Intur Palacio San Martin
Travel Blogs from Madrid
July 22, 2013
After sleeping in we went to explore the area around our hotel. As it turns out, the location of our hotel is perfect. It is always a bit of a worry that the location of the hotel we picked months ago will meet our expectations. We are a 5 minute walk from Puerta del Sol and about a 15 minute walk to the Royal …
Salamanca was only a few hours away from Madrid, the capital and largest city in Spain and we arrived around noon in fairly heavy traffic. While everyone off-loaded the car and found the hotel entrance on foot, I turned down the steep alley to park the car and nearly got stuck underneath the pole that indicated the height of vehicles that could fit …
... galleries capture a civilization driven by wealth and status but that's only on the surface. Carly pointed out that the reason the old paintings of Prado had less impact on us than the new of Thyssen-Bornemisza : painting what you see is less interesting than painting what you ...
... and having to transfer lines to get to the station nearest our hostel, so I just decided to walk. I still had a good bit of energy left and I wanted to be very tired so I can sleep well tonight (still working on overcoming the jet lag thing). Plus trainig for the camino is supposed to be happening. It was a nice walk - took about 45 minutes from the Prado to the hostel, along a lot of busy streets. Madrid kind of comes alive after 8 pm - all the ...
... at 5:10. At 5:20 she said we would wait 5 more minutes than the missing guy. I called him and he was close so I walked to him and we walked back to the professor. We quickly saw the senate room which looks just like the senate rooms in the US. Then we met up with the tour guide who was describing paintings in one of the hallways.
The building has 2 parts: a more modern one and an older one. Both are gorgeous. One of the rooms ...
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