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... going to the 75,000 seat Estadio Jalisco in Guad-Mex. I'll never forget the moment I set foot into that awesome arena, from high at the top, gazing out into this massive sea of people--nor the euphoria you feel as they start the wave--a Mexican invention... Guad-Mex definitely wins this one. I continue up a quiet, leafy boulevard, towards the center of the city, past a not so impressive plaza... here I remember the vast pedestrian mall area ...
completed in small groups on our own time or on our own. The activities that
she outlined are ways for us to get around the city and become more familiar
with life in Madrid. After class we went from lunch with some of our new
American friends. We showed them our new favorite lunch spot and tried some of
the hot chocolate our teacher raved about… and it was definitely something to
rave about. Apparently ...
We got off to a slow start today. John decided we needed to walk to the info centre to check out the two hop on hop off buses. They only had info on the one we could have caught close to our hotel! Then we got directed to the wrong bus stop, missed one and had to wait well over the 15 mins for the next. Not a great start. On the up side we did get to see Plaza Mayor, a popular spot if the number of street performers was anything to go on! We hopped off at Museo ...
... the right thing to do. I have been seeing signs about this very non-Spanish drink elsewhere so I just thought, why not. Well, I think I get it. It IS super refreshing on a warm day. Maybe that's it. It was a nice stiff one too, and in a glass which I thought was kinda cool. So I walked around the mercado, G & T in hand and had a few yummy tapas. I sort of floated back to the hotel for a wee siesta before...my ...
... was only when my neighbour came to my door the next morning at 9am asking if we were all ok that I realised something serious had happened the night before. I don't know if you know exactly what happened but sometime around 440am - just after I left - some ******* moron let a firework off inside the arena sparking absolute chaos and a rush to the only exit which I used moments earlier.
I'm glad I left when I did and feel very lucky that all ...