Compostela Suites Apartments
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... that inspired Walt Disney.
Here we had a lunch of suckling pig and of course, some red wine. We walked to an aqueduct and then visited the castle. We climbed to the top of the tower 150 steps in all to a glorious view of the snow covered ...
... I even had the pleasure of seeing some children playing on the playground in the park...they were having a joyous Friday afternoon.
I walked the same route as before except I stayed to the right so I could actually walk down Gran Via and got some great shots of all the magnificence that Madrid has to offer. Puerto del Sol street performers, Calle Mayor's Museo de Jamon for a yummy "bocadillo mixto" (ham & cheese) and then the beautiful array ...
... and videotape everyone saying their favorite English word. Afterwards I slipped away for a few minutes and finally looked at a couple of stores in the village. Niccol, the soon-to-be-retired American Navy officer, found some shoes to buy, so that made her week. Others were buying chocolates and legumes to take home. Mostly everyone just sat around the table and drank in the sunshine.
We had to be back to the villa by noon ...
... Thank you for joining me!
ADDENDUM: King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicated his throne today, June 2. He is passing his crown to his son, Felipe. As we walked to the plaza Mayor in the evening we ran into a large protest at Puerta del Sol. Anti-monarchists were out, waving flags, jumping onto the Metro entrance roof and chanting agaist the monarchy. We got caught in the throngs of protesters! Nothing like ending our trip with a bang!
... 3 years ago also opened my up to something new….
Someone wise once said, “Treasure every moment that you have! Remember, time waits for no one. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.”