Travel Blogs from Madrid
... m all packed. Hopefully with all my essential and ready to live the life of a backpacker. It's safe to say I'm pretty much taking a pharmacy along with me so *fingers crosses* I'll be okay. With my life for the next 3 months packed into a backpack I'm ready to fly to Rio tomorrow!
One night in Heathrow and we're off!
I can't believe how quickly this date has come around! Seems like only yesterday we booked ...
... the palace's exterior when seen from the front, but is quite exquisite when seen from the back.
From there, we zig-zagged through the streets and made our way to Plaza Mayor where the much anticipated 2013 Iberico Ham Festival was underway. I'm sure as you can imagine, with me being a vegetarian and Troy allergic to pork, we weren't exactly this festival's target audience, but it drew hoards of people to the ...
Today we arrived in Madrid, Spain. The hostel we booked via hostelbookers.com was in PRIME location but was the most smallest and hottest room I have ever slept in my life. At 11pm at night it reached to a top of 37 degrees! And we had no air con or fans in our room, and very little window breeze. Was definitely an experience to remember! And makes me laugh looking back at it.
... I know more than I do. This will be my final post from Spain - I hope you have enjoyed reading as much as I have writing it. Firstly, it has became apparent in the last couple of months that I have learned a lot about myself, the type of person I am, the type of person I hope to become and the type of person that I can connect with. I have made many friends this year through University, mutual friends, the football league and just by chance as you ...
... going to Madrid and they stuck with me until I met
up with Belen (my host mother) at the airport. I never found out their names but they
were my first taste of this country and I will never forget their
kindness. Their hospitality towards me really went a long way
and I am so grateful that that was how I started my trip. I can barely keep my eyes open at the moment so later I will post more on the family and my first impressions of the city.