Gran Hotel Almenar
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... the Royal Palace. I took photographs of the outside however there were no photos allowed inside. This palace was the most amazing structure I have ever seen! Inside was amazing, the ceilings were hand painted and so detailed, I was in awe the whole time. The walls were pure silk or velvet and had hand embroidery with incredible detail, our guide explained to us how if one mistake was made the whole row of that embroidery had to be ...
... I had a nice conversation with my old roommate Mary over facebook that was quite lovely AND edifying. :). I think I took a nap at some point as well. I read a lot of articles about what Microsoft is doing recently that had me really happy. Tomorrow is April 8th, which means I can FINALLY put the Windows update on my Surface! Actually, only 15 more minutes! I am VERY excited to do this, although it still won't help with the problem of not really being ...
... Rios Rosas and our place. We lay around and prepared ourselves for the overnight train to Lisbon.
We went out locally to a Spanish-style restaurant with bullfighting pictures, capes, hall-of-fame pics of matadors and bulls. It was good food and inexpensive. Just when I had said to Den that I hadn't eaten a good steak in Europe, I had one that was great. After dinner we gathered our gear and walked to the metro through the ...
... and what I read was correct, the view was stunning. A crowd had gathered, a guy was playing his guitar and singing spanish songs with another man. The "sexy posers" were there as well enjoying the view and having their pictures taken like models at photo shoot. I do have to say that out of all the views we have seen on our travels around the the world, this had to be the most beautiful hands down, quite breathtakingly beautiful. After the sun set we wandered and found the commercial ...
... and then figure out how to send them next week. I hope everyone is having a good fall and remembered to set the clocks back this past weekend. Spain did it the weekend before. And I can't wait to try and watch the election results tomorrow!! :) I feel so cool that I was actually able to vote this time. I know this is a long blog this time. I'll try and write again before going to Andalusia so there won't be so much the next time.
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