Avenida de Espana Hotel
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I woke up fairly early and packed my barely touched bag, as we had to technically check out before checking back in. I ate the free brakfast while everyone else checked out (during which we found out us boys were staying in the same room as the night before). After all this we embarked quite reluctantly on the free walking tour. The guide, who Michael veritably assured us was the twin of the guide he had in Madrid despite (or evidenced ...
... pig leg right in front of us. We noticed immediately that this is big in Madrid. It may sound gross, but it is actually really cool. Imagine a pig's leg, knee down and hamstring facing up, propped up on a table, almost on display. Apparently, it's not uncommon for families to keep one of these pig legs in their homes at all time. Want a sandwich? Go carve some ham directly off the pig leg. Like beef, there are different grades and you pay more for the free range pigs ...
... hang out. We ate supper around 9 pm which is super late considering we usually
eat dinner around 6:30 or 7 at home. Conversation at the dinner table was way
better then yesterday, I am already feeling like my Spanish is improving and I am
getting more comfortable putting myself out there. We are kind of being forced
to use the language as Antonia dosnt speak any English. I am surprised actually
at how little English everyone here speaks, even ...
We began with Romanesque style paintings. During this time the meaning of the objects were more important than the actual appearance. There were no lights, background, or expressions. Each object was portrayed separately as there was con concept of depth or perception. In the painting the hunger, a man is the symbol ...
... law going around that would give them all pardon in exchange for a sort of cease-fire and peace. He personally is not in favor of it because he says that these people do things in cold blood, they have no sorrow, show no mercy, and most importantly show no signs of repentance. Antonio is a pretty straightforwad and serious guy, but the seriousness with which he talked about ETA sent chills down my spine.
I continued to follow the Boston case all week, staying up late ...