Hotel Miranda y Suizo
Travel Blogs from San Lorenzo de El Escorial
... was great! It was built as a palace and monastery as a centre to study and aid the counter-reformation... this is probably what Heather meant by 'headquarters of the inquisition'
We got to see the King's chambers, including the bed he died in! His room had a great view of the gardens AND an operable window straight into the Basilica so that he could attend mass in bed (a room service...)
The crypts were crazy. Floor ...
... poncing around in all that finery.
I have to be mindfulof the fact that Megan can get museumed out. There are times in our travels when I have felt that she would rather teach a lesson in Australian history, last period on a Friday afternoon, to a year 9 class at Bankstown Boys High than visit another museum. However, we are pacing ourselves. We know there areva million more down the line in Granada, Seville, Barcelona and Lisbon. So ...
... happy hour [purely by fortunate accident] and enjoyed some very well earned rest and relaxation. A smooth ride home in a taxi from Stansted. Spain 9 days trip [9/10 Gibraltar, 9/10 Seville, 6/10 Valencia, 7.5/10 Palma – weighted average 8/10. We did a lot, it went smoothly, fortunate to cover Victoria’s wedding and La Tomatina. Shame about the weather in Mallorca or it would easily have been a 10 if we had hot sunny weather in Soller and ...
Today is our last Wednesday in Spain and I truly can't believe it. The past couple of weeks have flown by, and I have fell in love with the city, the culture and pretty much everything that is Madrid. The only thing that makes this last week bittersweet is the fact that I will soon be able to see my family again, who I have missed. My day started out with waking up and having an early breakfast with Ytsel, and after we headed off to the Fundación ...
... Once we got to the airport, Bridget and I were running through the building as fast as we could. It was pretty hard to run though because for some reason my pants kept falling down and I also have a huge hole in the bottom of my shoe. So I was running holding my pants, while my shoes were making really loud clomping sounds because the hard material in my heel was clashing with the tile. I also had on my tye-dye pj shirt, a red flowy scarf, and my glasses. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed