Confortel Alcala Norte
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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... Under the direction of Herrera's successor, Juan Gómez de la Mora, the plaza was completed in just two years.
The result was a large square, measuring 120 meters long and 90 meters wide (394ft x 295ft). It was surrounded by wooden buildings, at one point up to six stories high. Fires destroyed all the buildings around the Plaza Mayor ...
... struggled much with the language barrier. We promptly said no and that it hadn't actually been a problem we noticed. Out of all the cities we visited about 90% of the population that we came into contact with could speak passing English. No problems.
It wasn't until Madrid that we even noticed how hard it could be. English is not a big thing in Madrid. Shops, the lady beside me who kept feeding me nuts at the bull fighting, restaurants big or small, the people more often ...
... in front of me enjoying the people watching and then strolling down the beach promenade with what appears to be the whole population of San Sebastián, it's not a bad life. Final photos of sunsets, vistas and the time has come to head back to our hotel. Tomorrow Madrid. Sitting in a train listening to classical music, relaxing ready for the hustle and bustle of Madrid. Arrived mid afternoon ...
... tanks, as well as sit on the Sherman Tank used in the upcoming movie 'Fury', a Brad Pitt WW2 extravaganza that promises to rewrite history to demonstrate that the Americans won the war, single handed, by the deployment of a good looking adopter of Third World orphans. I had a ball. That night, we all went out for diner at a local French Restaurant (possibly sub consciously doing penance for all the 'Cheese eating surrender monkey' jokes we'd been making at the Gallic's expense ...
I really should have invested in a watch before crossing the ocean; I never have any idea what time it is here. We have now been here for a week and we have not managed to get the time under control. Part of the issue is simply being in Madrid, a city notorious for not sleeping, and partly because I have always been notorious for not sleeping. I bought a 'fitbit' before leaving for this trip. I thought it would be fun to know how far we walked each day, and ...