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- signs for a rally for a competing communist party (not the one mentioned above)
- two bicycle-carts of 2"x8"s - representing the first time I've seen non-bamboo, non-concrete building materials
- dozens of live chickens hanging upside-down by rope from a bicycle's handlebars.
- an open sewer (missing manhole cover) with a rock partially covering ...
... was to expect us to pay for the 12th day again and claim the money back from the agency we had booked through. Needless to say we did not see why we should sort out their internal problems with their agency. After we arrived in Madrid Tom read a lot of complaints about Europcar.
We finally caught a bus out to the Segovia train station and caught a fast train into Madrid, then caught the Metro ...
... The hostel is incredible and I’m so glad we
are staying there again after our trip. We only have one night in Madrid before
our 7-day Iberian adventure so we decide to make the most of it.
One of our roomies is a kiwi guy named Rod.
He was also doing the adventure with us so we went out for tea at “el Tigre” we
picked up a Canadian guy in the lobby and head off to the restaurant. The ...
... attention of Isabel and her sister, Pilar (the chef). The food was lovely, the rioja, divine. Later Pilar came out to chat to us. It was a wonderful afternoon - made more special because it felt like we had employed our own personal chef and help to dine at home. From experience, I have been unsuccessful procuring a table for dinner in restaurants of repute - I've had more luck making lunch reservations. ...
... or an elevator chances are the person you are crossing by will say hola to you. Weirdly though, they don’t smile when they say hola. For me who practically has to smile every time I talk, this irked me out in the beginning. I couldn’t tell if they were friendly for saying hi, or cold for not smiling. I grew used to it and actually got to appreciate the fact that they said hello as compared to the cold strangers of Seoul. Also you would always say Hasta Luego ...