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... one. Although we were moving at half speed Madrid was a wonderful place to spend some time. The hotel was right on the Gran Via in the centre of the old city. A great location and one of the best small hotels we have ever been in. One of the benefits of travel is that we get to experience new things. This trip hasn't been short on new things as we we got to feel how much a bed on the eighth floor moves in a 4.5 earth quake. Let me tell you ...
... from two women who did not speak English, we were about to collapse into bed when we saw a huge group of people gathering outside of our window down in the street. Then we heard this crazy drumming, so we obviously put our clothes back on and headed into the busy street at around 12:30am.. It was a huge Catholic march to Mass, where they were carrying a giant Jesus, who was carrying his cross, all the way to a Cathedral, to the sounds of a live funeral ...
... apartment could not,
however, offset the anxiety levels that went with the drive up and the need to
drive up and down for groceries and explore the area. After a sleepless night
we decided we would never relax and enjoy so we packed up. David, our host
drove Robin down and I followed.
Our hosts also manage other
holiday rentals and they put us onto Casa Eva in Triana, a little Spanish
village down on ...
... in what has to be the most sinister and unwelcoming pueblo blanco in the whole of Andalucia.
Moving on to Competa we stopped for coffee. It’s obviously an English out post with it’s own English newsagent. It’s very pretty though and has some great views down the valley to the Med.
Cloudless skies today. 28 degrees. Not so typical Bank Holiday weather. ...
... ingredients - or else think up some new names!
Tonight's DVD was 'Evelyn'. We've seen it before so we knew it was a good one. Tomorrow it'll be wash day in the launderette on site and a walk into Torre Del Mar, perhaps.
January 22 Tuesday
The sun was out when we got up at 9 ish so we had breakfast outside and then took usual showers and had a tidy up. Rob took Corrie for ...