Travel Blogs from Madrid
... took the boys and I took the girls (remember, he knew where to go due to depth analysis). I had Amelie and Elyse. However, after 15 minutes of sheer screaming, she decided to go over to John's boat in the middle of the lake. Amelie and I enjoyed a nice row while John and the boys had Elyse to contend with. Although I overcame one challenge quickly, I still had to handle the other, larger problem: actually rowing a boat. John rowed away ...
... history and new European history. For example, the throne room, where the King and Queen used to receive ambassadors from south America in the time of the Conquistadors. And then some other room where the 1991 middle east peace conference took place. They are probably going to be having some kind of formal dinner there - the dining room was all set up with place settings as if they were going to host people to a formal dinner tonight.
... with Yeatman and Danesh briefly in the morning to say bye to them. Following that, I went to the Reina Sofia Centre of Art to kill a few hours. I'm writing this a few weeks later and can't really remember much, which would suggest that the paintings on display weren't that remarkable. But there was one that sticks in the memory: Guernica by Picasso. It's not just the huge size of the painting that's impressive, but the scene it depicts. And ...
... to get churros at the Chocolatería de San Ginés. This is definitely a must- do before leaving Spain!
No puedo creer que es la última semana en España. Todavía tengo muchas cosas que hacer como visitar el museo Thysson, visitar el templo de Bod y muchas otras lugares. Necesito hacer un horario para hacer tiempo para todos estos cosas. ¡Madrid es tan grande para sólo un mes!
Today was interesting....and busy. We woke up at 9:00am and got ready for the day, and then Maria (Sra. Dominguez's preferred name) took us to get copies of our passport made. I didn't completely understand why we needed to do that, but then we went to the main transportation office of Madrid. There we bought passes for the metro and the bus. They are good for unlimited use all around Madrid for a month, which is ...
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