Holiday Inn Madrid
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... simple on the inside, yet, had a Gothic/Renaissance architecture on the outside. The BEST stop of the day was to a castle that has stood for 500 years (+/-) and once was used as a prison.
We are quickly becoming accustomed to long days, as it is now 1am. Dinner is not served until the late evening [9pm] and we are soaking in ever bit of Spanish culture we can.
... Daryl heads to Germany to visit a friend for a few days. I will do a final blog on arrival back in Australia when I have had the time to reflect on the walk between St Jean in France to Santiago, Spain. Currently it is a bit of a dream and hard to put into words. For now I leave you with the one and only photo for this blog. You can only imagine what feelings and emotions are going through my body and mind as this was ...
... and the judges you get given the trophy, the bull's ear, and carried out the main great door of the stadium. Out the front of the stadium they have a number of statues of famous bull fighters. The most well known one killed 1600 bulls and then had an accident and died after some insignificant altercation with a small calf/cow! One of the other statues is of Alexander Fleming, the inventor of penicillin. They look up to him because they ...
... what I wanted was a 'dooble'). Brilliant. Walked across the stone bridge into town the the Pilar Square. Toured La Basilica del Pilar de Zaraboza 'a jewel of baroque art in Aragon. Made with large flat bricks and with highly coloured glazed room tiles, an imposing building on the banks of the Ebro river. An immense building internally with many chapel's and vestry's around the sides and an incredible Chapel of the Virgin and High Alter in the centre. Not ...
... streets surrounding the hotel, stopped for a drink & tapa not wanting to go to bed before 11pm or so, to get onto their time zone as quickly as possible. Tonight like every night here, we noticed literally hundreds of people out strolling, joggers jogging, many people walking their dogs. No one seems to be in a hurry, it's all very relaxing.
Observations about dogs in Madrid: they are extremely well behaved! No matter what breed, big or small, we met, they paid ...