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... went to the Sorolla Museum. It was interesting that it the museum was once the house of the painter Joaquin Sorolla, who painted all of the paintings in the museum, before his death. I liked being able to see where he painted and met clients, and I also liked that there were photos of what the house looked like when Sorolla lived there. There was a lot of sunlight in the house, and I thought the painting looked ...
... though because the guy's apartment that we're staying in is huge and he's renting out each of his nine rooms to other groups of people. And he's also staying here, too. So I mean, it really is like a hostel. We've met other people staying here and everyone is very friendly. There's a seven-story club here and one of the guys that is staying here knows the person at the door, so we have been promised to get in for free! ...
... Church in the 600’s it was transformed into a Mosque after the Moorish conquest and was then remade into a Catholic Cathedral in the year 1236. It is often considered one of the best examples of Moorish architecture still standing and it is truly a sight to behold. The scale is hard to imagine but during the Moorish times the mosque could hold 32,000 people (31,000 in the main prayer area and another 1,000 just outside in the courtyard) and within that main ...
I will leave the laundry debacle out of this blog, however it took me many hours to complete my travel chores today. I did stumble upon a GF bakery Celisio - win!
After an age, I managed to tootle over to one of the large parks in Madrid Parque del Retiro for a run in the sun. There is a big artificial pond with little turtle, fish and ...
Left Pamplona about 8.30 and headed towards Madrid. The scenery soon changed from wet and heavily forested to much drier farm land with some grape vineyards, and lots of olive trees as we travelled higher to the plain which covers most of Spain. Stopped for morning tea at a small town - now seeing typical Spanish dwellings with their terracotta roofs. Arrived at Madrid for lunch. Moved in ...