Travel Blogs from Madrid
Oh my word. What a day!
I'll start at the very beginning as it's a very good place to start.
It was pretty much up & out yesterday morning, with the four of us heading into Madrid city centre for a bit of an explore before our coach journey to the game.
Naturally we bumped into Mike at the Metro station (homing devices still …
We're in Spain!
I know there was no pre-travel travel blog yesterday to warn you of our adventure, but there is a reason for that.
Our travels have once more brought us back to Madrid, to the same hotel where we stayed when we last watched the mighty England Women play Spain away. But this time we've brought …
Hola! We landed early this morning and received all our bags, so it seems like all our problems are behind us. We think the room is small but ok for Europe. After getting situated, we walked down one of the main streets to pick up an attraction card. It was a nice walk and we saw some of the buildings and palaces mentioned.
King Felipe had his coronation today, it looked like we just missed the parade they had. We're glad we did, since CNN showed some people weren't ...
... me has a woman from Argentina who is probably in her 30s. The bunk under hers has a girl from Algeria! I felt kind of bad because I wasn't quite sure which part of Africa Algeria was in. I thought it was the north coast (it is) but it was still surprising. I don't think I've ever met travelers in hostels from the more Arabic parts of Africa before. Yay for new adventures!
The upper bunk next to mine was empty tonight, which ...
... and rice not soft enough for my liking. I wanted to arrive at the flamenco show happy, so I had something sweet, yogurt. Sorry, didn't take a pic of that, it wasn't all that.
I was in full tourist area, so hailing a cab was super easy. People here really don't speak English, so I've really been getting by with the small amount of Spanish I know. I chatted a bit with my cabbie to the venue. Yay!
The show was not as good as the show I saw ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed