AC Palacio del Retiro, Autograph Collection
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... Madrid, which reminded me of the Piazza San Marco in Venice, although with a lot less people and a lot less pigeons. We explored many sport stores along the way which apparently contained shoes you can't buy in Australia according to my brother.
We had afternoon tea at "Café&Tapas" bar in the city centre before checking out one of the huge indoor markets (I think it was called San Miguel) and then returning ...
... lost. I mean properly lost, as in i cant find my way home, LOST! I can't remember if I turned left or right, I don't recognise that bridge and I now seem to be standing in the middle of a university campus. I do my best to retrace my steps but I'm loosing all sense of direction. I could ask a local for directions or find a map but I realise now that I am one of those arrogant English speaking travellers, the ones that don't bother to learn the local language before ...
... the water that cools the knives in
Toledo that allows the steel to become extra strong and sharp.
Los cuchillos in Toledo son algunas de los mejores en el todo mundo. Yo
compré tres de los cuchillos. Une que es un cochillo mas populares y un
original de España. Los catedrales fueron muy bonita y tuvieron mucho
valor de historia. Los montañas y el río que acerca de Toledo hacerlo
... Everything the owner suggested we tried and even the kids had a go. Isabel thinks he makes the best chocolate brownie ever and was very impressed by the owner. To boot we were the first customers (being only 8.15pm when we arrived) so we had a window seat and a lovely view of the aqueduct at night.
Only thing about Spain right now is that it is either wet or really cold so we are hoping Rome is a little warmer . . . .
... the city and did some shopping. One thing is for sure I'm so proud of myself for avoiding on this trip is Starbucks, damn them for being everywhere. I've gone to other coffee shops and their cups are so small. After being used to the cup size we get back home it's almost disappointing but no wonder we're so hooked in the states we drink so much caffeine. I also saw a windown walk thru McDonalds on the sidewalk today that was kinda neat but of course ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility