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Coronation of new King of Spain Felipe VI. - Varelas family arrival How exciting we just arrived in Madrid at 3.30pm and the atmosphere is buzzing over the new King being proclaimed and him walking through Gran Via in Madrid Centrale. We've had a long but smooth flight and although jet lagged are resting for a bit then off to check il parque del …
Marjetice, ciklame, brsteča drevesa, zelena travica in 20°C. Pomlad je definitivno že prišla v Španijo. Čeprav so jutra in večeri precej hladni, se čez dan sprehajamo v kratkih rokavih. Poleti mora biti vročina ubijalska; zdi se mi, da smo izbrali ravno pravi čas za obisk Španije. Je pa kar tež …
... clouds covered everything and then grabbed the train to head home.
This was the first time that I had dinner on my own without Sarah. She's in Oporto, Portugal this weekend, so it was just me and Isabel. When dinner ended, I talked with family for a bit, sent some emails, got ready, and headed back out.
We went to Kapital to dance until 4:30am. It was awesome. Seven floors of dance music, lounges, bars and dance floors. Now, it's time to sleep until the afternoon! ...
Spent the morning exploring further, found Plaza Major. Much walking a again, back to hotel to await the arrival of Lynette. She eventually arrived at around 4pm. Walked down to a tapas place for dinner, then back to hotel, which took longer because I had to keep stopping for a rest. Shops open late here, until 9pm in some cases. They don't open until 9 or 9.30am. It's still dark here until nearly 9pm. Prices are quite good for regular fashion, but still expensive for ...
... that I could get a coffee at the airport and relax for a few minutes while they went through customs. The metro was soooooo much easier than I thought it would be to use. Easier than even London's system! Clean too! No one asked me for money, I did get "pocket checked" a couple of times by pickpockets, but what's new...
It took more than 75 minutes to get out to the airport. I freaked. The problem: I knew that if I missed them ...
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