Hotel Las Artes
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... about whether the news was good or bad for Madrid and Spain. The Madrileņos seemed to take it in stride. They were still smiling and chatting and planning the rest of their evening, absent an Olympic celebration!
I've asked friends who know Spain much better than I do and they seemed to agree that the country is better off without the stress of preparing for the 2020 Olympics. Many think the politicians were ...
... porcelain with all the trimmings like china, silverware, medals, priceless furnishings etc. Even this republican was forced to imagine what it would be like to flaunt himself around a palace that had rooms seemingly as large as football fields and a level of opulence that defies belief. It's officially the residence of the King of Spain but the royal family doesn't actually reside there. It's mainly used for state ceremonies.
We spent hours ...
... It rained on the train going back to the hotel, but then miraculously it was partly sunny when we returned to Mallorca. We immediately take advantage of this by going up to Bellver castle for a great view and lovely sunset. We strolled down the hill and we saw a series of Chinese run buffets; sometimes I wonder why they are so good and so cheap. Of course, you’re only putting up the ingredients!
We discovered that we could take the bus ...
... And they also always eat outside.
2) They eat at weird times. Breakfast is at like 8:30, snack at 11, lunch at 2:30, possibly another snack at 6, dinner at 10:30. Usually accompanied by drinks.
3) Dos besos. They do the European two kisses on the cheek as a greeting.
4) They don't really have any sense of punctuality.
5) I don't know if this is how every household is but in my ...
... Sat with a young Italian couple - Kirsty and Giancarlo - lovely lovely people. He was from Bologna& she was from a town near the Dolomites. He couldn't speak English but was great to talk to anyway, so enthusiastic and friendly. Thankfully Kirsty spoke a tiny bit of English and Spanish, do we could have a conversation sort of. My Spanish is really really improving. I know I don't always get the pronunciation right but at ...
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