Hotel Nuevo Madrid
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So the first part of this chapter talked about a lot of things my parents would be very happy to hear about, but this next part...possibly not so much.
Our orientation was scheduled for 17:30 (5:30pm) at La Plaza Mayor, and I was surprised to hear I was going to have to get myself there on my own either by metro, bus or by walking. My host family has spoken absolutely no English to me so my ability to get myself to La Plaza Mayor depended solely on a.) ...
... We got tickets to the real Madrid soccer game for Sunday-
which is going to be incredible- and waited for Amanda. I really feel like in
this time here I picked the best team to be a fan of, and im so excited to rep
my soccer jersey again this weekend. Plus we got tickets for 10 euro…. Which is
right within my budget ;) Me and Tamar had a shady encounter with a mail man on
a yellow vespa who drove over a side walk to come and ask us to party… but
... After dinner we went for a walk along the main boulevard and through central plazas, to see the lights and found that many families in Sevilla were doing the same thing! The streets were full of families, many with babies and small children in strollers, out walking in the crisp air and enjoying the festive season. We found the social, family-oriented culture to be a wonderful part of Spain!
... two hours at the museum admiring Flemish, Italian, and Spanish Renaissance art. I could have stayed longer.
Met back up with Matt at the local Starbucks. Walked over to the Palace Real and the cathedral. Checked out all 100 of the police officers that we passed along the way. Why are there so many? Sun was setting so we took some quick pics and made our way back to that awesome tapas market. Man that place is like ...
... late so we decided to start to walk home. Along the way we saw a protest in progress. Currently there are strikes going on in Madrid with the garbage collection. The government wants to cut the salary of some of the workers by 40% or just fire some others and the workers are extremely unhappy. In response the workers are refusing to pick up the trash and are also emptying out the trash bins on the street. The more touristy a place is the dirtier it ...