Posada del Agua
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... is worth over 15 million dollars. The royal Armory shows some of the shields and weapons used by generations of the royals. Then I visited the Almudena Cathedral on the opposite side of the Palace. It's interior is beautiful with high ceiling and nice paintings as well as stained glass. My next stop is the Monastery El Escorial. it is a about an hour NW of Madrid by bus. This monastery was built by King Philip II in the 1500's, we started the tour by visiting the architecture ...
... tour guide for this place, but it was so busy on Saturday that they did not have enough and we had to explore on our own. It was an amazing place and eerily cool. Obviously there were many places we could not see, like where the Monks live, and the Palace part. We also were not allowed to go into the Basilica because there was a wedding going on. It was so incredibly big however that it really did not matter because we would not have had time to do everything anyways.
Stuff ups with buses etc. arrived in Saville 10.30 dinner then bed.
Have three great days with Lorraine. Visited churches, convents, bibloteca's and other interesting historic places.
We had forgotten how late the Spanish eat, how much they smoke but how fabulous the food and vino is.
You pass by the schools, kids out the front smoking in their non uniform, some with shorts that don't meet their ...
... peaceful enclosed garden spaces. There were lots of cute little kittens sunning themselves at the entrance. MP= "That's because they don't believe in contraception"
We ate well there too. Simple hearty food but we got homemade empaņadas and the local biscuits. On the whole we're finding the Spanish fare much blander than what we expected. Eggs, cheese, potato and many varieties of pig. So ...
... guitar. If this had been in the US, I would have been bored out of my mind, but the effect of it being read by passionate Spanish people accompanied by the classical guitar made it incredibly interesting. I now feel very cultured. After the poetry came the real show - Flamenco. This woman was amazing. Although I caught a glimpse of the Flamenco in Cadiz, it was nothing compared to this. The guitar playing in the background was completely improv and the woman moved ...