Hotel Plaza Mayor
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This was our second time in Madrid - we stayed here before, about 5 years ago... I remember my impressions from back then - lots of stone, not enough greenery...very inexpensive tickets to great museums (entrance ticket to Prado was 4 euros)...people eat late, very late...great tapas, wine served at breakfast...bullfights (we did attend one back …
... I just would rather get a paella or something, you know? Or maybe it's like dim sum - you need to go with someone who knows what they're doing to really enjoy it? Anyway.
After lunch we headed back over to the Prado for their Sunday evening free hours, to catch the rest of the main stuff we missed the night before. Other than getting frustrated by people taking the tiny elevators who could have totally taken the stairs, we were able to finish ...
... employ the same kind of simple solution to the blazing sun in the states. After stopping to stare at a few random stores for mayra, we arrived at our first landmark, the “Plaza de Espana”. The plaza was split into a few different fountains, which were beautiful. Mayra and I we able to convince two asian men who spoke neither English nor Spanish to take a few snap shots of us and we were on the way to my personal favorite landmark of the ...
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