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- a street-family stove made from bricks taken from the sidewalk itself
- a young puppy eating its dead sibling
- a dog on a leash (first one seen; we saw dozens of dogs every day, just not on leashes)
- a dog eating a goat ...
... our hotel, the Intercontinental. It was cold and raining in Madrid so we were pleased to settle into our comfortable room. Ruth unpacked while Tom got on the computer. However, an amazing thing has happened. For the past few days Tom has said he is on holidays and has not been responding to all his emails as quickly as usual.
Because of the weather we did not take a walk in the afternoon but in the ...
... works is its just all standing room and benches to eat off and every time
you order a drink they will bring out tapas for you. The more drinks you order
the better the food will get. So we all rock up and buy 4 drinks. The plate
comes out and its overloaded with food and bread and we all just look at each
other and dig in, Then another plate comes out. Equally as full. Then another.
And another. We all assumed the first plate ...
... suits us better to have a big lunch than dinner.
After the big meal, I needed a kip to wear the wine off. Debbie went to the shops. We then took an evening stroll to help burn off the lunch. The weather was so alluring we could not help but stop in one of the multiple squares for another drink and tapas. The night was calm, balmy and perfect for outdoor dining. 2 Spanish whites (Albarinho & Verdelho) ...
... when you are saying bye. Even though the chances are you will ever meet them again. Its still see you later.
*** PDA. I always used the main train station to go to my school since that’s where I lived close to. I would encounter so many couples and families saying good bye and while some Public displays of affection can be awkward to watch, most of the time it was really endearing since I could really feel the love amongst the people.
*** People ...