Monthly Archives: October 2009

Next Stop:Toledo

I took this guy’s picture because he’s cool like an anorexic Santa Claus, then five days later I was sitting in Plaza de Santa Ana when he came within three feet of me and stood staring for what felt like a ridiculously long time — maybe two minutes?  I refused to look at him because […]

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Random Stuff In Madrid

Loved this purple crosswalk. For those times when it’s an emergency: Just ewww. email alej

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Madrid Por El Trabajo Decente

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Retiro Park

I love this park!  I made a successful attempt to pack far less for this trip than I usually do.  I forgot one item (something to sleep in) and had to hand wash several, but other than those inconveniences, I am now officially carry-on qualified!  I even purchased this awesome bag to commemorate the occasion […]

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Kid Stuff

I like to think the naked kids on the right are staring contemptuously at the clothed kids on the left. These storefronts are actually beside each other as pictured. email alej

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Spanish Grub

As with anywhere we go, the most thoroughly explored part of the culture involves the food and drink.  In Spain, my favorite part was that rioja and cerveza were as common and inexpensive as water.  I also loved the pit stops for cafe con leche but can’t imagine taking the time to do it in […]

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Royal Palace of Madrid

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Near Plaza Mayor

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A Little Madrid Color For You

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Oh, It’s So Romantic!

I kind of love this so I wanted her (pictures are female) to have her own blog post. email alej

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