Hotel Victoria Palace
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... well run tourist destination.
Then we took a cab to the highlight of the day. The Michelin (2 star) Sergi Arola restaurant. See the pictures and videos. It was amazing!!! The meal lasted 3.5 hours. It was nearly 6pm when we got out.
We decided to walk back to the hotel about 2.5km. Debbie bought a few more pairs of shoes. We then started a survey of ...
... on the weekends. The bar didn't open until midnight (!) and as we were a half hour early we went to the karaoke bar next door to have a drink. Karaoke actually suits the Spanish culture of music and conviviality and Irfhan got caught up in the moment and entertained the group with his rendition of 'Wild Thing'!!
During our week in Sevilla, the Christmas lights displays were lit up on ...
... the Philippines (names after him), and much more. His empire is known in history books today as the "Empire where the sun never set." because it spanned so much of the earth. As could be expected, he also built the most extravagant palace the world had ever seen at the time for himself and those closest to him.
More than a palace, however, the Escorial is also an impressive Basilica, a monastery, a school, a library, and a royal cemetery. This ...
... marble. Walking through these crypts was another 'Game of Thrones' type moment... very cool. I also really liked the hallway and stairwell leading down to the crypts...probably the nicest hallway I've ever been in... Marble everywhere and crystal chandeliers every few steps all the way down. Interesting fact about the crypts: there's a behind-the-scenes 'rotting room' where the guests-to-be of the crypts are kept in leaden earns ...
... It's right in the heart of the city in Puerta de Sol. Madrid is a fantastic city. It exudes a certain charm with its labyrinth of narrow streets and laneways, beautiful plazas and warm, friendly people and interesting street life. The street art and performances are, perhaps, more varied and creative than anything we've seen elsewhere. Dozens of human statues seemingly solidified in amazing positions attract hundreds of onlookers. We've posted a few ...