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5/9/11 Arrived at T4 630am and caught the shuttle to our hotel. Slept for 3 hours as overnight flights are very tiring!! Later we sat in the cafe and relaxed with free internet access. Ate dinner in a local tapas bar with a very friendly Spanish owner.
... sherry, thick, rich and treacly, alongside a pastry entitled 'Albadero's Party Horn', stuffed with calvados sweet wine cream, toffee and fresh mint.
It's a total treat, a massively indulgent end to not only a glorious meal but a fantastic weekend. We toast Madrid, absent friends and our good fortune... and brace ourselves for the ungodly alarm call for our dawn flights back to London.
All good things must sadly end - but hopefully new adventures will soon ...
I have become I big 'googler' and reader of other traveler blogs in an effort to find the best of the best. One such place was Toma Cafe, home of Madrid's best coffee. Breakfast is not big in Spain so every morning at about 10am we made our way to Toma Cafe for a coffee and cake. The eclectic cafe had a number of old racing bikes on the walls and seemed to be favourite among the local hipsters about town. As we frequented this place every morning, we met ...
... etc. It was different!
Then we boarded a small train that took us through parts of the winery. The size was amazing and we only saw a portion of the whole winery. They make 6 000 000 bottles a year. Finally we got to taste some cabernet grapes off the vine and wander through the vineyard. We were very lucky here because there were a couple of busloads of Russians arriving at the same time but they did a different tour.
Finally we set off for ...
... were definitely much more caffienated than the Spanish ones.
We ended our trip through Madrid with a stop at TGI Fridays in central Madrid, where we sat and watched some of the opening games of the Euro Cup. I got a super spicy pasta since I missed spice so much. Mom got her last fancy sangria, while I enjoyed some imported beer (happy to be away from so much infamous Spanish beer).
My stay in Spain was concluded with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
New hotel with excellent staff and amenities. A great location for overnight stay near the airport. Rooms spacious and modern with safe, wifi lovely ensuite. Food in the restaurant was delicious and there are some local bars in walking distance.
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