Hotel La Princesa
Travel Blogs from Alcorcon
... stage and played two songs right next to us! Way to give a little love to your fans in the back! Leaving the concert we are of course hungry again so it is time for more tapas! Not sure about some of the open restaurants we opt for the known La Concha again. This time we order tower of tomatoes, tomatoes stacked with layers of mozzarella, and Salmonojers, a tomato paste-like mixture you spread on bread. Both very tasty, I'm becoming a big fan ...
... was still pretty good. So today I spent a cracking day wandering around Madrid with Enrique, who I had met in Malaga and heard all about his crazy adventures in Granada. We had a chilled out lunch in the park and went on an awesome wild goose chase to find his dad some marzipan. Then we had a sweet tapas dinner and off I went. This time I made the train and it's a damn good thing too, because I fly out of Lisbon tomorrow night and really couldn't afford to miss another bloody ...
... area is still a rather wealthy area I think. Had a couple of very nice rolls for lunch at a lovely cafe near the park. We were the only people eating as I think most were just having a drink before going home for lunch. We were also the only people not immaculately dressed! Most also had a dog in tow- little poodles being very ...
... to meet at the dining room but I was unable to meet her. In the end I finally met the program director.
The students were extremely different from the students I was used to at Rice. They seemed to be all part of a sorority or fraternity house and they talked a lot about drinking. They were friendly, very much so, but it was interesting how different they were from the college students I were used to ...
... also impressive to see. One thing I noticed from the Spanish, was the way they stare at you. Coming from England, the land of the "so called manners", staring at someone is rude, but it seemed that in Spain that was completely normal, as I later found out from two Mexicans who I met in Cordoba, who also thought that the whole staring thing was an odd thing to do.
Anyway back to Madrid, which despite being the second biggest city in Spain, it is ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services