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... decorated side chapels.
To cap off the day we went to see Monsters University which, if you're wondering, was FANTASTIC! The Pixar short before the movie was pretty much the cutest thing I've ever seen in my life! It was a beautiful story about a blue umbrella. I love Pixar shorts. And after the movie I had a waffle with chocolate sauce and whipped cream. Altogether, my day was awesome!
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... busy morning.
After heading back to the hotel and getting ready to go out again, we trekked down to the metro and learned the Madrid Metro system. (So easy!) We made it to the bull ring with plenty of time to spare and we had time to wander around and people watch. The excitement of the bull fight was something like you'd experience before a Reds game....it resembled a sporting event to us. I decided ...
... tooth fairies in Spain. Instead, there is a tooth mouse named Ratoncito Pérez.
- Spain is 5 times bigger than the UK with only two thirds of its population.
- in the Catalan language, 'pet' means 'to break wind' - so the Pet Shops always cause a laugh.
- Spain is the only country in Europe that produces bananas.
Okay then, that’s about it for now. I ...
... know they ask us to get out of the car… At this stage I start to think what the hell is going on. They ask Dan in Spanish to put his gear from his pockets on the bonnet of car (which we both interpreted as a frisk and put our hands on the car). At this stage of the day it was not ideal (we were both busting for a **** and were frustrated enough as it was), then the searching of the car, bags etc began. We asked what the hell was going on ...
Hola – This is Isabella here talking with you. Happy Thursday! I am writing at 4:13AM Chicago time or 10:13AM Madrid time.
This was our morning to sleep in and get adjusted to the Madrid clock. We forced ourselves to stay up until about 9:30PM last night so we would become Madrileños. 9:30PM may seem like an early bed ...