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Travel Blogs from Madrid
... day. Good work, brain.
I decided on going to Madrid to be closer to Pamplona, also a city where I could relax a bit before the three days of chaos that would ensue Sunday-Tuesday. But for now, endless tea and nose blowing in Seville.
I did nothing but be miserable for the next two days. I curled up in blankets, drank cartons of chicken broth, and tried to avoid everyone in the hostel. Really tough to do when you're restless. I would ...
... However, this table was in the sun - which was now beating down at close the thirty degrees. This, combined with a poor menu choice (!), meant we didn't have the relaxing late lunch we had hoped for!!
We had a vague plan to meet the girls in the Retiro gardens, and after a brief stop to look at the exotic gardens within Madrid's main railway station (yes - they do have an indoor exotic garden, complete with a pond containing little turtles!), we met up and swapped plans. ...
Our flat is located in a residential area north of Gran Via, easily accessible on foot and by bus or metro to all the sights we plan to see. It's small but quite adequate for us, and most importantly, boasts A/C, something ...
... cemetery and up an arborious hill, over some rock walls and to the best of my knowledge onto private property, climbing higher, ever higher trying to align the pitch and parallax on a photo which, now I know and to my momentary frustration, has been taken from the air.
That night we went to a music gig, Andrew WK fronting for Marky Ramone playing the Ramones set list. I think Hannah got more out of it than I did, being at least partially familiar with the music ...
We woke up early, had breakfast and said good-bye to Fatima and Javier, their kids, kitty and dogs. We were on mission - We must see the Dali exhibition in Madrid!!! The town we'll stay for the next 3 nights is Cuenca, and Madrid is on the way. Greg seemed very excited.
We hit some commuting traffic and took time to find the parking, but once the car was parked, we ...
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