Senator Gran Via 21 Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSenator Gran Via 21 Hotel Madrid
Chose this hotel because of great reviews and was not disappointed. Absolutely central to everything. Tapas bars, macdonalds and metro right on the doorstep and taxis a sitting on the curb. Double glazed windows, a bit of traffic noise but not a problem. Would certainly like to
stay here again next time we come to Madrid.
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The road from Valencia to Madrid is super boring. Think long straight roads with no towns and only a few bits of shrubs and dry grass. However I eventually arrive and meet Zac who is doing the Iberian adventure too. After the futball we head to El Tigre where you squish in and get a massive plate of free food with your drinks. Like enough to feed an army. Ridiculous. The sangria wasn't bad either.
... is following her or being weird, and they let her stay there until the person passes. It was nice to feel that safety. We ended up eating some blue cheese on bread, and we had some tuna fish salad. Along with that, we had a quiche potato kind of thing, and we ate that on bread as well. It was nice to have that, and the mixture of the food was great. We went out with her sister and her cousin, and we talked about the culture a little bit, but also ...
... charge back. The economic crisis is hitting the working class in Spain hard and this is apparent by the number of young, well qualified people we have met who have been out of work for over a year. All of them are very humble and really all they want to do is find work. It make us both feel very lucky to be doing what we are doing right now and very aware that many people in this country and world are struggling right now. Overall we have had a wonderful time ...
... now, and it was absolutely incredible. Basically, what I got from it was there is a lot of robbing and stealing going on by all politicians, and nothing is being done to stop it, let alone punish those involved. People are outraged, but there is no judicial action occurring. The politicians, according to Antonio, "are more worried about if the gays can get married and adopt babies than the corruption occurring and the people struggling from the crisis". Specifically, ...
... visited a cathedral which was more famous (albeit much smaller). The cathedral itself was nothing special, but it housed the painting by El Greco which you will find at the link below (I was unable to take a picture). The painting depicts the burial of Count of Orgaz which is believed that St. Stephen and another St. (I forget the name) came down from heaven to bury him (as seen in the picture) and his ...