (a dialect of northeastern Spain). Posted by Kcarlson in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 26, 2014
  • day 51 stormy rest daySuch a lazy day that I almost forgot that I had to write this..though I have to say there is not so much to write. It was a day of sleep and storms..when it wasn't one it was the other.. I Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 26, 2014
  • Sleep, why do you run from me?May 25th, 2014 What day is it? Don't look at me, I haven't a clue. We get in airplanes, we fly to tomorrow, and we are awake far too long. What I do know is that we finally landed in Posted by hangtime41 in 2nd Europa-versary | May 26, 2014
  • Urban density, busses, and schoolsYesterday Darla and I ate at a cafe and met a mother and daughter from Dublin that were here to walk on the Camino for a week. We spoke and they were interested in visiting the U.S. and perhaps Posted by dgwilliamson03 in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 26, 2014
  • Team pamplona journalingFolks: do not forget your at least 2 journaling posts per week on this blog. You might write about your first dy with your host family or maybe some observation about some of the sights you saw Posted by dgwilliamson03 in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 25, 2014
  • Week 7: Basking in SpainThe week begins in Spain, where we spent Monday travelling further around the northern coast, first to Bilbao (we had 2 missions in Bilbao and failed at both - buying fish didn't succeed as markets were shut, and although we Posted by Andrew and Lisa in Andrew & Lisa's european adventure | May 25, 2014
  • View from apartmentShows courtyards on ground floor of apartment buildings visible from our courtyard raving living room[float=right][/float] Posted by dgwilliamson03 in Derek and Darla Travel | May 25, 2014
  • Urban backyardstypical,ground-level,use of space in courtyard between apartment buildings in pamplona [float=left][/float] Posted by dgwilliamson03 in Alabama Engineering in Europe | May 25, 2014
  • day 50 La Seu d'Urgelldistance: 85km Total ascent: 1340m Hours in the saddle: 3hrs 50 Terrain: mountain, then rolling Today started with something I hadn't seen for a while..the sun!!! I couldn't believe it..it must be about a week since I saw it last. Perhaps today I co Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 25, 2014
  • day 49 Trempdistance: 82km Total ascent: 1372m Hours in the saddle: 3hrs 50 Terrain: 2 half mountains, then along a lake. Two beers down and I am still struggling to write today's post...I can't really remember today very much at all. Not really sure why, it Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 24, 2014
  • day 48 Castejon de Sosdistance: 90km Total ascent: 1010m Hours in the saddle: 3hrs 50 Terrain: down along a valley, over a blip, then up along a valley. Last night I had the best meal so far on the trip. I went to the hotel across the road Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 23, 2014
  • day 47 Brotodistance: 56km Total ascent: 700 ish? (Not actually looked today) Hours in the saddle: 2 hrs 45 Terrain: rolling and mountain Back on the bike day. Well..after 3 hours on the train to get back on the route through the mountains. Getting the Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 22, 2014
  • day 46 ZaragozaToday was vastly different to yesterday. And yes yes Tuesday is always different to Wednesday but you know what I mean. I think I have said this before but there are some days where you really shouldn't try to get Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 21, 2014
  • MADrid I was really excited to get to Madrid for two reasons, the first, I had never been and was looking forward to exploring a new Spanish city (especially considering that there is a fierce rivalry between Barcelona and Madrid as Posted by melpage in Not all those who wander are lost... | May 21, 2014
  • day 45 PamplonaAs you can see from the title I am not in the mountains after all. I spent a LOT of time last night debating about whether to go into the storm or not. It was tricky as I had no Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 20, 2014
  • Barcelona, SpainWe have finally finished the oceanic portion of our adventure and are 10% completed. One of the best parts of cruising is the attention you receive from the staff as they make sure everything is to your liking. Sometimes this Posted by CulinarySojourn in Culinary Sojourn | May 20, 2014
  • Palma de Majorca, SpainThe island of Majorca is our last stop on the cruise ship before they kick us off. The city received its name from the Romans due to all of the palm trees in the region. Unfortunately, the ship docked on Posted by CulinarySojourn in Culinary Sojourn | May 19, 2014
  • day 44 San Seb rest dayAh rest days....quite a productive one too! Found a bike shop and got a few bits, pottered around the old town, found and internet shop and uploaded my garmin. I wandered over to the second smaller beach which is apparently Posted by louisebenn in my own little vuelta de espana | May 19, 2014
  • S is for Superb, Sexy, Steaming Seville.Crank it up a notch, we are definitely in Spain now chicas. “Hables Ingles”? got us pretty much nowhere during our first interactions here, but somehow we got to the Santa Ana Iglesias ( the landmark next to our apartment) Posted by gihanandkala in Gihan travels with Kala 2014 | May 18, 2014
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