Ibis Styles Madrid Prado
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Multilingual staff
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Concierge desk
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... When she comes back she cannot open the door to get back into our coach. She proceeds to knock on the door- Patty- Patty - Patty let me in. Remember we are on a train- trains are noisy- no one in the entire car can hear her. I laughed because all I could think of was Sheldon knocking on the door saying- Penny-Penny-Penny. Someone finally pushed a button on the ceiling to let her in. Once ...
... cool thing we learned on our tour was that statues of kings on there horses can tell you how they died. (Although not always true as we later find out). When the horses front left leg is raised it means that the king died of an illness. If the right leg is raised he died from battle wounds. If both legs are raised he died during battle and if no legs are raised then he died of old age. We headed to the Opera house and learned about Queen Isabella. When she was born her parents ...
... We headed back through the streets towards our hotel and found an interesting Korean restaurant to have dinner. The kind where you sit at a table and cook your own food. The food was very good. Dinner at 9:30 p.m. sounds late to most Americans, but it is not in Madrid. Most people don't eat lunch until around 2 p.m. and dinner until 8 p.m. We were still tired, so we called it a night around 11 p.m. and we did not wake up until 11 a.m. the next day.
... doing the only thing that he could to try to earn some money, and sleeping in the street after dark.
The economic situation in Spain at the moment is quite desperate. The country is poor and there's high unemployment. We'd heard stories from locals that we'd chat to who were faced with undesirable situations. The couple that had driven us to Madrid were having to consider moving to London, despite wanting nothing more that to stay in Spain with their families, because they ...
... again the horses went out and then it was the time for the stabbing with three sets of them. Lastly the final matador was left to drain the life of the bull and then kill it with one knife to its spine and then the other to its brain.
The first one was the worst since the bull just wanted to walk away and die in peace. The matadors would try to grab its attention with its flags but the bull just kept walking away. Eventually ...