Hotel Infanta Mercedes
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... madrid doing our ‘normal’
thing… no stress, just enjoying the day. We wrote in our journals and
reminisced about all the things this month has given us. We were even
approached by a group of little boys who were trying to pawn off some puppies
to us- to funny. We bought some flowers for Abuela and did some more shopping
before heading home. We were at home for a few hours before we went and met
Sydney, Paige, and Amanda at ...
... lives on Calle Arenal
· Olive oil is good for you
· When in doubt of how to build a statue ask Galileo
· If a statue stinks check it is not filled with dead birds
· Some historians maintain that World War II would not have occurred if it were not for the Spanish Civil War
We reused the tour for non-commercial purposes on Tim and it ...
... Meninas)"...check out the pictures. We also saw beautiful paintings from Raphael, Rubens, El Greco, Titian, de Goya and more....to Tommy's delight.
The weather was perfect as we strolled (the paseo here) and snacked for supper.
Back at our room to blog, take in the moon, birds (those circling swallows), sites and people watching from the balcony overlooking a plaza. Madrid seems perfect....
... airspace, because when my in-flight meal arrived, lo and behold alongside the tuna salad was a solitary black olive. I almost laughed out loud. Okay, so now what? Does this count? In the spirit of the trip, I decided to honour the request. Reader, I swallowed it. ("I can't believe I ate the whole thing!") For a black olive, it actually wasn't that bad, though I'm glad it was only one. I was so proud of myself I went on to eat the cheese that came with my bread as ...
... Spain 101. We’ll learn history, art, geography, government, everything. Right now we’re going over the basics, and I already feel like I know more than when I came. We talked about the structure of the government, things that Spain is known for, and a little geography. I’ve already noticed that I understand the news better during dinner because of it. Its also cool to be able to see the things he is talking about in real ...