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After we checked into our hotel we set off by foot to explore the areas nearby. Our location was perfect for those who don't mind walking a few blocks to visit some of Madrid's great museums.
We were near the Prado, Musee Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia to name a few. We were also near the Botanical Gardens and the Parque del Retiro. And of course there were countless small Calles where we could find cafes serving vino and tapas. ...
... dessert. All delicious.
After dinner the group took a walk over to Plaza Mayor. Wandered through there and saw Mercado de San Miguel. We had passed through earlier and found it fascinating and again, we were all in awe. Finally went back to the hotel and PASSED out!
API Grupo: Angelíca from Oregon, Todd from Oregon, Kelly from Tennessee, Ashely from Texas, Amanda from Kansas, Cali from Boston, Marisa and Me.
... accounts of what happened, yet few answers.
But the world didn't stand still yesterday. Just as the marathoners can be seen running by the scene of the explosion in news videos, the rest of the world continued on just as it has been, unnoticed and unfazed by the deaths of the innocent. Eclipsed by the headlines of the Boston explosion yesterday was the announcement that the civilian death toll for Syria last week alone reached ...
... there, so we decided as breakfast had there been none, we would go and see. By now it was about 4pm, so time for a little something.
All decked out in Spanish brown, we found the plaza, and the Cerveceria Alemana.
There were oodles of waiters milling about, ad before long we had a glass of wine and some plates of tapas and life began to look better again.
We watched as two blokes dressed the building opposite with an ad for the latest James Bond ...
... fireworks with one of Allie's friends who lives in Barcelona.
This morning we woke up and checked out of the hostel before 8:00am. We took the metro and a shuttle to get to Barcelona - El Prat (BCN) Airport. Our flight left at around 10:35am and we landed in Madrid around 12:15pm. I slept on the plane -the flight felt like 20 minutes! After arriving at the airport we found the metro and took it all the way back to our respective houses. The ...