Travel Blogs from Madrid
Where was this beautiful sunshine when we were in the Costa del Sol? It's chilly here, but a beautiful sunny day.
We went back on the bus and went to the Prado. Since we had a little time to spare, we visited a church across the street. As with most churches here, a lot of small chapels and wonderful art work.
At the Prado, we …
We managed to get up and have breakfast despite all the food and wine we had last night.
Our day started with a walking tour of the old city of Madrid. There are three tours and this one is the early history of the city. It started in the Plaza Mayor. At 10:00 the streets were pretty quiet compared to the night before. Our guide was …
On the day of our departure from the Costa del Sol, it was bright and sunny and warm. We arrived in Madrid and it was raining. Clearly the rain followed us. It is also much cooler in Madrid.
The hotel is right in the center of the old city and the location is fantastic. We started with a quick trip the Plaza Mayor and the tourist …
... for the gym because at the rate I was eating I should have definelty gained some serious weight. And the wine... geesh I am absolutely bringing home a few bottles. Now it is about 1am.......Time for DA CLUB!!!!!! Like I mentioned before, Spaniards know how to party. I went to a place called ****** ooops, I forgot. Oh I remember know, Berlin Cabaret 1930 Bar. It was a nightclub/ cabaret club. Three times within the night we had to clear the dance floor for the show. ...
... at the ginormous Parque Altantique we fight our way through 18,000 roaring fans to clamber onto the mixing desk and watch anthem after anthem unleashed upon the adoring masses. As a warm-up to next weekend's Download Festival - where there'll be 100,000 fans going crazy - it's a pretty impressive sight.
Next morning, after Danny and I take a morning constitutional in blazing sunshine to Parque Eduardo VII, drinking in the magnificent ...
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