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... worse smells though that's for sure. ... Well our strong if bad luck with flights continues. It's now 6.47 pm and we have literally just become airborne on our flight headed to pisa, two hours late which is quite a long time to be late when the journey itself is only supposed to take one hour and twenty minutes. Let's just hope our bags will be there when we arrive. The delay is costing us as I was very keen to pass by the leaning tower of Pisa. We would not have had time ...
... located back near the bar we'd just came from. We headed to bed. Just joking! We walked back and got a few slices!
On day 2 of our marvelous Madridian adventure, we woke at 10.30am with half an hour to shower, get ready and head down to the meeting point near the King Phillip III statue, in the centre of the Plaza del Mayor, in time for the 11am walking tour. Lucky we didn't have far to go!
The walking tour was a good one and was hosted by a local Spanish guy. He ...
... When we get to the next stop we needed to switch it was already about 7:40 and the next metro wasn't coming for another 5 min. So we risk it and go up to the street to see if a taxi could get us there faster. Which it did. We were dropped off and ran for the station. Of course we didn't know where we were going but we knew we were most likely going to miss our train. Jordan got on an escalator going up when she thought it was going down and Taylor ...
... the time was a new idea. The school also hosted international debates where the worlds most brilliant minds would meet. Albert Einstein, for example spent time here. Today, the Residencia is a cultural center that still hosts international expositions on various scholarly topics.
Friday was an institution trip to the Monastery of San Lorenzo (El Escorial). This building is an old palace that today represents the splendor of the old Spanish monarchy. I ...
... sculptures, clocks...you name it...its little garden was quite pleasant, and the museum itself reminded me a lot of museum Jacquemart-Andre in Paris or Isabella Gardner in Boston...
This time around we didn't get to see the bullfighting...last time we were in Madrid in May, and May 15 is the feast day of San Isidro - patron saint ...