Gran Melia Fenix
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Hi everyone, Have arrived in Madrid after a very tiring couple of flights. Getting too old for this OS stuff. Lol. Met up with the guide whose name is Heather (her mother was Scottish) and the rest of the tour group. We are 48 in total. There are 5 of us from Adelaide, people from Sydney, Melbourne & Queensland. Had dinner in a little …
... in (after being told at the door that a ticket on my phone wasn't suitable and that I needed to go across the road and print it out before I could get in!) I ordered one drink, and after handing over drink €18 decided I wouldn't be paying for anymore drinks! Going out on my own was pretty daunting, but it was quite easy to meet people and generally once you tell them you're from Australia and you've come to Ibiza on your own they think you're crazy and interesting ...
DATE: March 19 2014
JOURNEY: Brisbane, Adelaide, Singapore, Barcelona to Madrid 16,800 kms
Well where do we start this story?
I guess it started 2 years ago when we visited Spain and, for Sheila especially a connection happened. Not surprising when you consider the bonds that exist- Puerto Rico was once part of the Spanish Empire until the ...
Well, Its been nothing short of a outrageously busy busy last few days. Let's us take you back to Thursday the 20th of November. With some deligent researching by Tom We came to discover it was infact the Anniversary of Fransico Francos death so a trip to San Lernzo was delayed to aviod the hordes of Facist followers which descend upon Valle de los Caidos to commemorate their leader. So in a turn of events We decided to have ourselves a nice relaxing day around Madrid ...
... and some more drinks before all calling it a night. Asher and Donelle are on the same 8am bus as us tomorrow morning, heading to Pamplona, and us moving on to San Sebastián. Monique and Rory now move onto a different schedule than us so it will unfortunately be the last time we see them on this tour, except for hopefully bumping into Rory at Oktoberfest. We took a while to walk back up to our hostel, as the Gay Pride festivities were in full swing, and it was ...