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Very European in look and feel
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We had another quite long drive today. This time to we travelled to Segovia to return the car then on to Madrid. The countryside became much flatter than in Galicia with hills in the distance. We didn't see as many wind farms but there were a few fields of large solar panels.
We left Benavente at 9:15 as we wanted to return the car before …
Owing to a problem with the ************* our laptop this became a very much a rest day! We ventured out to a huge Media Markt to buy an external 1 TB hard drive then spent the rest of the day backing up the laptop and testing we could run off the new hard drive (Ruth read while this was happening).
We went to a local bar for tapas for …
... for Uma’s birthday party. The first time I went to the grocery store was my first day in Madrid and I was a little stressed and too tired to truly appreciate the market. This time I liked it much better. The downstairs is more like a traditional market with fruit stores, fish stores, and meat stores. I loved seeing the Jamón hanging on the walls and also seeing the people clean our fish on the spot and take out all its intestines and stuff. I also ...
... by our step-on guide, José, whom we learned would also guide us at the famous
Prado museum tomorrow. The Reina Sofia
museum in Spain's premiere modern art museum, only featuring art from about
1885 - forward. José is quite the art
expert, and he showed us several originals by Picasso and other famous Spanish
The highlight of
the afternoon (and I say this cautiously) was after ...
... I still can't bring myself to use one every time out of a combination of my sense of pride and just getting weirded out by the whole concept, but so far I've treated myself to it a couple times. I think the closest feeling I can liken it to is when you're 11 years old and you see those tribal pictures in National Geographic and you're kinda horrified with yourself for looking at their boobs, but while you're arguing in your head over whether ...