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Very European in look and feel
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Tired from traveling the four of us were looking for a good dining experiences with little effort to reach our destination. The doorman was a congenial sort with big smile and always ready to make suggestions. Meeting our criteria of fish, easy to find, nearby and reasonable he suggested Sabor e Arte a small restaurant 4 blocks away. Getting there …
... so it's very dark and I don't have to worry about bothering other people by talking. It's pretty nice actually - you can sort of see the Cathedral lit up in the distance. It's starting to get a bit chilly though after two hours so I'm going to head back downstairs soon. Tomorrow I fly to Paris! I will miss Spain a lot though. I'm going to have to switch languages, just when I'm starting to really get comfortable with Spanish. Luckily I'll be back in just about a ...
... buzz the door bell, wait for the sister to come on the intercom, then go in to the torno (lazy susan), place your order and pay for it. We had just eaten so we didn't do that. Just up the street (alley really) was the oldest door on the oldest bulding in Madrid, shaped like a a Moorish keyhole. It has been inhabited since 1480. This little street brought us out onto Townhall Square with its garden and statue of Phillip II who moved ...
... who live in our community (Mother Maria and her children Cede, Nacho, Maria) which was quite good, no where near as good as the first due to Boo's lack of presence but still it was funny (Javi slept through the entire film). Oh, and then Paco kicked a ball so hard it hit me in the face and knocked off my sunglasses. Maria then told me that if the Espinars are abusing me I am more than welcome to move into her apartment...
In the evening I babysat the ...
... Alcazar which is a type of castle/ fortress. The climb to the top was ridiculous,it was winding and small to the point where it was disorienting but the view was well worth it.
The next stop was Madrid. I have been there before on a trip in high school but it was still very cool to go back. The Prado was even better the second time and I, much to the annoyance of my friends, kept geeking out beacause ...