NH Puerta De Alcala
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- full-on motorcycle repair on the sidewalk
- a herd of about 50 sheep and 50 goats being shepherded down the road
- hundreds (thousands?) of communist flags, for a huge communist party rally
- the most densely-packed subway train I've ever seen
- A skinny cow with it's tether rope broken walking down a busy ...
... various hot and cold dishes et. It was really neat to walk around and see everything that they had to offer. We opted for the more traditional restaurant though and so we headed up to one of the upper balconies which had been transformed into a tapas restaurant. We had an excellent dinner and were even able to catch a bit of an aerobatic dance performance as we were being seated. Dinner and a show at the old theater! It was an excellent end to our short time in ...
The road from Valencia to Madrid is super boring. Think long straight roads with no towns and only a few bits of shrubs and dry grass. However I eventually arrive and meet Zac who is doing the Iberian adventure too. After the futball we head to El Tigre where you squish in and get a massive plate of free food with your drinks. Like enough to feed an army. Ridiculous. The sangria wasn't bad either.
... ultimate. A quick history lesson for y'all re: the tapa though? The name 'tapa' comes from the Spanish verb ‘tapar’ which means to cover. Every city has it's own story behind how tapas came to be. For Madrid though, it is believed King Filipe was concerned about the quantities of alcohol being consumed and as a result introduced a law that drinks would always be served with a small plate of food. The bartenders placed a lid (Remember, 'tapa' ...
After a great nights sleep in our place and a gathering together, we headed off on our Madrid day. Missed talking to Elen on Viber, boohoo, missing her, tomorrow then. The major mission for today was the Reina Sophia Gallery (twentieth century Spanish art). We approached it from the modern side, which was a structure of monumental architecture and really stunning. The glass sided elevators and exposed stairs pressed my vertiginous buttons, ...