Tryp Madrid Atocha
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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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Up early after a fitful nights sleep, Café con leche and Pain au Chocolat, the lightness of the breakfast was to prove an issue later, we headed off to Palacio Real De Marid (Royal Palace of Madrid) and Museon Thyssen-Bornemisza. Now masters of the Metro ;-) we navigated our way to a station close to the Palace and enjoyed a pleasant walk through a plaza and gardens to the Palace. The Palace is amazing, well setup for visitors, armed with inside ...
... and a dining room set for over 40 people. Similar to how we all live!
The clouds wer rolling back in so we found a small restaurant to have dinner in while it poured outside, then on the walk back to our hotel, we found a wonderful dessert place which made Buzz very happy.
Monday we had no plans so we strolled around the ...
... we came by the National Library, which happened to have an exhibit on the Spanish influence in North America. Not only was it free to get in, but it was the LAST DAY that exhibit was running! It was super cool seeing in Spain the influence the Spanish conquistadors/settlers had on the development of America. From there, we walked back to his apartment so that I could pick up the Irish souvenirs he put in his bag for me. I mentioned to him that my host parents were celebrating their ...
... for us at their apartment in the Jewish quarter. The walk was through the Sabatini gardens and along the front of the palace and the Cathedral of Madrid and in the overcast weather of the day, we were struck with the greyness of these buildings in the greyness of the afternoon. Very austere. We lost ourselves a few times, but we found Dimi and Mick ready to go out for a drinky or two… ...
... out the market (lots of ham of course) and had our daily ice cream. I got a mini ice cream cone because Brittany and I wanted to try the churros con chocolate that we have been seeing everywhere in Madrid. I was expecting more of a chocolate syrup you dip on but it was really more of a thick hot chocolate for dipping. Quite yummy. Then we got some sangria from one of the stands in the market and took it to the Plaza Mayor ...