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Valdelavilla's Englishtown, Oct. 17th-27th
Settling into our room at Valdelavilla
Matt and me posing for the camera!
Valdelavilla's Englishtown begins! The official Group Shot.
Amado from the Canary Islands and David from San Sebastian
Colin from England and Gloria, Valdelavilla's social director
Jose Ramon with David 1 and David 2
Pablo, Nora, Beth, and David
Gloria, Isabel, and me
Don Jose Ramon, a true Spainard from Bilbao
The Spanish girls- Gloria, Ruth, and Miryam
Pablo and Colin share some Don Hugo wine
San Sebastian David, Barcelona David, and Andorra Jose
The Davids at the bar
Paella for 40!
Virginia, Ruth, David, David, Leah, Ruth, and Isabel
Patricia of England, Brit Colin and "Marwin"
Colin, Nora, and Marvin mug for the camera
Dinnertime with Isabel, Colin, and Jose
Bob, Gwen, Maureen, and Rosa at dinner
Amado and Gloria at breakfast
Gloria and "Don Hugo"
Isabel and me!
Our trip to Soria...Amado gets happy on the bus
The whole group, very cold, in Soria
Soria lunch with Marvin and Ruth...
and Leah, Pablo, Ruth, and Jose...
and Nacho, Ginny, Maite, Bob,and Lee...
...and Colin, Joann, Jose Ramon, and Bob...
...and the Spanish hotties Sonia and Miryam!
Isabel and Amado have coffee and a nap in Soria
A few of my favorite people :)
Entertainment! Matt and Michael perform in "The Odd Couple"
Matt as Felix, and Michael as Oscar
Felix and Oscar battle it out...
and Isabel and Gloria join the scene...
...as two Spanish dinner guests.
Felix entertains his guests
Felix charms the ladies...
Gloria, Matt, and Isabel take a bow!
Maite takes the stage to recite elephant jokes.
Maite clowning around at dinnertime
Matt and Isabel from Barcelona
Matt and Jose from Andorra
Playing Trivial Pursuit, en espanol
A verrrry tough game...
Leah, and Miryam and Sonia of Madrid pose for the camera
Matt and Maite of Pamplona
Miryam and me!
Me and my Spanish friends
Matt and Jose
Matt and "Marwin" our Laundry Buddy
Another play! Matt, Amado, and Nacho do a 1-act comedy
"We need a guys' night out"
"It's guaranteed, man!"
Amado plays the part
Matt takes a fist to the nose...
And narrates the scene...
The boys take a bow
Matt and Jose
Matt and Pablo of Madrid
The Spanish boys!
Matt and Sonia of Madrid
Matt, me, and Gwen
Gloria, Matt, and Pablo
Me, Ruth, Jose Ramon, and Matt
A sunny day!! Matt outside with David and Michael
Enjoying one day of warm weather
Amado and Miryam share a bottle of wine with us
Matt and Pablo share a drink
Outside the main room, with Pablo, Lee, Debra, Rosa, and Jose
Matt and Rosa from Madrid
An outdoor shot before the snowfall
Jose, Maite, Kathy, Isabel, Pablo and Matt bundle up
Matt walks Valdelavilla's trails
David of San Sebastian and us
Us with Maite
Beautiful Spanish scenery
Miryam and us
Us with Nacho of Valencia
Air Europa flight attendant Virginia and us!
Matt and David of Barcelona
David steals the Indiana Jones hat
David bear-hugs Miryam and Matt
The last night...The Spaniards put on a skit
David, Maite, and Nacho do the "news"
Amado "on location"
The Spanairds serenade us...
..say a few words...
...and sing along with Jose Ramon's guitar
Maite gets a lift
Our final group shot!
And then the last party...
David and Amado get jiggy wit' it
Michael and Maite dance
Amado cuts in
Rosa and Sonia pose
Amado, Sonia, David, Miryam, and Gloria
And then it's time to go, as Isabel packs the car
And they leave for Barcelona
Pablo and Amado pose in the rain before they leave
A wet Maite, Pablo, Matt, and Amado
Amado, Sonia, Nacho, Miryam, and Pablo
Back in Madrid, Colin and Rosa say good-bye