Hostal San Marcos
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
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... stretch with all sorts of beautiful monuments… there’s the Columbus monument, monuments to Greek gods… a statue of a very fat naked lady getting a suntan… I’m much more eager to snap photos than on my last visit here—but the darkness makes that a bit difficult. So the first part of my night is spent strolling up and down the grand avenues of Madrid, soaking in the pomp and glory that now it seems I have all to myself. Yes, Madrid is ...
... in between. Mornings are when the delivery trucks are in the streets and shop owners are cleaning their front pavements and windows - so sandals are not the best - you end up with mud splatter on your feet. I booked I to the walking tour for midday and then caught the hop on and off bus again - this time the second route which was supposed to only be an hour. There was a bit of a cross over on the two routes but route 2 ventured out of the city centre area. I was able ...
... for siesta! But at the Lola - they were open for drinks so there's where we went.
Oops - forgot to mention at the El Hombre - they'd had many stain glass windows but they were stolen so there is only one left and it's reflection was more beautiful than the window. Also, the stucco walls had multimple colors - red, yellow and most impressive was the blue. Amazing.
Back to dinner - we're back at Lola's and having a few cocktails waiting for 8:00 ...
... take a few more pictures and to do something I've been talking about all week. A very common snack in Madrid is churros con chocolate. We stopped at a place tucked away from the craziness of Puerta del Sol called Chocolates de San Gines. We clearly weren't only ones that read Rick Steves guides, because the place was standing room only. An order comes with 6-8 churros and a hot cup of chocolate that was ...
... I walked into the Plaza Mayor, which was cool and full of tourists taking pictures.
Looking at the tourist information books, I think that my little 41/2 hour walk visited a good chunk of the tourist sites, maybe a quarter of them. My favourites were the Plaza Mayor, which incorporated the Puerto del Sol and was where I took a photo of the Bear and the strawberry tree (that's what the book says, I ...