Holiday Inn Express Madrid-Rivas
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Back in the room Dianne checks Trip Advisor, and selects a tapas bar, El Pasaje (rated 40 out of 1,806) which is quite close to us. We find all the outside tables are taken, and people at the bar waiting, but because we're prepared to take an inside table, get a go straight away, and order some of the recommended tapas. Have excellent tataki solomillo (pork sirloin- 6 euros), torta Ines Rosales de Naranja con ( a biscuit base with orange in it, and guacamole ...
... streets were still deserted save for the odd delivery truck and man with a hose washing away last night from the cobble stoned streets.
9.30am saw me in a lovely cafe enjoying what I thought would be a hearty breakfast as organised by my hotel. Spain does not do breakfast. I thought my hotel had skimped out on me when I was served jam and one piece of toast, juice and a coffee. I waited another 15 minutes to see if anything else was going to arrive ...
... and were ready for the car when it arrived at 9 AM. We had plenty of time when we arrived at the airport and thankfully our flight left on time.
At least we get to see the airport, if not Madrid and the rest of Spain. (Hopefully on another trip!) We had a lengthy layover. After shopping, we got ...
... else was
doing and eventually just went home. We had a nice evening relaxing and I am
definitely going to bed early tonight. I am going to sleep feeling in love with
my new tattoo, extremely proud and surprised that I followed through, and
excited for the new possibilities my new found confidence is going to bring me.
Life continues to surprise me. Ps. I don’t have a lot of pictures because I dropped
my phone in the toilet and it is currently soaking in rice.
... thank you and I can't wait to see you again and buy you a fantastic bottle of wine to say thanks for your patience, kindness and understanding. Corinne O'Sullivan was studying in Milan and opened her home to me, she looked after me and didn't even kick me out when I managed to seriously embarrass myself with the aide of a bottle of absinthe. Embarrassing moment: probably throwing a kebab across the kitchen of the apartment downstairs after the boys living there had been kind enough to ...