Petit Palace President Castellana
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... people going in. We're very pleasantly surprised when we go in - it's a magnificent building. From the 8th century, the Mezquita was the crowning Muslim architectural achievement in the West. They've left most of the original mosque intact (unlike other cathedrals) and have built the 16th century cathedral inside it. The building has the large, square footprint of a typical mosque. It is full of columns, many recycled from Roman buildings, joined with ...
... when I arrived there and that I would have to collect it, clear customs and re check-in for my flight out of Curacao. With no alternative but to go along with this information I was annoyed but all was not lost as I at least had a spare set of clothes in my carry on (lugging that around is not for nothing, ha!);
... kick back happening. I then walked to visit the Caixa Forum as lonely planet had listed it as a free and interesting art gallery, but since the time lovely planet was published an admission fee seems to have been added - but the outside of the building was very interesting with a living mossy fern garden growing up one of the walls. Instead of visiting I had a nap before meeting some of the people from the walking tour to visit the Reina Sofia from the handy tip from ...
... a 2 hour flight with no changes, how difficult could it be to get our luggage to the hotel!) we catch the metro to Sol, and walk up to Plaza Mayor, the heart of tourist Central of Madrid and book onto a walking tour of the city. It doesn't start for 4 hours so we do some walking of our own around Real Palace and gardens up to Plaza Toledo and into La Latina area for some lunch. It seems the longer you stay in one cervezeria the bigger your ...
Well this place rocks.....I love it! Took a while to exit Atocha station as it is as big as small airport. Outside three lanes of taxis were continually picking up passengers and moving off when given the go ahead from an excitable bloke in a fluorescent vest. Traffic CRAZY accompanied by incessant horn honking. Settled into my apartment which I am very pleased with even though it does sometimes feel like I am living in IKEA . Shabby chic with ...