Novotel Madrid Campo De Las Naciones
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It was such a short layover, only 19hrs or so. We arrived in the afternoon and departed early morning the next day. So it was just normal that we wanted to seize the day. After dropping our luggage in the room, checked messages and messaged those important people in our lives, like boyfriend and family that we have reached safely, changed to …
... things you would want in a market, and a veritable treasure trove of everything and everything in the one place. I think it spread down the hill from the Latina metro station to the bottom of the hill some kilometre away and could have gone further across the hill, I don’t know, we didn’t see the lot of it. The wares were sorted out into their departments as such and we started in the flea market with trinkets and T-shirts, moved into the ...
... can only assume we were doing that sort of speed as we flashed past the landscape. But even at this speed, we travelled smoothly with only a most gentle sway and minimal noise. Amazing.
The train was scheduled to depart at 13.45 and it did exactly that and I mean to the second. One minute we were sitting smoothly wondering why there weren't many passengers in our carriage and then we were almost imperceptibly moving alongside the long platform with a steady acceleration until ...
... platform and looked around. Adventure time! (basically what I say whenever I screw things up. It usually makes me feel better.)
I went to an information booth and asked how to get to the station I had directions for. The man looked at me, laughed, and told me he had no idea.
I thanked him but secretly cursed his existence under my breath. So... nothing left to do but go outside.
I looked at my watch and saw it ...
... trip back to Madrid. A toasted sandwich for lunch then back on the bus for a tour of Madrid
So, what do I think of Madrid? I like it! There are some lovely buildings and squares here and fairly easy to get around it seems. Weather today was cool and windy but the rain that looked threatening, pretty well held off
Tomorrow...a bit of culture perhaps??