Ibis Styles Madrid Prado
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking hotel
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with me, so it was all good.
Vivi and I celebrated my last night in Europe by going out to Hard Rock Cafe for dinner, so I could officially cross Madrid off my list. I’d been there before, but only for a drink, but now that I’ve had dinner, it’s off the list.
After dinner I walked around the city for a bit and took some pictures. This was spurned by a photo that Jacquellien sent me of San Miguel Market that I had ...
... part of the visit wasn't actually the paintings on display. At about five or six different points of the museum, artists had set up shop next to paintings and were trying to copy the paintings exactly. I found it fascinating to watch them work and notice the differences between their paintings and the originals-- the new, amateur artists' paintings were in general far lower in quality than the original, but there were some very amazing reproductions as well.
... went wandering around the central area just kind of looking. There's a big Arabic/Moroccan market just south of the Cathedral which was sort of interesting. Went into the royal chapel where King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella are buried, although with their daughter and her husband and maybe one more of their sons. It's a little weird because you see these beautiful white marble tombs and that's cool, and then you go into the crypt and it's these wood ...
... with the crowd, swept along past the various stalls. The whole point of going to San Miguel was the opportunity to browse the tapas and select from the various stalls and then find a space to perch. Sipping a glass of La Gitana or even gulping down a cerveza looked impossible. Over the holiday period with Grace last year and Josh the year before the market was less busy - it may have increased in popularity with locals and tourists - ...
... the Des Plaines River from Touhy to Golf Roads. We saw a few ordinary bridges circa 1992, lots of grafitti. Some people fishing, the remains of a world exposition fair ground mostly covered by trees that lined the banks of the river. Well...that was 15E ($20) well spent. Watch for the grand opening of Paul's Des Plaines River Tours and Tapas cruises opening in September! Well, I'm on the train sitting in front of a woman who ...