Travel Blogs from Madrid
... to Granada.
... it but its hard to see. Went past a market that is supposted to be amazing but pricy. Maybe we'll get to it later.
In the 17th Centuary Spain was taken over by the French and we could see the old city wall with houses built atop it now and on the other side of the street are french designed architecture during its expansion. One of the city gates to get through housed spains version of Robin Hood or Casanova who seduced woman and robbed them and hid out in this tunnel. He ...
... and off for lunch. We've seen the main sights.....very impressive. I love the number of beautiful buildings....you can see that these guys had some serious money a few years back!! About the same time they had a presence in quite a few places around the world Tonight off for tapas and maybe flamenco?? Definitely sangria Tomorrow we get the car and also visit Prado.....photos next ...
... we were back on track, and even happier to find that it was only 3 blocks away. The hotel was really central, and the room was spacious which is always important with our big rucksacks.
Today is Carol´s last day with the boys, we will all miss her very much. In honour of Carol's departure, we planned a big party night out in Madrid. And what a big night it was!!
In preparation for the night out, we headed out for dinner and being in Spain, ...
... family. I thank the Guilin family for displaying the epitome of hospitality. First Pilar and the boys followed me in the car, as I ran 6 miles around her pueblo, making sure I didn’t get lost. We all know, my sense of direction leaves much to be desired.
Javier returned from his law exam and together we all made an excursion to El Escorial. El Escorial sits in the local mountains and the rain that was forecasted for Friday night waited until our field trip ...
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