Holiday Inn Madrid - Calle Alcala
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... speaking friendly, maps and signage in Spanish with only a couple of exceptions were some English printed notes were available. The prized viewing here being Picasso's Guernica y los anos treinta. The venue lacked the benches and seats one is use to in most museums, at one point mum needed to sit down and sat on the floor where promptly a unsympathetic guard made her get off the floor. Realising we had both hit ...
... basic Spanish and Az was following suit with his "p's and q's" and ordering his coffees (see the next post for linguistic update!)
The public transport system in Madrid is particularly good and easy to navigate, and the city in general is a must see if you're thinking of a weekend European jaunt anytime soon.
Awaking Monday feeling fresh, we walked the 5 km round trip to Bernbau stadium. ...
... However, I was feeling much more confident about mi espanol than when I had arrived less than one week prior and I think the taxi driver truly enjoyed my company en route to Madrid Barajas Aeropuerto Internacional. Getting through the airport was a breeze and everyone was extremely nice...I even had time for a Starbucks and a little snack before boarding my Iberia flight.
Adios Madrid....Hallo Amsterdam!!! (transitioning from spanish to dutch could be an issue)
... Ebola and how the current patient is doing. The show is similar to Meet the Press and I was thrilled I got the chance to basically be a foreign correspondent (not many people can say they got a chance to do that!).
This week was Columbus Day Weekend, which I found out is celebrated much differently here. We all know that Columbus was asked by the King and Queen of Spain to set out on the journey to the new world, but in America, we celebrate Columbus day simply with a day ...
... lovely-hot if not in the shade, but shade there was plenty of.
We walked to a supermarket nearby, bought picnic food, and went back to the park for lunch.
There was an airforce display on in one section as well. We were sorry we had missed the band performance, but the park is so large we didn't even hear it.
The botanical gardens are adjacent to the park so we walked through them as well.
It was such a low key ...