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... br> I have been sitting in the park for approximately four hours with five to go and I have forgiven myself. This trip is about going day-by-day, and growing in all aspects of my life. Today I let go of my mistake and adapted to the situation. A common reason for backpack Europe is to broaden your horizon, which of course in on my list, but I think it is so much more. Now, that is a lot of pressure to put on one trip, but I know that I ...
... feel at home... Almost too much like home!
I found Madrid to be underwhelming as far as tourism goes. Because of the nature of our trip, we are focusing on long term plans, we opted out of paying for entrance into Prado Museum and other typical tourist destinations.
Our hostel was right in Plaza Mayor which is a tourist destination in itself. It was a smaller apartment like ...
... me more interested in seeing all parts of the world, and also given me so much encouragement throughout my entire life. It felt so good to hear from her, and have her tell me that she's been reading all my blogs and how proud she is of me. It was probably one of the nicest Skype calls I've ever had in my life and I'll never forget it.
Since I know you're probably reading this blog, Happy Birthday again Grandma Itty, I love you so much and can't wait to see you when I'm home!
... me and tamar got dressed up and took the metro to gran
via to attempt to find the roof top bar. After some wandering we found it but
it was closed for a private event. Although we were slightly bummed it ended up
working out perfectly. We got a pitcher of sangria at a on a patio at a fancy
restaurant on Gran Via and enjoyed the lights of Madrid. I felt so much joy
sitting there. Not only did we feel so glamorous but I felt so blessed that we
... in the way.... Then one of them asked in English were we were from. Turns out he had been to Melbourne, he extended his hand and introduced himself and his friend (reluctant to shake Kiwi's hand!!). I felt a bit bad about the initial opinions I had formed of them - lesson for me... Don's judge the book... reality check your prejudices ... a hand offered in friendship and a kind word can break down walls - (why could it not have been ...