Madrid confuses me. There is a clear distinction between drivers in Madrid and the pedestrians. The drivers seem to be out to kill, they don’t seem to like to stop and they despise other drivers. The pedestrians on the other hand are calm, peaceful and really like to take their time walking, and they adore moving in large crowds swarming all over the footpath.
Thursday. My first real day in Madrid. The first thing I had intended to, the walking tour, I missed as I slept in. So instead I took a wander around the local park; the Buen Retiro Park on the East side of the city.
There’s a rivalry between Granada and Seville. They both claim to be the originators of Flamenco. I have now seen the dance in both places and can’t decide which is better/I prefer.
After the calamity of Sunday, I ensured I got to the bus station with over an hour to spare to get my ticket to Seville. As it turns out, this was just about right. I ended up spending roughly 30 to 45 minutes in the ticket queue but this time I was successful. Continue reading “Keep It On Ice”
One of the reasons I wanted to visit Malaga was so that I could take a day trip out to Gibraltar. Seems it’s easier said than done.
I hadn’t realised my last update was from Granada. Since then I’ve been to Malaga and currently in Seville, so let me first tell you about Malaga… Continue reading “Right Back At It Again”
Well I was lied to.