Mercure Madrid Plaza de Espana
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... areas. our room was ready at 4:00 PM and we were given a mini-suite, since we were one of the more traveled groups with Grand Circle. At 5:00 PM we met with our entire group for a Welcome drink and introductions. Then Filipa led us on a walking tour. We returned about 8:00 PM and, since we were tired, we ordered room service. The order came within 10 minutes and was very ...
... feel. The altar was impressive. It is mostly made out of concrete. Pope John Paul II consecrated the cathedral in 1993.
Left after 1530 to head to the Basilica de San Francisco el Grande. Some some Japanese tourists sampling a local specialty...spaghetti. The basicila was closed but got some exterior shots.
Did some wandering about, getting a bit lost but I had a map and could always backtrack in case my excellent espanol failed me. ...
... reading. 8/11/2014 Saturday It is our last day in Madrid. We leave this evening. Today we walked to see the Plaza de Espana And then Templo de Debod which is an Egyptian temple from 2200 years ago, the time of Cleopatra. After that to Palacio de Conde Duque which had a photographic display of WW1 We then went to a cafe for lunch where very strange things were happening. 3 men were sitting at a table meticulously taking notes and on the table were all sorts of things just like ...
... my stomach on its end and tips it upside down. It feels like it is punching me from the inside out! But we trudge along to our bike tour which sends us down street after street in the longest walk possible to pick up people from other hostels. We get our bikes and the tour starts with a massive hill going down and we are thinking how good is this. But when you go down you must go back up and we tackle that hill a bit later. For what our tour guide has in Enthusiasm he lacks in ...
June 2, 2014 Day 17
Well today was a relaxing, beautiful day and was truly what
the doctor ordered. Class was awesome today and I really feel myself gathering
more confidence to participate, answer questions, and understand whats going
on. Don’t get me wrong, there is some times when I have no idea what the
teacher is saying and I look like a complete idiot when I blankly stare at her
while trying to wrap my head around whats going on. ...