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Next we see amwc, the best preserved in all of Europe ( I think this might be the 3rd time that has been claimed).This is Sergovia. It is a beautifully renovated wall with high battlements every 20 metres. A wonderful historic city, with a high arched roman aqueduct still surviving. Of course there is abc, this time gothic, in which Queen Isabella married King Ferdinand. This city is a living town not just another walled medieval ...
... don't do it justice, but it's amazing inside! Certainly worth the visit.Next stop was to have some lunch, it was pretty late now (2.30pm) so we headed to the otherside of town to a recommended cafe for a local delicacy called Francesehna....translated it means little French girl hahaha!!! A little dodgy, but everyone has told us we must go and try it! (Gary had a ****** one 2 days ago, so he didn't have high hopes) but I was ...
We met Diana's friend Maria Lousa (marr-e-a-Lu-sar) (Spanish version of Melissa) and went to Primark, a massive shop on the other side of Madrid. It was basically Target but super, super cheap! It was in an amazing shopping centre with full glass roof and trees growing inside and you really did feel outside - minus the cold - because it was so so bright.
They had a massive range of clothes, shoes, bags, underwear, sunglasses, accessories ...
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On Sunday we walked past a large selection of cartoon characters (including a "Mickey" Mouse wearing his head as a hat) to get to the giant stamp and coin market at the Plaza Mayor. We spent a long time wandering and browsing the treasures (1987 looney for €1.50 anyone?) and then went to the Reina Sofia for some famous Picassos and a Dali exhibit! It was incredible. We followed that up on Monday at the Thyssen-Bornemisza with ...
Our original plan had been to do a speedy tour of portugal, taking an overnight train there, spending the day, a night train back and then another night train to get to Paris on time. Three night trains in a row. What were we thinking!? Deciding that that would make us crazy, we canceled those plans and opted to spend a few more days in Madrid. Today was spent with more wandering around the city. The hostels proximity to everything made Madrid an exceptionally walkable city. We ...