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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... central locations, the Plaza de Cíbeles, where one of Madrid's iconic statues resides. There was a small emphasis on Columbus, and more concentration on celebrating Spanishness :) This year, the Spanish Air Force is celebrating their 75th anniversary, so before the parade started we were able to see an air show! They had planes spraying colored exhaust in the colors of the Spanish flag (red and yellow), followed by older planes from WWII, and then the party started. The ...
... After I felt good and stuffed I found a little flea market in the plaza. I love going to these things and looking around because everything they are selling is pretty cool. I try to only buy things that are made in the country that I'm in though, which means I usually don't buy anything (except for yesterday, finally!). Afterwards I went to the supermarket and bought myself a salad and some delicious ...
... to arriving in Madrid. While wandering through the park, we were approached by two women who wanted us to sign a petition to make the park more handicap accessible. Me, being the jerk that I am, refused to sign the petition, but Hannah stopped to sign it, which would have been fine until they started asking for identification to prove her signature. While she was showing them her passport, a third woman approached me trying to make me feel guilty about ...
... It's not that it's bad, just different I guess but there are so many strong flavours and it's extremely overpowering - impossible to eat without bread! But that seems to be the Spanish way, lots of strong flavours - salt, olive oil, pepper and mayonnaise are their favourites. It makes it very difficult when you're having a few dishes at once!
Left home at 8pm to go to Diversia. Dinner was Burger King with the usual group and then a movie for Emilio's birthday, ...
... wasn't until 8:00 and I needed something to eat so we went to the little store down the way and I got crackers and also a bottle of water. The little bottle I brought will not be enough for a whole day of travel. When we got back Larry and Derek got a beer in the bar here at the hotel. We went down to supper and Ozzie Hernandez from Brooklyn, New York sat with us. She is a single woman who works as a project manager at Sprint. We had ...