Hotel Ramon de La Cruz
Travel Blogs from Madrid
... across Placio de cristal, a palace made of crystal in the park. It's not really a palace but is quite an impressive structure nonetheless.
5. Monuments Men - Even though it is not really related to Madrid, we utilised a pretty much washed out day to go watch Monuments Men and we loved it. The entire day was a wash out with persistent rain on the last day so no better way to spend it than sitting in a cinema hall.
... now with 20 km left in the tank & the car starting to not drive so well, there was no service station in sight. Back we headed in the direction of the hotel on the lookout for other service station road sign pictures & we pulled into one with just 10 km worth in the tank! Rather nerve wracking afternoon!
After filling up with enough fuel to get us to where we wanted to go this afternoon & then to the airport in the morning ...
... br> * Tesoro - Treasury
* Castillo - Castle
* Nuevo - New
* The people here don't wake up early and they don't eat dinner until very late! One morning we walked along the street at 9am on a weekday and it was like a ghost town only a couple of people walking their dogs!!
* The unemployment rate in Madrid is about 25%!! And 50% of under 30s are unemployed some even after completing a university degree!
* Their ...
... on the Camino. The last three days were 29km, 21km and 32km. In all I think I made it over 230km and I feel like Iīm getting off easy. Iīm headed to the airport tomorrow and home. I really miss Bunny and Maxx, I canīt wait to see them!
I found out my "waterproof" coat really isnīt waterproof. The snow melted and got into the pocket I had my camera in, it ruined the camera. I wasnīt able to take many pictures the last 3 or 4 days. ...
... with very tall ceilings and idealized images from the bible - all possibly designed to make man feel very small before God. This insight helps me understand why Ayn Rand talked about building a rare temple to celebrate human spirit in The Fountainhead.
After we grabbed an uninspiring lunch, we visited the Santa Cruz museum and saw paintings by El Greco. ...