Travel Blogs from Magaz de Pisuerga
... all of our friends. The hardest was definitely Janae. Tears started rolling down her face which made it so hard to leave her there. I will never forget that.. Marv, Selzman, and I took a taxi to leave. Later, in front of my host family's house, I said good-bye to Marv and Shane who would be leaving at that moment for the airport. I was staying for the night but would have to leave in the morning for my own flight from Sevilla to Madrid.
... I sat down to enjoy some coffee and pastries. We even made friends with the peacocks walking around! When it came time to leave, I was so reluctant. I just wanted to stay there forever!
Later that night, I decided to go out with a few friends to the bars around the infamous Calle Betis. This street is full of people, especially those around my age who just want to relax and a good time! I met up with Tori and many other people from her group. We ...
... see for Madrid visitors.
Our group visited the Museo del Prado and also the Reina Sofia - both art museums. I am a little embarrassed to say that I did not attend these visits... due to the jetlag, I took this time to catch up on sleep and try to recover from the lack of sleep.
Overall, Madrid was an interesting city not too unlike large cities in the U.S. The one thing I noticed is that there is graffiti covering every ...
... and at night everybody is at the bars drinking, socializing, eating, and smoking. People pre-game in the streets and at parks (these are called Botellones), or at bars.
Drinking: Having a beer in Spain is roughly equivalent to having a Coke in the States. People walk across the street to have a beer when taking a study break, people will be drinking on the streets when I walk to class at 12, and ...
... and the man with the baseball cap and runners? Not Sevillano for sure. Yup, invariably speaking English as they walk by.
To be sure, it was the weekend, and we were in the chi chi area of Seville so we were exposed to upmarket Seville kicking back and they all must have been out and about shopping, drinking, eating, and just walking (the paseo is infamous here). Head down a narrow lane (some of them are so narrow they are called kissing ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking