Senator Gran Via 70 Spa Hotel
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Day 41 Madrid
Today was the first day in a month where I was able to sleep-in and catch up on some sleep and sleep-in I did! Mark and I met up in the late morning to explore the area and find some food and a Laundromat. We departed the hotel and went for a walk down the nearby streets. We found multiple restaurants, pharmacies, banks and stores but we didn't find a Laundromat. So we gave up and walked back to the hotel. Using Google ...
... how long the flight was suppose to take, but my thought process was, if were already up here and halfway there, why not keep going. But, I guess, better safe than sorry....
We disembark, again... This time to the unknown departure. I settle in because I have no idea what is going, although exhausted and famished. Stupidly, I log in to the 30 minutes free WIFI and let everyone know that I’ve made it.... somewhere. Little did I know I would be there for 13 hours ...
... in and didn’t print our passes we had to pay 15 euro each… WTF. So, we
went to this shady exchange place and rented a computer. BUT the passes were
saved on my computer and we couldn’t transfer the documents… after about 15
mins of panic, Amanda geniously thought to put the document on a jump drive and
transfer the information to the rented computer. We figured it all out and the
whole ordeal ended up only costing 2 euro and a lot of ...
... really modern. They built all of these side chapels like most cathedrals have, but only a few of them actually have altars in them. The stained glass is very modern, and the ceiling is very vibrantly colored. It creates a very large contrast. I want to say I don't like it, that I think the difference between the beautiful grand and majestic architecture and the super simplistic, almost Picasso-like stained glass makes the artwork feel misplaced ...
At this site there was originally an Arab fortress built in the 6th century. It was the highest building of the time to control the city. After the Reconquista of the 11th Century, Toledo was the capital until the 16th century when Madrid was made capital of Spain. Unfortunately the palace burned down in the 18th century and the Bourbon monarchs rebuilt the ...