Travel Blogs from Madrid
... 79, on the other hand found the entire process to be silly, a waste of Spain's money, and felt like all the money should be spent on education. According to her, Spain was never going to improve until people put more importance on personal eduction. She was only along to make sure her husband got to see the king. He talked about his father and grandfather and their role in the war against Franco. It was a true pleasure to be with them ...
... intimate feel. They actually still use it to bury people too - there were flowers places on the graves of people who had died recently, and there was actually a woman there carving out a new inscription on a particular tomb.
Outside of the Cathedral there was guy playing music via water in wine glasses. He was playing Ave Maria with a harmony too - it was incredible. After getting done with the Cathedral, I was pretty hungry. It was about ...
Since Sarah and I only got home at 5am we did really well to get up this morning and make it to the free walking tour at 11, although I'm pretty sure we were still drunk cos I felt pretty good and we were loco!! It was a really good tour but we were not aware it was going for 3hours!!! Way too long when you start to get hungover. It was pretty hard to focus but the things I remember - there was a bridge a lot of people used to jump off and - the ...
... one Bun and one Croissant. It was "limited" but adequate and quite good.
After breakfast I went out touring. As I crossed Plaza del Sol, I noticed numerous police vans, ambulances, etc. and learned that some kind of large demonstration is planned for this area at noon. While it would have been interesting to watch that from my hotel balcony, I felt that seeing some of the sights was a better use of my limited time here.
I decided ...
... going up the stairs, that was seated on the aisle, and gave him a look as to say, without saying, "I am in trouble?". He gave me a look back like "Yeah, she's a hard ass alright!". I took my seat and didn't move. Once. I had the great fortune of sitting in back of two women, out for the night, that spoke English and they were kind enough to fill me in on what was going on. The bullring was everything I had ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet