On my way to Madrid


As I announced a couple of days ago, I’m on my way to Madrid! During this 3-day trip ill try to update my blog with my impressions of the city!

This is what I’ve been doing in the bus:
(I have Wi-Fi on the bus btw, which is great!)

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Keep on following and reading! I’ll update my blog today for sure 😉

xoxo
Jules

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Black & White-view of my trip to Zamora


Hi guys,

In this post I’ll write another review about a city in Spain that I visited. This time I’ll talk about Zamora.

Zamora is a city in the northwest of Spain, near the frontier with Portugal. It is crossed by the Duero river and they actually offer boatrides on the river, but sadly they only start those boat trips at the end of March. But there was of course more than just a river in the city. Zamora counts 24 Romanesque style churches, which makes it the city where you can find most churches of that style of all Europe.

We did a walking tour through the city and I think we passed like 15 of them.

On the Internet I read an article about the Holy Week in Zamora. Everyone in the city is celebrating and there are lots of activities during that week. When I visited the city last week, people of all ages were allready practising some songs that they are going to play during the festivities!

I took pictures of some views I liked. On the first picture, you see like a connection between 2 buildings. I can’t really say why, but I really liked this. It connected two buildings, of which one was completely different of the other one. It made me think about the group I was visiting the city with. We are all completely different persons, of all different countries (Belgium (me!), Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Czech Republic & United States), but even though there are so many differences between us, we still connect, and we had a great time together!

On the second picture you can see the most original mailbox I’ve seen in my life. If there is living a little boy in that house, he is so lucky to have parents that are that original to put a mailbox like that!

On the next picture, I like the fact that the bridge was reflected in the water. That always makes me think of the pictures of cities in travel brochures, but I hadn’t seen that a lot of times for real until now.

The forth pictures show some kind of tree that I call ‘army-trees’. The have the color of camouflaged soldiers who are hiding in the woods. I put the picture in black and white now, but I’m sure that if you would see a tree like that for real, that you would immediately think on the soldiers too! 😉

On the last two pictures you see 2 images that you can find a lot in Spain. I personally love the typical streets that go up or down a bit. It’s typical for this country I guess. I’m not sure but I think that storks are really common in here. I saw some of them in BĂ©jar allready too! (Check out my post about BĂ©jar to know more about that!)

Anyway, I hope you all liked this post. I all wish you a happy further Sunday!

xoxo
Jules

 

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Carnival in Ciudad Rodrigo – The groups


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On Saturday I went to ‘el carnaval de Ciudad Rodrigo’. It was amazing! A lot of people were dressed up in a really original way, so for me it was an amazing opportunity to take lots of pictures.

In this post I’ll speak about the groups of people who were dressed in a theme. Later this week I’ll post about the coolest individuals I spotted and I also write a post about the kids who were dressed way too cute at the event!

I think it’s amazing how the people who were at the event were dressed. I really loved the group which consisted of dices and other casino accessories! The 2nd best dressed group for me were the price tags! They showed so much enthusiasm and be honnest, who of you would ever think about dressing as a pricetag during the period of sales? 😉
The donuts were also pretty cool, but I felt a bit sorry for them, because I’m sure that it was so hard to walk with the box around them. I do admire them though because they really stood there as a team.

The people in the third picture were really like a big family. I’m not sure I counted right, but I think they were a group of 21 persons. I saw them walking on the street, and they all seemed so happy. The kids were also incredibly proud walking around in their cute little suit.

I would give the price of the most funny duo to the 2 ‘abuelitas’ (= grandmothers). When my friends and me were looking for some food during the afternoon, we spotted them dancing and entertaining all the people around them! I freaking adored them!

I’ll stop this post here, even though I can keep on talking about the event for hours! If you want to know more about what I’ve seen, keep on checking my blog, cause as I said at the beginning of this post, I’ll write too more posts about this event!

xoxo
Jules

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