Holiday Inn Express Madrid-Getafe
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Beverage Selection
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... huge granite domes as we got higher. Our goal was the top of one of those
domes, but as I scaled the smooth rock and hauled myself up boulders and
through snowy patches and ice covered rocks, this started to feel a little
dangerous for my taste. I decided not to continue to the top of the rock. I
must be getting old. My knees were bothering me quite a lot from jumping from
boulder to boulder, and I was feeling somewhat less surefooted on the ...
... see in the morning as the planes streaked through the small gap of sky we can see from the balcony of our first floor apartment. We later saw what I took as a police-escorted convoy of flashing lights racing through the streets and sirens and guessed the prez may well have been in the centre of that traffic-numbing event. And perhaps the speed of its passage was simply to avoid any presidential glimpses of the obvious poverty of some of the residents of this fantastic city.
... 8 a.m. which was a treat! So we got up and went to breakfast - it was a huge spread. So we had a leisurely breakfast - a big treat was they had basted eggs! Delish. The coffee was really strong! I had to switch to instant decaf, haha. Then we tried to find the business center which was well hidden. We got a computer that wasn't working so they had to call the Tech guy. By the time he got it rebooted, I had 5 minutes to send a quick email
Then @ 10 a.m. ...
OMG success with the shoe shopping at the 11th hour - Carmina ankle boots reduced from 400 euro to 240 euro and they had my size! Perseverance does pay off!
Another visit to the gym seeing as we were in the area anyway.
Home for lunch which was a repeat of last nights dinner and then a big siesta.
Visited Nike and foot locker and el corte ingles again but still no luck for nicky.
Back to the hotel for some BB.
Visited la vincenvia which was an old school tapas ...
... away from the busy streets on the perimeter, it was peaceful. The park was once property of the Royal family, but Charles III decided to share it with his subjects starting in the late 18th century. There is a big lake in the middle of the park (El Estanque) where lots of people rent row boats and cruise around aimlessly. We didn't partake in the row boats, but we did linger for a little while around the lake to rest and enjoy the view. Dinner wasn't ...