NH Alberto Aguilera
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... Plaza de Espana located down from our hotel and then to the Royal Palace (Palacio Real). Behind the Royal Palace, we stumbled upon San Francisco el Grande Basilica, where mass was taking place. The church was exquisite and it was very interesting to be part of the service to take in all the sights and sounds of such a formal occasion.
After leaving the church, we crossed over Segovia Viaduct (Viaducto de la calle Sergovia), a bridge know for ...
... covered in sgraffito. It is also famous for suckling pig. Yummy! Little baby pigs, snatched from their mothers' bosom, and roasted. So delicious. The piglets are younger than the ones we had in Zaragoza which are much younger still than the ones we've had in Bali (which technically aren't suckling pigs at all).
Another rest day? Well, why not? We'll not have one for a little while as we have shorter stops coming up in the next week or so. But we did head ...
... were expanses of grassy lawns, others rocky paths, and in the centre was a large lake full of people rowing little boats around. The park also offered cafes, kiosks, portrait painters, and people selling souvenirs and jewellery. It was a very pleasant park to stroll through. We even saw a few people roller blading and roller skating. Apparently this isn't as dorky in Spain as it is in Australia?
Sunday April 20 Madrid
Our last day. It was sad and happy at the same time. Now that we are leaving tomorrow, for HOME, we are suddenly tired and sore and very ready. I don't know how the girls feel, but it will be really strange to be without them all of a sudden. We've gotten along amazingly well and laughed so often and so hard that our cheeks and bellies hurt.
On the agenda for today were ...
It is greater than God and more evil than the devil. The poor have it, the rich need it and if you eat it you'll die. It flies and heals all wounds, we try to save it, make it, kill it - and there's never enough of it….