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We learned on this trip that the Oxford rain is going to follow us everywhere. Pretty much the entire time we were in Madrid, it was raining. Unfortunately for Madrid, they don't typically get much rain so they were very unprepared. The city is built to enhance the population's love of the sun, so when it was pouring out it was pretty hard to find …
... know very interesting people and seeing amazing things along the way.
The next morning we loaded up the bus once again and headed off for the Royal Palace of Sintra, the best preserved royal palace in Portugal. The palace itself is a beautiful white washed building with bright yellow trim all around which we learned is a very common color scheme in Portugal as it helps to regulate the temperature inside the buildings. One of the first things that we saw as ...
... to let me eat something and I went out and got myself a pizza. I was so grateful to just be able to swallow water let alone pizza. Briony was so glad as she knew this would be the sick of my whining and complaining! The first bit off food to enter my stomach and stay there for the day was at 10 30 pm. It was a long day. We got through half of another Nic Cage flick before we came to our senses and head upstairs. We were tired from the last week of excitement and a good sleep was coming our ...
... 15 minutes of fame.
We had four plates of food, from two different cooking teams, and I think I enjoyed the kebabs most of all. Everything was prepared pretty well, though, and at the end of the day, when we had to vote, it was a tough decision. I think all our plates varied a little bit too much as well to come to a general consensus.
We then dropped our envelopes (with our votes) inside a clear box on camera and then headed off. ...
... than Madrid, but at least there is no rain expected. Long-range forecasts before we left the UK predicted rain and the possibility of snow. Just glad not to be soggy in Segovia.
The roads out of Madrid are farily quiet and the traffic flows freely. The sky is overcast and looks foreboding as we drive towards Segovia, hopefully the forecast is accurate and the rain will hold off.