Ibis Madrid Aeropuerto Barajas
Travel Blogs from Madrid
November 5, 2013
One last flight on our European tour! We had a long, boring day of flying and sitting in airports. We had a quick dinner at our hotel and went straight to sleep. We have another long travel day ahead of us tomorrow.
... display, but we were 2 of maybe 10 total visitors...not sure why.
The Naval Museum was even better. It was filled with old piratey guns and canons, model ships, paintings of important naval battles, important documents, medals and coins, old uniforms and original navigational tools (sextants, astrolabes, compasses, etc). The audio guide/interpretation was really good though once again VERY heavily skewed...
The Royal Botanical Gardens were easily ...
... Mayor is beautiful with so many things to see - people enjoying tapas and drinks and, again, all kinds of entertainers there to keep the visitors amused. There was the headless woman greeting people, talking heads in a box, crying babies with adult male heads. Fun to watch the crowds and the entertainers!
We headed to El Mercado San Miguel - ...
We kids slept in until 11am. (It's nice to be able to lump myself in with the kids when I want to be sleepy and lazy and then also lump myself in with the adults when I want to enjoy some Spanish rioja.) While we snoozed, Laura and Tim hit the local markets and bought cheese, jamon, bread and eggs. So when we awoke we had a delightful breakfast as a family with the sounds of Madrid wafting ...
... in that order. We leave Madrid by bus at 8 am on Friday. It should be another exhausting, but good weekend.
Everything is still good with my family. The dog is soooo spoiled and is like a little kid. They talk about how it needs to loose weight. It isn't really fat, but it could be in better shape. Then I hear them say at 3 pm during our lunch that he has already eaten 4x that day!!! And they don't get up super early. For ...
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