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Hola! Where do I start? 'I'm in heaven'. I have had the most fantastic five days in Madrid and surrounds - the people, the history, the food and the drinks - all exceptional. Arrived Thursday afternoon - great location - set off to explore. Saw Plaza de Mayor, Plaza de Sol etc and then a quick beer and tapas (olives which I enjoyed - not usual for me!) before heading back for a quick siesta. Then headed out to La Latina to find a tapas bar. Found a great little one and ...
... for the tours. Some Japanese tourists mucking about the pretty Plaza de Espana area.I will take my pix tomorrow. Did see the tour place so that is checked off the list.
Meandered about on Gran Via a bit in the other direction. Decided I wouldn't appreciate anything for a sit down dinner so opted for an apple and a granola bar. Some computer time and opted for bed at the ungodly hour of 1830, needing to catch up on some z's. Madrid will have to wait for tomorrow [manana].
... for a good night’s sleep because our tour officially started that next afternoon.
The first item on our itinerary was a bus tour of Lisbon, with a couple of stops along the way at key landmarks. Lisbon is a beautiful city, organized into neighborhoods that are each anchored by one of the seven hills and luckily for us our hotel happened to be at the top of one of the highest hills so we had already been enjoying some excellent views of the skyline ...
... more space than know what to do with. We settle in and have a shower as the sweat build up was huge from the ride and then I tuck myself in for a quick kip.
When we get back up we head downstairs again and catch up with Rod and Dave. Both of which to my utter and uncontrollable disappointment they are both right as rain! Neither feeling under the weather actually made me sick! Literally! We decide to find some Lunch/dinner as It was verging on 6. After we walked through ...
... up gran via to Retiro
park. It was such a beautiful day and we took a few hours to have life talks
and relax on the grass in the park. The park is comparable to central park and
is popular to Madridistas like us. Something I was surprised of in the park is
the difference of public affection from here and Canada, people just aren’t
afraid to show their ‘feelings’ which although is admirable because of their
confidence, put us in a few ...