Travel Blogs from Alcorcon
The time passed quickly and we were soon pulling into the Estación de Altocha.
Within minutes we were rolling our luggage the three blocks to our hotel.
We selected the AC Carlton for it's location and connection with the Marriott hotel chain. We're only a few nights short of "Gold" status this year so the choice was good and the location and the price made sense. The staff was very helpful. Our ...
... s everywhere). I have to keep telling him not to stare. We then found ourselves in this little cafe/bar way off the beaten track where no one could speak any English and managed to get a bargain €7 two beers, a hamburger and massive plate of calamari tapas. There were maybe 6 old men in there, the bar man and a lady making our food. We then wandered back to Park de el Retiro and spent till now (6pm) wandering through ...
Yes, we managed to find the petrol station without too much hassle, again, with thanks to the phone, but trying to find the rental car drop off was more of a challenge.
Having gone round the block a few times, Nick stopped in the frantically busy station and went off in search of instructions. Within a few minutes, not one, but two policemen descended on me and made it quite clear that stopping there was not an option.
... are Piedad and Lily, Piedad is the one I talked to a few days ago about private parties and she speaks so clearly it's easy to talk to her (and she speaks a little English too), and even though Lily speaks quickly she speaks really clearly so I can understand her more easily than Dani.
After work I was starving so I stopped at Burger King on the way home. HUGE mistake because when you're starving and walk into a fast food place, you know there is no way you are going to ...
... then packed. Afterwards we took a walk around our neighborhood in search of a healthy breakfast. We knew before we headed out that we both wanted our last (well at least my) pastries before I returned home. It doesn't require much arm twisting when I say the word pastries to Carolyn. We purchased three different types and split them. After our so called breakfast we sat in the plaza across from our apartment in the sun for an hour. ...
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