Travel Blogs from Madrid
... with two jumpers, my handbag, camera bag and onboard bag which was way too much! Saying goodbye to mum and dad was strange, half of me was really sad and didn't want to leave but the other half just wanted to run through those doors as fast as I could. No one shed any tears – not what any of us expected.
Customs and immigration were slow but eventless. Brittney also had to claim GST back (thank god) so we went off to do that. It was ...
... of the room and found his way to the stage solely by following the smell of the desert that they left on the piano for him. It was a favorite spot of Ava GArdner as well. Juani said this all changed years ago when Retiro become completely closed off to cars. The rich were accustomed to getting dropped off directly at the bar, and were hesitant to park their cars farther and walk to the bar, for fear of getting robbed of their jewelry and fur. I had no idea that ...
... the choice of which team you would like to run as part of either the royal white or Athletico's red & white stripes. Not caring too much, I went for the under dog, I prefer the Athletico fans anyways.
I have been keeping fairly fit in Madrid (minus the effect of 3 nights out a week with half and half measures, knocking the **** out my stomach with hungover trips to McDonalds and a distinct lack of sleep) - I am a member of a gym near ...
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We sat grimly through the entire Ruta 1, right to the start again.
We passed fountains, statues, churches, palaces and important buildings... and even though we were plugged into the earphone information system, I doubt either of us could tell you anything about any of it. I got cheesed off very early with the adult English version as it was so dry and hard to grasp, and switched to the kids version.
So I do now know what happens ...
... is supposed to be made using just red wine brandy and sugar. We also learned the origin of tapas, it turned out the workers were getting a lunch break and could only afford food or drink, they chose drink! So King Alfonso (not sure which one) made a law that when drinks were served a small portion of food must be served as well, so people wouldn't get as drunk. The tapas tour was for sure a good way to finish our visit to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed