Petit Palace Italia
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... and opened to the public in
1972. The reassembled gateways appear to have been placed in a different
order than when originally erected. Compared to a photo of the original site,
the gateway topped by a serpent flanked sun appears not to have been the
closest gateway to the temple proper. It constitutes one of the few works of
ancient Egyptian architecture which can be seen outside Egypt and the only one
of its kind in Spain.
Today was an early day for the last bit of travel in our hop around Europe. Our flight was delayed by about a half an hour, but that didn't matter...we were ready to leave Rome. We eventually liked Rome, but it definitely didn't capture us like some of the other places we've been. We were settled in at our apartment by mid-afternoon, but hadn't had lunch yet so we were starving. As we walked to our tour of Bernabeu Stadium, we discussed how hungry we were, so ...
... as well as a lake where you can rent a boat. The line for renting a boat was too long for us this time but next visit we will definitely rent one.
We had several places we wanted to visit for our sun holiday but after talking to Kole's coworker, Jorge, who lives in Madrid, it sounded like a great destination. Jorge was able to give us all sorts of recommendations. He was even nice enough to book us a table ...
... nearby church while I was up there and figured I'd check out and see if there was mass available in the evening, so I would have more flexibility the next day in getting to Malaga.
I ended up at St. Jerome and there were a bunch of people there, but all they did was Stations of the cross . No mass! Whoops. I did get to see two nuns at the end which was sort of neat - I wasn't sure if the Monastery there was still running or not, but apparently ...
... br> The night before we left Madrid, we met up with the son and daughter-in-law of my former colleague Nancy M. Mike and Laura are living in Spain for the year and having their own amazing journey. They took us to a café that serves one signature dish -- tortilla de patatas. Tortilla de patatas is a very potato-y omelet, like a quiche without the crust. Usually they are made ahead of time, but this hole in the wall (literally as it was in a ...