Travel Blogs from Madrid
for my mom's luck....they gave me this flt....i just considered as my b'day gift frm crew planner hahaha
... 85, 85); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">Soon all the children came from school as well as her two older sisters and their au pairs. Gavin and Breana are both American and are really sweet. I was finally able to meet Pato's sister Ana who introduced us via skype as well. The two boys I am looking after, Santiago & Javier were rather 'nervous' to say the least when they first met me but as soon ...
... around 100 years old.
The highlight today was seeing the stunning 15th century German Gothic Penafiel castle. It is such a long building (210 metres) that some describe it as resembling a battleship. I see what they mean. The building now houses a wine museum, but unfortunately it is closed on Mondays and so we couldn't see inside. But the outside was certainly impressive, along with its views over the very beautiful Duero valley.
In the countryside we ...
... take the city on our own. For lunch, we stopped at this little bocadillo restaurant and loaded up. Lots of jamón ibérico, queso y chorizo (por supesto). Also, I had my first Spanish drink with 1 Euro jarras de cerveza. It was quite necessary after spending 4 hours looking at art. From there we continued down the street and saw the famous Plaza Mayor, plaza of all town meetings a public executions. It was beautiful. Right down the ...
Listen to King of Spain by Tallest man on Earth for the title reference
There was a
walking tour at 1pm, which we completely failed to wake up for.
It was pretty clear that a walking tour wasn’t going to happen today, so today was pretty much going to ...
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