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Black Caviar, our black diesel Hyundai i20 we've so aptly named, is our cheap mare we've hired to get us around the Spain and Portugal track. A lovely little car that shows promise and is certain to deliver us a fine lifestyle of wine, tapas and gorgeous sites over the next 3-4 weeks. Hopefully our jockey will become more comfortable with the left hand drive she comes with, this feature has proven difficult to master with a few close falls already in the breaking-in stage. In hindsight ...
... After that, we walked around, Madrid has a little broadway here, with productions and different shows and cabarets. We saw a magician, which was different, and than also looked in some souvenir shops. After walking a little, we came across a park and some beautiful fountains. They were great, and it was nice to explore on such a nice day with my friends. After taking some pictures and exploring, we decided to go home for dinner.
... relaxed and laid back. We visited the 3 main art galleries and they were all wonderful. Again lots more Picasso, but also Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, dali, all the names we know. Enjoyed them thoroughly. Spent some time walking through some of the wonderful parks around town as well as visiting the royal palace and cathedral. A relaxing few ...
... de Arte Reina Sofía, and saw some Picasso paintings, and the collection of Salvador Dali paintings they have at the moment. Then we went out with a guy from Perth (Rob), a girl from Brisbane (Rebecca) and a guy going to University of Maryland in the US, who is studying Aerospace Engineering, with a potential job with NASA (Matt). We went to a cocktail bar and then got ...