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... review the day with over dinner, and, well, snuggle up with at night. And I’d had all that with Avi in France, and travelling alone just kind of paled by comparison. It was almost time to go home.
But not quite. I had two days in Córdoba and three days in Madrid, and there were things to see, so see them I would. For one thing, Córdoba contained the Mezquita, and Avi had suggested the Mezquita was the one cathedral that could make me go back on ...
... no. Although I can't speak Spanish I could figure out what they were saying somewhat. It was a silly movie Asterix and Obelix but mildly amusing. The scenery as we made our way up to Madrid was a mixture of extremely dry and mountainous interspersed with irrigated fruit growing areas. Lots of what seemed to be abandoned ...
... some last moments with paige and Sydney because they leave
tomorrow. Tamar and I had to leave because we had dinner at 8 with abuela. It
was hard saying good bye because we have become such good friends- I have a
feeling the universe will work its magic and we will meet again soon. Tamar and
I metroed home and got home right in time for our last dinner with abuela. She
made us some traditional spainish dishes like- CROQUETAS! They were amazing ...
... phone call-wise! Next walked for miles around the Puerto del Sol, El Cortes Inglis (huge department stores), the impressive Royal Palace and lovely squares and plazas, cobbled streets and parks.
Hungry again, so time for another menu del dia (we've learned it is best to have these inexpensive 'complete meals', that are only served at lunch time, which is from about 1-4 pm, because they are huge and usually last us for the ...
... t buy anything, explored, watched the second half of the Spain-Chile football match that appeared on a screen by one of the boarding gates, and read the three newspapers I'd brought from the UK. I tried to avoid reading any of the books I'd brought because I knew they'd have to last me until Christmas! In the early hours of the morning they showed all of a Brazil-Portugal football match, so I watched that as well. I changed a 10-dollar note into euros, but this only resulted ...