Hotel Infanta Mercedes
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... career. I spent decades as a flak for a politician and publishing a tabloid magazine for which I took another thousand photographs. I spent hundreds of hours in a dark room back in the day developing negatives and printing photographs. I know something about the business. As should be evident from these travelogues, I cherish art. I would never do anything to damage it. I have been in some museums where photographs are permitted with the caveat that ...
... for the evening consisted of an annoyingly loud accordion player, a talented guitar player, and watching the “parachute merchants” quickly pack up their loot and run when 3 police motorcycles entered the square. They were back in business in less than a minute after the police left!
Plat du jour: the smoked salmon and brie tapas. (We had a famous Iberian ham sandwich for lunch but found it unremarkable. (Another ...
... much more.. It's the little things!! It was really nice though having the freedom of just throwing everything in the car and being able to head off to the next spot and only needing 10 minutes to set up the bed for night! It has made us want to do it more when we get back to Australia. Our last stop was literally just an overnight stay in Valencia. We had been here before and had booked a rather early flight so we just stayed out near the airport to make it easier with the ...
... Eventual success and Margaret was also able, sans TT, to find her way back to Paul. TT was invaluable in
navigating the usual one way streets back to the hotel. Paul found a 5 min park outside the door (another miracle ) so able to unload without blocking the street.
Hotels, at least the ones we stay in, dont have their own parking but usually have an "arrangement" with a nearby parking station. Nearby is an operative word.
Great location and the view from ...
... card - which there was a massive drama about - but the umpire had to ask the players name! There's only like 10 players on ground for each team, he should know!
Because there's so few players it's a really slow moving sport and you have time to nap in between 'exciting' bits which vanish immediately. The crowd cheers for half a breath then sits down again.
And just like always, as soon as I leave, to take my tablets, Madrid got a ...