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Hi again! When we last met I had just
watched a homeless man wash himself in a park. Now after that we wandered over
to the bus and jumped on to the already full busabout bus. The backseat bandits
behind us were loud as all hell and it was as if they had all met each other
before and were having a great time. The
bus guide had a hard time talking as she was as soft as a mouse so we didn’t
hear much about Madrid ...
... her cousin has two sons and she's so proud of them. After eating, my host mom, her sister and cousin stayed there, while me and my roommate went back to the house for a little before figuring out where to go.
We ended up meeting with people at the school (which is a 30 min public transportation away, about a 50 min walk from school) and than decided to go out to Sol, which is the downtown area. We went to different little places, to watch the game ...
With our 15th and final eurail pass travel day we arrived in Madrid, the capital of Spain. Our first impression of Madrid is that it feels much smaller than Barcelona. This is an illusion borne of the fact that the major tourist attractions in Madrid are much closer together than Barcelona.
Our hostel was located near the plaza del sol which is the major ...
... the locals are warm, welcoming and love anyone who wants to chat, even with broken Spanish. The city is a wonderful mix of ancient buildings, winding streets and hidden plazas. One of our favorite views is the street vendors who sell anything from handbags to Spanish fan, all of which lie neatly on a white blanket....why, well we found out when we happened to be walking at the same time as a police officer. Quick as a flash, the white sheet turned into ...
... up. Beer here is cheap (around 1 euro for half litre) along with Sangria on tap which goes for a little more. We did notice after walking around town a while, the number of rainbow coloured flags and blokes holding hands. We discovered that we had arrived in time for the opening of 'Gay Pride' week which attracts thousands of people. Bands were playing in the crowded streets so it was a very festive atmosphere. We ate various tapas and drank beer and sangria before ...