Travel Blogs from Madrid
... friends from all over the world. We went to 3 or four little dive pubs and each seemed to have our own interpretation of what the salsa dance was and displayed it verdantly. We stumbled back to our hostels at around four in the morning. A budget back packer at heart I tend to stay away from ANYTHING that feels like a tourist trap, but some of my mates from last night convinced me to come out with them tomorrow and ...
... as we have done at other airports. Everything was OK though and we are reunited with our luggage. Customs in Madrid was almost non-existent with the Spanish relying on us declaring anything. I wonder how they catch the smugglers. When we left Doha in the evening it was fine and 32 degrees. When we arrived in Madrid it was raining and 9. Talk about climate change :) . The temperature did not warm up much during the day, even though it is nearly summer. It rained all day ...
... later it was solved. After being a broken record to my family about keeping your hands on your bags at all times and protecting your property on the metro, I of course left my bag on the train. Thank goodness for big brothers who will grab your stuff and then call you a goober. After a couple more train transfers, each which saw the young keyboard/guitarist on our same train, we found ourselves in the center of Madrid at the Sol stop. As the train left the platform the New ...
... figured out how to get to the hostel via the metro. Once we arrived at Sol Metro, found the street we needed to go down, and were a bit sceptical that there was a hostel along it. It was a street nearly entirely dedicated to shoe shops. Those who know me well enough, know that I love my pointy shoes, so as Brit and I wandered further down, we kept exclaiming, 'Boots! Boots! More boots!!’ This was also in between Brit’s frequent remarks of, ‘**** I love ...
We're sitting in Madrid Barajas airport waiting to board the connecting flight. Not even the Spanish Armada can stop us although the arrogant woman at check-in control tried her best.
The initial impression was glorious sunshine and 25 degree temperature when we disembarked the plane. The reflection on the plane steps was blinding so we had to watch our steps.
We got to check-in control and the woman rattled off her ...
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