Espahotel Plaza de Espana
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... a 2 hour flight with no changes, how difficult could it be to get our luggage to the hotel!) we catch the metro to Sol, and walk up to Plaza Mayor, the heart of tourist Central of Madrid and book onto a walking tour of the city. It doesn't start for 4 hours so we do some walking of our own around Real Palace and gardens up to Plaza Toledo and into La Latina area for some lunch. It seems the longer you stay in one cervezeria the bigger your ...
... recommend a show! I just wanted to go again once it was over! We think after watching the show it was a family run business and production which I think just added to the story and show.
After dinner and our we headed to the bar for the talent show and games night before the pub crawl. This turned out t be a lot of fun as we played a few games and enjoyed the failed attempts of people to try and win the talent show hosted by a Redfoo look alike. (Redfoo is a singer and also ...
... saved them from being burnt at the stake!
* Madrid has an ancient Egyptian temple in its city centre which was given to the Spanish as a gift for assisting the Egyptians in preserving some temples from being flooded in a valley that was going to be transformed into a lake!
* In bull fighting an honorable kill is to kill the bull in one stab to the neck so it doesn't suffer. Also, bulls are also completely colour blind it isn't red that aggravates them but the movement ...
... was founded in 1725 and is still pretty similar to the way it was built. The buildings around the corner was burned down so it's pretty cool that this place stayed in tact. We ended up going to dinner there on Sunday. Their specialty is suckling pig, but I got the filet mignon with mushrooms and it was fantasticccc. I guess they've had centuries to perfect it. We got a bit of a history lesson afterwards on the past ...
... cushioned places and a hookah pipe. The roommates are an eclectic bunch - artists, philosophers, and a real, bona fide revolutionary. Half the apartment is absent traveling at the moment, and the other half is never there, working long hours at thankless jobs to afford the rent. The fridge is well-stocked with Estrella beer and a bottle of white wine. I love it. That evening, we went out to meet with her sister, and two friends, Anna and Tony. Tony is ...
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