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... 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 ...
... spotted the pair of us from a distance, and it was “obvious he wasn’t Spanish”. But she had only seen me, she hadn’t heard me speak. Do I walk like John Cleese or something? All answers on a postcard to the usual address.
Mum loved Barcelona, almost as much as she loved Eugenio. He looked after her so well. My favourite memory is of her at breakfast time perched on a stool in a tiny Churreria as he plied her with churros and chocolate which she adored. ...
... at an alarming rate - more than I have been indoors doing university work. **** it -YOLO. (will regret this)
My nights out here consist of a siesta until 9pm, usually an ice cold beer in the shower while *****ing at the girls to get out their pits and start getting ready. We have all bonded really well and although they do my nut in at times, no questions asked, we are as I said earlier a dysfunctional family. We have had pre-drinks with our ...