Travel Blogs from Torrejon De Ardoz
... think experiencing live theater in a European opera house has always
been a dream of mine and being able to follow through on that dream was
remarkable. I think I was able to appreciate it from a perspective not a lot of
people could since I have danced on many stages during my career as a dancer
and know the value and prestige of being able to perform at such a venue. The
theater was even more incredible then I could have ever imagines with 5
Hola soy Barbara, Today was a long exciting day of exploration of two famous cities in Spain, Avila and Segovia. We began with a bus at 8:30 in the morning to drive from Madrid to Avila. Our first sight of the city was the tall walls surrounding the city. They were built for protection from invaders and have nine gates into the city. We visited the Gothic Cathedral of Avila and the Convent of Saint Teresa where we viewed relic of the saint in the museum. ...
So....obviously I did not hold up my promise of blogging more often....there just never seems like enough time! So, with that said, prepare for a long blog post! To start off, whether I said this previously or not, our apartments in Madrid are amazing. We have a washing machine, a dishwasher, an oven and a stove! An entire, full-working kitchen! Also, a TV that we can change to english....which has definitely proven to provide some very lazy afternoons (which I ...
... br> This is extremely frowned upon and each time the person would get the **** beat out of them
One man who tried to ride the bull was pushed up against the wall and punched by 4 or 5 guys for a
Good bit before the guards decided to make them stop.
The beating of the men by the men was often much more dangerous than the bulls but from time to
One of the bulls would get a ...
... and beer. Tapas are similar to our appetizers, but are served in large portions and make a good meal. They were delicious and we are looking forward to trying tapas from different parts of Spain. Madrid is alive at that time of night (8:00 pm) with lots of people filling the streets and enjoying tapas. It is a beautiful city with lots to see and lots of activity. After dinner we went to a bar that had a flamenco show with 2 ...