Aparthotel Convencion Barajas
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... before it is time to crash!
Despite my years of Spanish classes, I suppose I do not know much about Spain. More importantly, I really do not know anything about Santander, which is in the north in a region called Cantabria. I know that every part has its own story, and I really hope I can learn as much about the culture as I can. I want to see all of those different ...
... shops and cafes. All of the churches we wanted to visit were closed until late afternoon or evening (apparently you get extra-long siestas if you work for the Catholic Church), so we unfortunately didn't go inside any of them. We did visit the very large Plaza Mayor, filled with costumed characters busking for money, and the maze of streets surrounding it. The highlights of our day in Madrid, though, were undoubtedly the Prado and the Parque del Buen ...
I had a slim body, pale skin, a pair of Arab eyes and curly hair. I was the only child in my family and communicated by using Arabic language. After my father left, I stopped my education and took over my family ranch as a shepherd. One starring night, I reached a church ...
... us, is THE place to get churros and chocolate. We will be making a stop here another day because it is packed, line out the door, as we go by. Our last stop with her is mile zero. All road miles are measured from this central spot; this is where they all begin. And where our tour ends. We decide to go back to Plaza Mayor for an early ...
... Learned that Madrid is Europe's third most populated city with over 3.2 million people, and its highest capital city at 650 metres above sea level.
- Lost myself for a few hours in the massive private art collection at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.
- Lost myself for even longer in the Museo del Prado, surrounded by masterpieces by Botticelli, El Bosco, Velazquez and Goya.
- Ate all I could eat of ...
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