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... of watermelon slice, mango, dried apricots, kiwi and a muffin, I was ready to go on a very full stomach!
We then walked about 200 metres down our street to the first stop of the "Ruta 1" Madrid city tours bus. We hopped on and were treated to a roof top view of the historic architecture and amazing 19th century locations of Madrid. There is, according to my brother Conor, a Nike factory in the city of Madrid, so when we reached stop number seven on "Ruta 1", we hooped off ...
... Goya. It really is enjoyable to learn about the artists and the history of the times in which they are painting. Usually the history coincides with the subjects they are painting and the style in which they are painted as well. Also what I find interesting is to the see the size of the paintings in person. In class you see every painting on the same screen taking up the same amount of space but in person it could be either much larger or smaller than you ...
Ahh, our first day in Spain :). With a brisk start to the morning at 7 degrees, we headed out to find the infamous chocolateria for some churros for breakfast. We wandered through the plaza mayor, the main square, and at 8.30am there was still not much activity around the place and cafes and stalls were only just beginning to open. It was only tourists we really saw out, I guess it is Sunday after all. These much awaited churros were amazing!! As it was Sunday, the ...
... we stopped to kill time in a coffee shop. It was cute the designs they did in the coffee.
So...after taking forever to write all this, I can finally post it! I think the pictures speak more than words anyway. That was a task in itself...sorting out which pictures to post. Between the 4 of us, we have so many pictures, and I just want to put most of them up! lol
Hope you enjoy the read...it was definitely a great trip.
... will have great pictures.
In closing I'd like to excuse my over-usage of the same adjectives (eg: beautiful) when you speak Spanish all the time you overuse colloquial Spanish words when going back to English. Usually they aren't very colloquial in English (eg: overusing the word "incredible" for everything better than sub-par).
Hope everyone is well.
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