Travel Blogs from Madrid
... and it was definitely an adventure. My dad always
tells me to expect delays when traveling, and expect things to go wrong… well
this was definitely one of those situations… our ‘FOZ’ experience didn’t really
happen, infact we aren’t really sure if it exists. I was thankful for what had
happened because we spent the entire afternoon laughing about it and we did get
to see the coast line which was incredible. We sat in ...
... exploring the streets of Barcelona (El Gotic, El Born, Barceloneta, El Raval, and Poble Sec)... I've done so much, and still so much left to do!
Side note: I'm watching the discovery channel in espanyol. Still very interesting.
I'm going to take it easy tomorrow. I'm good with planning my entire trip and foreseeing how to manage to stay comfortable and stay feeling balanced. I'm just sad that this vacation will be coming to an end.
... Margin Call: Simon Baker at 300kmh? Don't mind if I do!!!
So I arrive at Madrid Puerta de Atocha - the main station, to meet these babies. Literally. One is called Day and one is called Night. If you need an explanation about which is which, please let me know so I can delete you from my mailing list. You are far too stupid to be my friend! ;-) However if you would like to know more, you ...
... We weren't sure how they got up the narrow road. The monastery is fairly dull, though quite big, not sure how many monks live here but it could accommodate hundreds. The basilica was quite attractive. The surrounds, however, are spectacular, the serrated mountain range (hence the name) is a very dramatic backdrop for the monastery. There were cable cars and a funicular railway that took you to other picturesque vantage points. We did a tour of the basilica ...
... I could tell from the moment we stepped into Clube de Fado that we were in for a treat. Dimly lit and resembling somewhere off a vintage movie set, we found ourselves seated in a packed dining room, ordering vastly over priced (in my opinion) salads and soups. I knew from the beginning that this was to be a dinner and a show, but I wasn’t prepared for the first act, which started as we were waiting for our orders to arrive. The lead singer came and stood up front ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Nacional Madrid
Clean rooms, gorgeous lobby, wonderful breakfast, beautiful view from terrace in the room. Not much else I could ask for.
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