Urban Hotel Madrid
Travel Blogs from Madrid
When planning our trip I often wondered how Madrid and Barcelona would compare. I fell in love with Barcelona three years ago so Madrid had big shoes to fill. The thing is, you really can't compare the two anymore than the proverbial apples and oranges. Madrid holds a place in my heart too now. A lot of trees, parks, gorgeous architecture, charming ...
... room, advertised online) I spent a few hours wandering around and getting lost Seville’s winding cobbled alleys, before walking into a bar and approaching the owner of a loud Australian accent. I had a good yarn with Kenzie (?) from Brisbane and her friends, then apparently made her week by giving her the tube of Vegemite I’d had in my pack and barely used for the previous few months - having run out a few weeks before, she was ...
Still can't believe how close everything in Europe the amount of time it took to fly from Rome to Madrid is about the same amount of time it takes to drive from Sydney to Lemo! We met up with Steph at the airport and checked into the Regina another very central hotel which good. Spent the afternoon taking in the sights of Madrid - Palacio Real, Cathedral de la Almudena, Museo de Cera, Glorieta Puerta de Toledo, Salamanca, Opera, Del Sol, etc and even saw the big footy stadium where ...
... fea", "Déjeme en paz", "Vete", "Que te vayas", and a personal favourite of mine, Me: "Por qué?" Javi: "Porque NO".
We then began walking towards the Palacio Real, royal palace. We first visited the Jardines de Sabatini which are some beautiful gardens to the left of the Royal Palace and then we got some photos of the Palace and the area surrounding. We were admiring some street performers and a an who was blowing massive bubbles when suddenly I heard some random music ...
... lens for us to be able to see right into the nests of the Griffon Vultures as they incubate their single egg. There were many Griffon Vultures around their big colony of rocks, as many as 60 odd and a few Black Vultures too but the real excitement came when we saw two rare Black Storks by the River Tajo, apparently the first ones spotted this year according to our guide.
Again we were excited to see close up on the guide telescopic lens a Bonelli's Eagle, ...
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