Travel Blogs from Madrid
... the stupid ticketmaster, wouldn't accept any of my credit cards. Why is everything in Europe so difficult. So after trying for 30 minutes, I gave up. I could theoretically go to the stadium tomorrow to buy tickets but the "ship had sailed". I just couldn't be bothered anymore.
Watched Blades of Glory tonight. What an awesome Will Ferrell movie. Instant classic. Of course its slapstick but sometimes thats the best genre!
... with a huge central courtyard facing the cathedral and is, unsurprisingly, one of the top tourist attractions in Madrid.
Fortunately for us - and despite the fantastically sunny weather - it's still low-season so there's no queues and we hand over our €10 and waltz on in to view the baroque splendour. In usual fashion for these places, photography is not allowed but it's amazing how adept we are at deception, answering ...
... first loop, there they were! The timing couldn’t have worked out better and we set off back for camp.
The next morning we set off for Madrid. It took us a while to get in to town that morning since it was a Sunday and buses weren’t running regularly and were not following the schedule. We arrived in town just before 11 and decided it would be a good time for a coffee stop since Keith had been awake since 5 am. We went to a place recommended ...
After our adventures in Morocco and our evening in Marbella we were both shattered. We spent a restful few more days at Dan's in Lanjaron before we were off again, this time for good. We had loved our time with Dan but living off grid up a mountain had taken its toll especially as Phil saw a huge snake next to where we slept in the last few days!We were heading to Madrid to catch up with Juan his lovely girlfriend Lula and Negra the dog! But before that we ...
... similar but unique to the kill before. Being a first timer I wasn’t quite accustomed to seeing this much gore (much less applauding it), but at the same time it’s rather intriguing to note that this has been a part of Spanish and Portuguese history for hundreds of years. Following the six man vs. beast battles, the matadors make a final lap around the ring to receive flowers and other gifts for their gutsy performances. Every Sunday these men put their lives on the ...
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