The 12th of October was a holiday in Spain and Yusuf and I decided to go on a little trip. We visited Madrid. Actually in the beginning we planned to visit Segovia and Salamanca as well but Madrid was really fascinating and we didn’t want to leave Madrid after seeing that city. We stayed 3 nights in Madrid at a hostel. I think we were so lucky about our hostel because people who were staying at the same time with us were so warm and good people. Some of them were from Austral
Dicen que más vale tarde que nunca y, pese a que a esta edad la línea que separa el arroz en su punto del que se ha pasado es delgada –a veces no sabes si veintiséis son añitos o añazos- tengo que aplicarme el refrán. Todavía desconozco las razones que me impidieron salir de Erasmus cuando estudiaba en la Universidad -me da que nunca las sabré- y desde que me di cuenta de mi error, he tenido una espinita clavada. Una espinita que quería otros idiomas, perder de vista su calle
The good thing about living in Spain for a longer time is that you get to experience things that visitors normally do not, to really get a feel for the culture and way of life of the people who spend their lives here. We checked out Valencia in its gloomy state at the end of November. When all the tourists are gone, the beach is almost hauntingly beautiful.
As part of the European Voluntary Service, I have lived in Alzira for six months. During my project I was working in an institute. I have collaborated with English classes, school magazine and administrative works. It was very different than my main profession but thanks to teachers, my mentor and students, I have learned and enjoyed more than I imagined before. I have experienced unforgettable memories. I felt my personal improvement day by day, I have discovered a new cult
One of my best friends Yilmaz came to Valencia to see me and the beautiful surroundings. Between 8 and 10 of October we spent an unforgettable weekend together in Valencia. In the beginning, we did not know that the ‘9th of October’ is very important historic date for the ‘Comunidad de Valencia’. The Kingdom of Valencia was formally created on ‘9 de Octubre, 1238’, so every 9th of October they celebrate that day. We found opportunities to watch celebrations almost all the tim