Hostal La Fontana
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... watched some avant garde movies from the 1920s and 30s and I'd have to say some of them were very disturbing.
There were lots of art work to do with the civil war as well and they were depressing but interesting. All in all a great museum. We staggered out of there about 6.30pm worn out from the days travelling, and the heat and the walking so we dawdled home in search of a light snack before resting our fatigued bodies.
We meet our new group tomorrow.
... a kitchen, living room and a few private rooms and one six bed dorm. We originally chose this hostel because of the reasonable price, but really enjoyed the company there.
It's wonderful to connect with so many different people from all over the world. We shared travel tips, sang Karaoke and ate Churros for breakfast.
I wish all our hostel-mates and new friends safe travels.
... Later in the day I asked someone what it was, these children were visiting the cathedral to celebrate the day of the Patron Saint of Madrid. They were bringing with them flowers and banners from the school to be presented to the Saint.
After the Cathedral, Kate and I parted ways. I went to the Cathedral, which was an eccletic mix of different architectural and interior design styles. The stained glass windows once again were pretty cool, ...
... stopped at one of the several restaurants off the lobby and had breakfast and relaxed for an hour or so. Our train won't depart until 11:35.
Our train to Pamplona rolled out of Atocha station at exactly 11:35. Very nice cars... spacious, comfortable seats and a quiet, smooth ride. Now relaxing on the last leg of our trip to Pamplona, ...
Today I decided to leave for some of the more touristy things, such as going to a museum and seeing the train station (I know that doesn't sound touristy but I will explain).
Once I got off the metro to go to the Prado Museum, I heard someone playing drums. As I had the time to, I decided to go check it out to see what was going on. I found out that they were doing a changing of the guard- something that never really happens in Madrid. I just ...