Travel Blogs from Madrid
Chris had made a lunch reservation at an Italian restaurant for 1430. This left the morning free so we decided to do a tour of Madrid city - by bike. There were walking tours we could have joined but there was quite a bit of ground to cover and we didn't think we would get too far by foot.
Trixi Madrid Tours sounded ideal as we didn't …
Another big day. Took the cab to the Prado museum. There was already a long queue. I joined it and rang Debbie to find an alternative. She found an unmanned booth where tickets can be purchased "cards only" and we proceeded to another much shorter queue to get in. The admin side of the museum is well set up. There was a cloak room service. We all …
For the first time this trip, our breakfast was not included at the hotel so we dined across the road. The waiter spoke fluent English. We ate light as lunch was going to be big.
As lunch was going to be late (our reservation was for 1430), we decided to walk around the neighbourhood - firstly to the Plaza Mayor, a grand square surrounded …
On the final breakfast fellow diners included 2 guys from Montreal. One was born in Brazil. They were driving around Morocco for 2 weeks. They told us to visit India. They said it was very confronting and it challenged them on what was important in life. Despite extreme poverty in India, they seem happy! I've heard this before. I told Debbie maybe …
... breakfast sandwiches from the flight and watched some overweight Asian gentleman do their best impersonation of Bruce Lee. The Temple de Debod was absolutely incredible, apparently around 1950-1960 it was given as a gift to Spain as a token of graditute for the aid provided in rescuing the temples of Abu Simbel, in Nubia. The temple was devoted to the cult of the gods Amun and Isis. From the outside it looked pretty simple, two rectangular ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHOTEL PRECIADOS Madrid
Great location. Near all the street food and shopping. Staff are friendly and helpful. Room is very clean and comfortable
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