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  • Sep7

    Madrid to Tres Cantos

    September 7, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    First day on the trail out of Madrid. Being a Saturday, the streets where very busy. A pilgrim from New Zealand was also starting out today and was glad to join us. The first couple of days are always tough. It was very dry, but luckily it was cool in the morning and only reached 29 in the afternoon. Made it to our first stop. The city of Tres Cantos. (The city of three songs). Have a look at the pics. TerryRead more

  • Sep9

    Manzanares

    September 9, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Left Early this morning for a place called Manzanares el Real. Another clear blue sky day. Again we walked down cow paths and rocky trails into a lovely town. Tonight we are staying at a donation albergue, run by a family that has a shed on their lot that they run for pilgrims. They even served us a fantastic meal! Anyway more pics of today.Read more

  • Sep17

    Villeguillo To Alcazarén

    September 17, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Another day of pine forest paths. The day after having a feast put on by the local bar owner last night, Paul was having a hard day walking, suffering from last nights feast. Most of us are not too hungry today.

    Having a bit of a rest at our new albergue tonight. Tomorrow a 24 km day.

    Rob Lassche, there are a few pics of listings that you have to move fast on!Read more

  • Day3

    Apparently the biggest in Europe.

    September 19, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    Palacio Real De Madrid
    Apparently was built and then the king decided it wasnt big enough so had it made bigger.
    Truly enormous.
    Be prepared to queue and be heckled to buy water, tours and fans...
    Definitely the biggest I have even seen!

  • Day3

    Lunch in Madrid

    September 19, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    As with all cities lunch is best found off the beaten track. Retrogusto in Plaza del Biombo is our stop for today. Sitting in the courtyard under the shade of a tree eating beautifully prepared and reasonably priced food. Lunch plus a glass of wine is about €9

  • Day3

    Tapas Tour

    September 19, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Now... I love food... this we all know and.... I love wine... also something we all know, so, when someone offered me the opportunity of both for 3 hrs for a few Euros then obviously I jumped at it.
    Last night we enjoyed a very good local tour with a very experienced guide who showed us the city, it's people and its cultures through his eyes.
    At stop 1 we ate squid and garlic prawns with bread and white wine. At stop 2 we had bread and chorizo and iberian ham and manchego cheese with red wine and the 3rd stop we had Spanish Omelette with mushrooms and small green peppers with sangria.
    Finishing off with a stroll through the city.
    We both had a fabulous experience that we would both highly recommend even if it means I have to walk even more today to burn it off.
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  • Day4

    Leaving Madrid

    September 20, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    We have had a lovely time in Madrid but we must now leave now for Barcelona. A quick beer and cake whilst we wait for a platform is a must. We had Churros for breakfast which you must try if you come here.
    The trains can be very confusing and different ticket desks only sell tickets for certain trains. The local short distance trains arec Renfe Cercanias. The long distance trains are Renfe trains from the Botanical Gardens.Read more

  • Day3

    Hieroglyphs Anyone?

    September 19, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    Last thing you expect in Madrid is an Egyptian Temple, yet here one is... obviously I need better friends as this was a present from Egypt to Spain.
    Amazed that a building over 2000 years old is still standing even after being sunk when they built a dam and then moved 2855 miles ish.... even in 1965 that was a lot of lorries!!Read more

  • Day10

    Palacio Real de Madrid

    February 17, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Despues de almorzar visitamos el Palacio Real. Usamos audioguia en el recorrido que nos fue muy util para conocer acerca de donde vivivan los antiguos reyes de España.

    Lo que mas nos gusto fueron los detalles y lo especial de cada sala, los tapices en las paredes y la Real Armeria con su coleccion de armaduras.

    De regreso del palacio, hicimos una parada para comer tapas y pinchos en el mercado de San Miguel. Y a la salida habia un Starbucks, asi que tambien fue parada obligada.
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  • Day8

    La primera semana en Chamberi

    February 16 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 13 °C

    Ach die ersten Tage sind verflogen! Letzte Woche um Die Zeit habe ich mich von meiner Familie verabschiedet...es waren viele Eindrücke, Gesichter und Kilometer, aber ich liebe es...

    Die ersten 2 Tage im Büro waren super, auch wenn ich mich wohl dran gewöhnen muss, dass ich um 8 Uhr die einzige bin und freitags um 14 Uhr auch niemand mehr da ist! Aber das bekomme ich hin...

    Die WG Jungs haben mich ordentlich auf Trapp gehalten! Dienstag spontan Party in der Küche, Donnerstag essen beim Mexikaner (glaube niemals einem Mexikaner, wenn er sagt, dass das Essen nicht scharf sei!!!), Freitag Tequila und Killepitsch Tasting (sollte man übrigens mit mindesten 24 Stunden Zeitunterschied konsumieren) und gestern Mittagessen - Abendessen mit Kris - und abends die erste Partynacht!

    Auch in meinem neuen Zimmer fühle ich mich super wohl und hab doch mehr Platz als ich dachte! Das eigene Bad ist mit 6 Mitbewohnern natürlich auch traumhaft...hier bin ich auf jeden Fall das erste Mal die Prinzessin und die Jungs kümmern sich um mich :)

    Wenn es so weiter geht, bleibe ich für immer ♥️
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Comunitat de Madrid, Madrilgo Erkidegoa, Communauté de Madrid, コムニダ・デ・マドリッド, 마드리드 지방, Область Мадрид

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