Travel Blogs from Madrid
... wasted on me.
I arrived in Madrid at 7pm and Viviana was nice enough to pick me up at the station. It was really good to see her and also really nice not to have to hassle with public transport to get to her place. We arrived at her apartment, dropped my stuff off and headed out for dinner at my favorite place in Madrid, Phuket Thai. I hadn’t had Thai food in a few months, ...
Friday April 18 Madrid
Up early today...it feels weird! Not in a good way either. Diane and I barely slept with all the noise and singing going on at all hours. There was street noise but also boys singing just outside at about 4:00am...in addition to another procession at about midnight.
We missed the bus at Praza de Galicia by about 15 seconds, so walked to the train station to catch a bus from there. We only waited about one minute. ...
... 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 ...
... t need to deal with customs within the EU. It baffles me... considering some of the situations I've been in with U.S. Customs...
So, I find the kiosk for the "Go Madrid" car agency. They don't have my reservation. The agent speaks broken English - fine. I have a confirmation number. It does no good. He makes a few phone calls. Calls me a bad name on the phone while I was listening. After he hangs up, I in my pretty ...
Finally in MADRID!!!! After 2 plane flights, one delayed dramatically, & waiting alone in the Barajas airport by myself for an hour I have finally made it to San Lorenzo! I met a girl on my first flight who graduated from Alabama & happened to be traveling to Madrid, too. Thankfully she was with me for the disastrous sprinting through the Dublin airport at 5:45 AM to catch our 6:20 flight to Madrid.
Once the instructor found me I totally went BLANK. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet