Hotel Gran Atlanta
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... us was vacant so we could really stretch out :)
The flight ended really quickly, but we had so far to walk! We had to walk 700m (I think it said) then go down two levels, catch a train, then up two levels. After going through immigration with our broken Spanish and then we could see a line of people and start lining up, only to realise ten minutes later that we were just standing awkwardly behind a group of people. Just before getting our bags we saw ...
The Christmas eve plan: a quick drive to Sevilla, where I would catch a flight to La Coruna via Madrid and be surfing by sundown with Robert. Haha plans.
When it came time for directions to the airport, my host at the surf lodge wasn't interested in looking at a map. 'Its easy' he said. Of course I got lost and missed the last flight out of Sevilla ...
... glad we did for a couple reasons. First, the museum is so huge, you would probably not find all the "must see" pieces on your own in a couple hours. Second, she really explained about the artists, the paintings and their lives. Some of the paintings you have to move side to side or closer and further away to really appreciate how they change based on where you are standing. For instance the "Ladies in Waiting" looks brighter and ...
... guy brought his wife as well. I won’t bore you with the information sessions, but it sounded pretty good. We heard about the school, we took a tour, then we were led back to cafeteria type of area where we were given free food and drinks. Any school that wants to give me shrimp, Spanish tapas, and booze for lunch is okay by me. At this point we met an American girl from Washington DC who was a ...
... Eventually I managed to get them to stop telling me to move for long enough to give me directions as to where we had to go, and to keep them quiet, slid into the driver's seat and slipped along the road a little until I spotted Nick on his way back (sans directions).
Madrid central station is not really the place to be when you are lost.
The policemen's directions were easy enough to follow, and it was with a certain relief that we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services