Ayre Gran Hotel Colon
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... I was there and won a miniature BMW toy car (BMW is one of this year's sponsors). I gave the car to my host uncle as a gift and he was pretty impressed with it.
Yesterday was the start of my classes. I have to say I'm definitely more of a fan of the smaller classes (the Ualbany classes I'm taking have at most 6 people in them). Since my classes are entirely in Spanish, it helps to have more conversations with the teacher, and ...
... whilst hyperventilating - that I used the room they store boxes (it was just empty) - awkward.
After going into about ten other stores I finally found a cheap(er) thick and not ugly warm coat! I was so excited oh my gosh, the other ones were from 90-400€ and she couldn't work out why I wasn't buying them!! This one was only 60€ and my gosh I was sweating after having it on for a few seconds it's so hot - and heavy! ...
... the Royal Palace which Rick Steves rates alongside Versailles outside Paris and Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna. We pass through Puerto del Sol Plaza and Plaza Espana with its monument to the author Miguel de Cervantes. We end at the Prado Museum where Jose II magnificently details the paintings of El Greco (now my absolute favorite), Rubens, Velasquez and Goya. We also see the "Garden of Earthly Delights" ...
... Queen), and walked this Madrid of five centuries ago. PLaza Mayor, Cavas Bajas, Arco de Cuchilleros, Mercado San Miguel, Calle Mayor and other places. I'd took pictures of some of the most renowned restaurants such as Casa Paco, Casa Botin, Las Cuevas de Luis Candelas, all brought back memories from long ago.
After this we returned to Palacio de Cibeles for a view of Madrid from the Mirador Tower, beautiful ...
... join them and soak up the late afternoon warmth. Dessert tonight will be real Spanish Chocolate and churros. I have found an authentic little bar a few blocks from our hotel, simply called Chocolat. It is tiny and narrow, with a few tables and seats at the bar. Men in overalls are having chocolate with churros at the bar, old couples are at the tables. We order the standard dish. Bowls of melted dark chocolate and a pile of churros arrive. We dip the crisp strips of batter ...