Tryp Madrid Alameda Aeropuerto
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... pat down! Des loved it! Shame it wasn't a tall blonde, but a stern male doing the pat down!
Madrid is so alive and feels like a constant party atmosphere. When we went out to look for food - we just saw bars and people everywhere which felt like a real holiday feel.
We also caught the Metro from the airport to ...
... it, come back and slowly pray for the sweet embrace of death. Not really. But, I was sick.
Funny how the only times I really get homesick are when I'm physically sick. At one moment, the 16th couldn't come fast enough. I just wanted to be home in my bed, next to my bathroom, where I had endless amounts of soft tissues to embrace my raw nose.
I skyped Nick to check in and see how things at home were. Once the video chat opened, I saw his room ...
... than the Prado, but that's probably because I'm not a huge fan of all the religious art which is the Prado's speciality.
Before leaving the flat I had made sandwiches, and we had arranged to meet in the Parque de Retiro at around 3pm for a picnic lunch. The gardens were busy, as Friday was obviously a public holiday, but there is so much space, and they are so well laid out, that it was relatively easy to find a park bench in the shade. ...
So....obviously I did not hold up my promise of blogging more often....there just never seems like enough time! So, with that said, prepare for a long blog post! To start off, whether I said this previously or not, our apartments in Madrid are amazing. We have a washing machine, a dishwasher, an oven and a stove! An entire, full-working kitchen! Also, a TV that we can change to english....which has definitely proven to provide some very lazy afternoons (which I ...
... an accordion player. As we stop to listen, along come two policemen on horseback. One of the horses starts to prance/dance to the music - so cute, but as luck would have it, we didn't have our camera.
Later in the day, we head to the Prado Museum - we can get a senior's rate by showing our passports - bonus! We spend several hours in the museum - there is a special exhibition of Velazquez paintings along with the ones usually there, as well as works by Goya, El Greco ...