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... guide gave us some fascinating insights into buildings we'd already seen. Like, can you believe the royal place has 3000 rooms inside!
And despite that, people still live in the streets round here in cardboard box cabins!! Go figure.
Viva la revolucion!
The Palace was actually closed to the public today not coz of any royal presence but coz the Spanish president was in town which probably explained the impressive airforce flyover we'd partly been ...
I awoke early on the train, because I thought we'd be getting off at a certain time, and me and you went around informing everyone we'd be arriving soon. Once the apparent arrival time had passed, I realised we actually had another hour as Portugal is an hour behind the rest of Europe. This angered a few people but in the end we got off at Santa Apalonia (not at the stop we thought we were) at 7am (I think??). We went to a ticket booth and booked ...
... sup> European champion
league title was insanity. Thousands of real fans were in the streets chanting ‘CAMPIONES’
which translates into champions and it was honestly incredible. We slowly
realized that the team had left Lisbon where the game was and were heading to
the square we were in and would be literally a few feet in front of us. We
decided to stick it out and experience the magic. The only problem with
deciding to stay to greet the team ...
... liner, bronzer, and my eyelashes were put into the claspy thing that makes them go up - oh and they spent ages playing with my hair, which looked no different.
Three classrooms were opened into one and a massive table of food was in the middle (everyone brought something). I thought 'there's no way even half of this will be eaten' but I forgot, I am in Spain and they do love to eat! It was all gone by the end of the day.
From the groups of four ...
... 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 ...