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... during my 6 month tour of the USA—except for maybe a few glimpses in Washington DC. I suddenly find myself falling in love with Europe all over again and feeling the thirst to explore every single city on this continent. Facing the train station is a stunning columned palace with enormous statues of angels and winged horses on the top. You’d think this was the national capital or something—nope, it’s just the Department of Agriculture ...
... with tourists and has a quite large variety of tapas and drinks. Prices, though, are a little higher and the vibe is less authentic, geared more toward groups of roving Brits who want to get “******” than locals who know where the good food deals are. I have to admit, though, to a full tummy and a bit of buzz going before I headed back to the hostel for my free dinner.
My first full day in Madrid dawned gray and rainy as forecast. Spain has a ...
... sight-seeing along with amply free time and flexibility. We decided to take advantage and see what this little town had to offer us. Seeing as it was lunchtime and we hadn’t had anything to eat in SEVERAL hours (just a little sarcasm there), we set out to explore the main streets of town while keeping an eye out for someplace for lunch. Of course being on the coast, our first priority was a good seafood restaurant but that plan looked to be derailed when ...
... shopping the that area
because Madrid fashion is not only cheap but so different and fashion forward.
When living on a budget its hard not to get sucked into temptation and sadly I did
do a little shopping :) We had the best afternoon and if its any indication of
how this weekend is going to be we are going to have a great time. We decided
to walk back to retiro to the book fair after our shopping. Although it was a
long walk, it was worth it and ...
... Tamar went to a travel agency to try and figure
out some things to do on the weekends. We got some awesome information and
Tamar did a good job of navigating the conversation. It looks like this weekend
I will be going to Lisbon Portugal! We went to starbucks to kill sometime
before our late 9 pm dinner and I was proud that I was able to order myself. My
Spanish has already improved in the short time I have been here and cant wait