Hotel Petit Palace Arturo Soria
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We slept well at our hotel last night and felt ready to explore Madrid. Our first stop was a pastry shop for some breakfast. Then it was off to the royal palace. We enjoyed touring the palace. There was an amazing display of wealth there. I especially enjoyed the gold and crystal chandeliers and the Stradivari room which displayed a variety of instruments created by Antonio Stradivari for ...
... us and they shared a Racion while they had a couple of beers. That seemed to be the standard although an older gent sat at the end of the bar and had around three courses. We had the two Racions, 2 G&T's, a glass of red wine and a shared cheescake with a couple of liqueurs on the house for around $AUD45.00. Gotta return to try other dishes.
... it really is spectacular. I run here as much as I can, and it never ceases to amaze me how beautiful it is. The weather was also GREAT the entire time they were here, so I was super happy it all worked out. We caught up on everything, although they knew most things I was doing, since they are avid readers of this blog!
We continued to walk through my favorite parts of the park, and saw the newest exhibitions in the two palaces (info on those in ...
... view of the Correct Path. How was I supposed to reconcile all the contradictions?
Especially when, the following day, I visited the strange little Museum of the Inquisition, which showcases all the fiendish instruments of torture that the Church used against infidels during the Inquisition. (Which didn’t officially end until 1834, by the way!) The exhibit left little to the imagination, as the curators had helpfully provided ...
... learned a couple things during our Menu del Dia experience: 1. Ordering successfully in Mexican restaurants does not necessarily correlate to successful ordering in Spain. Monica and I ordered the same first course only because it was the only thing we could decode. Patatas con Carne (potato and beef soup). In the end, they were out of the carne, so we ended up eating potato and fish soup - it was so much better than it sounds! We stumbled equally through the main course ...