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So tonight is our last night in Madrid...I can't believe how quickly time flies. It's been a fun few days in Madrid. It's a beautiful city with delicious food and of course tasty beverages. My cousin introduced me to tinto de verino (not sure I spelled it correctly), nothing like it on a warm Madrid evening...or afternoon... :D
Still battling a bit of jetlag. I guess that's what I get for being in California for a few days, then Boston for 2 days before heading off to Europe. But...I am a trooper and there are sights to be seen.
After arriving yesterday, I immediately clunked out for a 3 hour nap. Waking up refereshed and hungry, I got a few recommendations from …
... days, I walked over to the train station where I would take the short hour long train to Seville.
Let paint you a picture of what 95% of all my train visits have been like:
1. I set out to get there an hour early.
2. I get lost on my way there.
3. I get to the station.
4. I realize I'm at the wrong station.
5. I run to the right station.
6. I realize my train is leaving in under 10 minutes.
7. I make a ...
... a beautiful mansion housing an impressive art collection. Before locating the museum itself we stopped for a very late breakfast of toast, marmalade and coffee. Fortified, we wandered up the road to the Museum.....which was closed! This was the first evidence of a pattern that repeated itself several times during the day, as the Easter holidays played haywire with advertised opening times.
We finished Route 2, and alighted the bus at the stop outside our flat, and popped in ...
... use, and we were forever trying to explain what a word meant. I think it was meant to be, that the three of us would go to Muxia together and finish the Camino. On arriving in Madrid, Hannah's friend Carlos is there to meet her and drives me to my hotel downtown, which was very much appreciated. I then have to say goodbye to Hannah, two in one day, and I'm holding it together. Other than Mike and I hugging each other ...